2016 Around Australia travel blog

NSW roadside flowers

Flooded river

Flooded river

Flooded river

Local traffic

At Warwick

Warwick

Formally an convent now a function centre

Suicidal bugs and our car

Home


Hi All,

Now heading home, it’s hard to stop after a long trip away.

Bourke is Bourke and had a bad reputation but it has been cleaned up with a huge reduction in indigenous issues and a noticeable improvement in the appearance of their homes. Just one day there then on to Moree for a night and fuel plus give the front of the car a good high pressure wash to remove a host of suicidal bugs, butterflys etc. that we seemed to have gained.

Moree to Warwick had us back in Queensland after we have traveled in 4 states and 1 territory and the final night. On the way we saw evidence of the substantial rains endured recently with several major rivers flooding but not so that we could not get through. This stop gave us a chance to start on the caravan cleaning some of which is hard on the sloped driveway at home prior to its return to storage.

So that completes yet another exciting trip for us, we have seen and done all that we had hoped with the exception of the Bungle Bungles but had a ton of fun on the way. Being able to see the Staircase to the Moon at Broome and experiencing the Wild flowers of W.A. made the trip more complete and another crossing of the Nullarbor which we love.

Now as the trip is over we thank you for joining us. We hope you enjoyed the tales and photos.

Some interesting facts and figures (well maybe boring)

Car Travelled 24047ms

Caravan Travelled 16589kms

Litres of fuel used 3825

Nights away 119 days or 17 weeks

Caravan hooked on 63 times

Results of the 2nd Round Australia Punch Buggy Competition

WINNER Marco 66 RUNNER UP Anne 49

Breakdowns - 2 taps hoses, discharge pipe, leg winder, car battery x2, water 1 way valve, not5 too bad for a long trip

Thank you……………..

Mum and Dad,

GM and GD

UM and AA

Anne and Marco

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