Monthly Archives: August 2014

Mareeba to Agnes Water

We left Mareeba and drove through the relative lushness of the Atherton Tablelands driving through the town of Atherton and on past Ravenshoe to take a break at the Archer Creek Rest Area for morning tea. After our coffee we … Continue reading

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A Return to Mareeba

On Saturday morning we left Weipa with the caravans in tow heading south. We had decided to aim for a camp spot south of the Musgrave River Roadhouse and this would give us a drive of about 350 kilometres for … Continue reading

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The Trip to the Tip

No we didn’t make a visit to the local garbage dump (rubbish tip) we drove a long, long way from our home on the Sunshine Coast to the northern most tip of Australia on Cape York Peninsula. We left Weipa … Continue reading

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The Road to Weipa

From Cooktown we drove back to Lakeland and then a further fourteen kilometres to James Earl Lookout where we were to meet our friends who would travel with us to the tip of Cape York. The lookout parking area was … Continue reading

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Windy Cooktown

Our journey to Cooktown began at Undara on Tuesday morning and took us firstly to the town of Mount Garnet. In the early part of the 20th Century my grandfather worked in the Post Office at Mount Garnet and Ravenshoe … Continue reading

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The beauty of having spare bits and pieces

We were preparing for bed the night before we left Undara Lodge bound for Cooktown when Margaret noticed the floor under the sink in the en suite of the caravan was all wet. After removing the bits and pieces stored … Continue reading

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Whereareya? – Undara!

Sitting relaxing feeling quite mellow after a couple of cold drinks at the end of the day we are listening to the bird calls and watching the antics of a couple of Pied Currawongs as they dance around willing us … Continue reading

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