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At Nyah with friends

Just a 1 hour and 20 minutes drive from Kerang.

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Easter Monday at Echuca

  and the Steam Mill     See the full gallery on Posterous See the full gallery on Posterous

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Around the campfire

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Moonrise

On Saturday night there was a beautiful moon rise. To be able to take shots, I increased the ISO – unfortunately this introduced some very visible grain. All the same I thought the photos were nice.

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Drive around Kerang

  I quite like the scenery around Kerang. On Saturday afternoon I took a short drive to the north of Kerang to take some photos. Although I took quite a few photos, I was only happy with a couple of … Continue reading

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Pioneer Settlement – Swan Hill

On Saturday morning we went to the markets at Murrabit. A huge market that brings many visitors to the little town. From Murrabit we crossed the Murray into New South Wales and drove partly on dirt roads to Swan Hill … Continue reading

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Geocaching

  This morning we went for the search of some GeoCaches. Looked for 3 caches – found only one. My second find ever. I enjoyed the drive in the countryside and the little walks. The third cache led us to … Continue reading

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No Photos – again

The caravan park is not inspiring to take photos – nor is the surrounding area. We haven’t ventured much outside. Only trips have been to Saveway in town for groceries. During Thursday lots of caravaners arrived. We chatted with some … Continue reading

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To Kerang

Mosquitoes and other bugs were quite bad at Wanganella Creek so we didn’t hang around in the morning. By lunch time we arrived at the caravan park in Kerang. We will stay here until Tuesday. There is an unofficial gathering … Continue reading

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More Wanganella Creek

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Wanganella Creek

This morning we were on our way by 8am. It is so much easier when you don’t unhook the caravan from the tug. We followed the Newell Highway to West Wyalong, where we left it behind to take the much … Continue reading

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Just before sunset

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Along the river Forbes

View across the river Duck at river’s edge Grasses in the water Cycle path bridge Reflections: Upstream view Fishing

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Forbes – Free camping at the river’s edge

Stopped in Parkes for a spot of lunch. Parkes is a lovely Country Town with some old buildings. We drove on to Forbes, where the Information Center gave us directions to this lovely spot by the river.  

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Wambelong Nature Trail

At the visitors centre we debated whether a yearly pass for the NSW National Parks was a worthwhile investment. In the end we decided on the yearly pass. We picked up a brochure about the walks in the park and … Continue reading

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White Gum Lookout

Next stop was at the White Gum Lookout. A wheel chair suitable path let from the car park through native forest to a lookout over some of the peaks of the Warrumbungle. I enjoyed the walk and the scenery was … Continue reading

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Anglo-Australian Telescope

  View from  Siding Spring Observatory::   An other view from  Siding Spring Observatory across Warrumbungle National Park:   View of the telescope – it is huge!   An other view of the Telescope:   Just before leaving the Siding … Continue reading

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Morning cuppa

For dinner last night we went to the local bowls club. Chicken Parmigiano. I was in bed by 7:30 and asleep soon after, despite the noisy road close by. This morning we got up a little after 7:00. Beautiful sunshine. … Continue reading

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Arrived at Coonabarabran

We drove a bit further than originally planned. We will stay here a couple of nights. Tomorrow we will explore the Warrumbungle National Park.  

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More Photos just before sunset

Amazing how the light changes just before sunset. I had to take some more photos. We now had dinner – chicken and a nice salad. Worked out where we want to stay next night as well as the route there. … Continue reading

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Some Photos around our campsite

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First overnight stop

We arrived at lake Coolmunda Caravan Park around 2:30 pm. Beautiful scenery. Beautiful weather. Just relaxing in the shade.

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Almost ready to go.

Just waiting for the washing to finish. Beside we don’t want to leave in. Peak hour. Probably leave around 10

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One more sleep

We began planning this trip back in December – before we had a caravan. Plans have been changing a fair bit. Today the plan is quite minimal. Tomorrow, we head out of Brisbane along the same route we took last … Continue reading

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