Wudinna, South Australia

A stone’s throw west of Kimba is another town with a strong heritage in agriculture – Wudinna. Information brochures speak of the giant granite outcrops with unique rock formations that can be seen throughout the region and we saw plenty of these. However, in the main street, service stores dominate and huge harvesting combines park…

Point Lowly, South Australia

The challenge of blogging on the road is simultaneously having good connectivity and a suitable amount of time to put thoughts to paper. I never imagined one could be busy so much of the time. We have data, we have connectivity and we have time so a quick note from us. We farewelled Adelaide after…

Yarrangobilly

The Yarrangobilly Campground is at the northern end of Kosciuszko National Park. The park is better known as the venture playground for Winter sports enthusiasts and hikers, it also hosts campers at ‘primitive’ campgrounds. Primitive means few if any facilities but there were long drop toilets. Campsites are not marked but campers tend to find…

Jurgens Sungazer

Today’s post is a slight departure from the places through which we’ve travelled during our retirement trip around Australia. Instead I wanted to tell you about our “home” on the road: The Coddiwomple. Not so much the story of how we came to own it but rather how well it has served us as a…

Emerald, Queensland

Day Five of the 2019 A-Z Challenge during the month of April. The challenge is to post six days a week, Sunday respite from writing or catching up with other participants and their posts. Each of the twenty-six days represents a letter of the alphabet and while each post stands alone they form part of…

Dalby, Queensland

13 – 16th October 2018 When the mercury pushes 40C we plumb for the luxury of a powered site at a caravan park. Our preference is to stay away from caravan parks but when these temperatures were forecast for four consecutive days we booked into a park in Charters Towers. Having set up we flicked…

Catch Us Camping at Forster-Tuncurry, NSW

For three nights we camped at the Sporties Club at Tuncurry a perfect spot from which to explore the twin towns of Forster Tuncurry, mid-east coast of New South Wales. So we’re back in what had been our home state since 2003 to visit friends on our way south. The accompanying photos were taken as…