Category Archives: Our travels in 2016

Blogs about our travels in the year 2016. This will include short trips in Queensland, travels to NSW and travels to Western Australia

Easter 2016 – Wondai

26th April We could have made it home from Wandoan in a long day of driving. But as we were not in a hurry we decided to break for the night in Wondai. We set up camp in the middle … Continue reading

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Easter 2016 – Wandoan

21st April We had arranged this trip so that we could attend a gathering at Wandoan organised by the founder of RV Homebase, Peter Shadforth. Camping was organised at the Juandah Historical Village with 21 RVs attending. The weekend had … Continue reading

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Easter 2016 – Wallumbilla to Possum Park

18th April It was finally time to leave Bollon as we needed to be in Wandoan by the 21st for a gathering. We had originally planned to head east from St George to Moonie and then north, however, we were … Continue reading

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Easter 2016 – St George

14th April On receiving advice that Erich’s camera had been repaired, we decided to have it sent to St George, the closest large town to Bollon. As we had no real need to move camp we decided to extend our … Continue reading

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Easter 2016 – Bollon Wildlife

9th – 18th April The wildlife, particularly the birds, at Bollon was prolific. Erich took so many photos that I decided they deserved their own post. Not exactly wildlife but isn’t this a beautiful animal. Looking for a drink at … Continue reading

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Easter 2016 – Bollon

9th April After discovering that our caravan tyres on the front axle were not going to see us home as we had hoped at the start of the trip, we arranged with the local Cunnamulla tyre dealer to fit two … Continue reading

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Easter 2016 – Cunnamulla again

9th April I omitted some photos from the previous post about Cunnamulla so here they are. Views of the Warrego River just a few meters from our caravan. The locals enjoyed waterskiing on the river in the afternoons. Another lovely … Continue reading

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Easter 2016 – Day trip to Eulo & Yowah Opal Fields

8th April We had decided on a day trip west to Eulo and the Yowah Opal Fields leaving the van in Cunnamulla, planning to lunch at the cafe at Yowah. First stop was the small town of Eulo where this … Continue reading

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Easter 2016 – Cunnamulla

5th April We got a reasonably early start from Cobar heading towards Bourke with the intention of stopping for the night at a rest area north of Bourke. Having been to Bourke twice before there was no reason for us … Continue reading

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Easter 2016 – Cobar

4th April Continuing north along the Kidman Way, our next planned stop was in Cobar. So far traffic had been very light though we passed many empty semis that must have been part of the Burrumbuttock Hay Runners heading home … Continue reading

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Easter 2016 – Hillston

1st April Leaving Lake Wyangan, we travelled north on the Kidman Way stopping at the small town of Hillston to refuel, eat lunch, stock up on groceries and use the dump point. This is a very nice town where we … Continue reading

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Easter 2016 – Lake Wyangan revisited

30th March With Easter over for another year, we now headed north on our return journey. As the plan was to take the Kidman Way all the way north to Queensland, we decided to revisit Lake Wyangan outside of Griffith … Continue reading

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Easter 2016 – Finley Caravaners Forum Gathering

25th March The purpose of this 6 week trip was to attend our fourth CF Easter gathering and a chance to catch up with Forum members we have met in the past and get to know any new faces. Though … Continue reading

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Easter 2016 – Finley NSW

24th March When we told people that we were travelling to Finley for Easter, the response was invariably “Why?”. So we were a little unsure if this was a good idea or not but as we have come to realise, … Continue reading

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Easter 2016 – Lake Wyangan

22nd March – Lake Wyangan, Griffith Leaving Gum Bend Lake, we travelled via Lake Cargelligo and Rankin Springs to Griffith. As we had to drive through town to get to our camp spot at Lake Wyangan, we decided to stop … Continue reading

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Easter 2016 – Utes in the Paddock

21st March On our previous visit to Gum Bend Lake near Condoblin, an old chap drove around the camp ground handing out flyers about the Utes in the Paddock display some kilometres east of Condoblin. As we were travelling in … Continue reading

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Easter 2016 – Gum Bend Lake

21st March Our travel plans were to stay on minor roads as much as possible – so much more relaxed and pleasant than being rushed along on the highways and seeing very little, so our journey to Gum Bend Lake … Continue reading

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Easter 2016 – Ponto Falls

19th March We got off to a timely start from Caroona intending to make Ponto Falls, between Dubbo and Wellington, our next overnight stop. Travelling west on minor roads we encountered little traffic, passing Premer where we had previously camped … Continue reading

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Easter 2016 – Caroona

18th March After leaving Bingara, we skirted around Tamworth as we had been there before and headed to Werris Creek for lunch. There was a Geocache at the historic railway station opposite the cafe so we decided to try our … Continue reading

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Easter 2016 – Bingara

17th March As we had plenty of time to get to Finley for the CF UWE over Easter, we were able to take our time stopping at some of our favourite campsites and investigating those that had been recommended by … Continue reading

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Easter 2016 – Texas Qld

This year’s Caravaners Forum Easter UWE was to be held in Finley NSW and, as we had no firm travel plans until June, we decided to make a 6 week round trip to attend the weekend gathering and to include … Continue reading

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RV Homebase Group Getaway

Having had such a good time at Standown Park for New Year’s Eve, fellow RVHB residents, Bev and Frans, decided it would make the perfect place for a residents’ getaway which was duly organised for the weekend of 20th & … Continue reading

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Welcoming a New Year – 2016

2016 got off to a fine start for us when we welcomed it in at one of our favourite places, Standown Park http://standown.com.au/. The theme for New Year’s Eve was the ‘60s and ‘70s with live entertainment and a communal … Continue reading

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