Marianne and Steve's Australia Trip 2018 travel blog

Clairview Beach, the only view of the ocean between Gold Coast &...

The white Brahman bull famous for its b***s. They are regularly nicked!

The rodeo arena at the Great Western Hotel, Rockhampton. We ate steak...

A red Brahman bull at the annual country show at Marlborough.

Gargett Rodeo which we went to & camped at afterwards. The backdrop...

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A competitor in the bull-riding. You’re awarded points for ‘bucking’ & style...


After getting the van window fixed, we re-joined the Bruce Highway and headed up the Capricorn Coast. This is where the tropics (and the crocodiles) begin. First stop, Rockhampton, beef capital of Australia and known as ‘Rocky’. The prized bull is the Brahman which is found in sculpture all over town. We also saw the real thing at a country show and at two rodeos.

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