Zooks, it’s Zee End

Finally, some stats of our Big Fat Aussie Road Trip that has lasted 11 months. We’re at our final destination for this leg of the road trip and will pick up again in late Summer early Autumn next year. We left our home town of Toronto, NSW 14th June last year and move into our…

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…

Wattle Point Wind Farm

As of 2017, South Australia had 17 operating wind farms and prior to 2003 the only wind turbine, of significance, in the state was in the opal town of Coober Pedy. Wattle Point Wind Farm is near the small town of Edithburgh, on the Yorke Peninsula in South Australia.  It is made up of 55…

Barossa Valley

Today I’m running the red light on the challenge guidelines by writing about the Barossa. I figure the title has the letter “V” in it so it counts. Come to think about it, I reckon it’s the orange I ran which must make it nearly legal. You’re with me on that, I can tell. Thank…

Chateau Tanunda

Day twenty of the 2019 BloggingA-Z Challenge which I am participating in during the month of April. The challenge is to post six days a week, Sunday respite 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…

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…

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…