North Queensland Trip Day 22 – 26

North Queensland Trip Day 22 – 26

23 August 2013 Today we left Cooktown heading south. First stop is always the Lions Den Hotel where we like to rest a while and take some photos. From here it was off down the Bloomfield Track to Cairns. In the dry the track is not a challenge to drive. Towards the...
North Queensland Trip Day 15 – 21

North Queensland Trip Day 15 – 21

16 August 2013 Sadly we departed Chillagoe today, our destination being Cooktown. This meant a long drive and a stock up of provisions at Mareeba. The Mareeba Airshow was on, and the showground was overflowing with grey nomads. After a quick fuel stop we headed for...
North Queensland Trip Day 11 – 14

North Queensland Trip Day 11 – 14

12 August 2013 Today we dropped out of the high green country of the Tablelands into the dusty creeks and valleys that were mined in years past. We also decided to try and organise a shower along the way as it is always great to freshen up. Approaching Irvinebank we...
North Queensland Chillagoe Photos

North Queensland Chillagoe Photos

Photos of and Around Chillagoe Alison Setup for an evening’s photographry at the Chillagoe Smelter Panorama of Chillagoe Rampart Panorama of Chillagoe Smelter in Sepia Tom Prior’s 1965 Shelby Mustang Amesz Truck in the Bush Aboriginal Artwork around...
North Queensland Trip Day 7 – 10

North Queensland Trip Day 7 – 10

8 August 2013 – 9 August 2013 Kinkuna to Carmila Weather has been a little cool and I was keen to get up the coast further to the hotter tempoatures so today we travelled to Carmila. We managed to camp with the many other Grey Nomads on Carmila Beach. When the...
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