Tag Archives: Goldstream explorer

Inskip Point

This is more like it. We are camped at the Sarawak camp ground on Inskip Point. Went into the National Parks office at Rainbow Beach to get our camping permits. At $5 per person per night I didn’t mind paying … Continue reading

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Don’t go to Hervey Bay

Don’t go to Hervey Bay if you want a decent meal of fish and chips. After our fiasco with the Vietnamese cat fish Vicki asked the caravan park manager if she could recommend a good fish and chip shop. The … Continue reading

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Hervey Bay

The relief from the constant heat has been great. 30c maximum during the day cooling to 20C of a night. The one thing I definitely like about Harvey Bay is the climate. You need to wear sunglasses in this caravan … Continue reading

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To the East Coast

Left Cloncurry Thursday  3 November on the Landsborough Highway not making for any particular destination just trying to leave the heat behind. 90 kilometres south east of Cloncurry is McKinley. Not much there, but the McKinley Hotel which is better … Continue reading

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Cloncurry

Left Camooweal Tuesday morning heading east. The road between Camooweal and Mt Isa is burnt out for long stretches on both sides of the road. Only stopped in Mt Isa for fuel, we had been in The Isa before and … Continue reading

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We cross the border

From Mataranka we headed south on the BB (boring bitumen). Now whilst this stretch of the Stuart Highway is certainly a boring drive there are surprising little places of interest. Around 70 kilometres south of Mataranka is Larrimah. There is … Continue reading

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Mataranka

Spent two nights in Katherine. Did a bit of exploring, you know the usual things, Coles, Woolworths, camping shops, Vinnies (books) etc. Actually there was a really good local museum that we spent several hours at. Behind our caravan park … Continue reading

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