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Sep 25, 2015 - At Glebe Weir

FRIDAY 25th Sept We had a great quiet morning sitting around the camp. Most other caravans have moved on making it beautifully quiet. We had this great idea about going in one of the cars to check out the nearby free camp and the Isla Gorge NP. A great idea - so after morning tea we went for a walk around the weir area. That seemed to take enough time that it was lunch time when we got back to the vans. Well needless to say, a satisfying lunch needs a cuppa to chase it down - and maybe for a few minutes just read a few pages of a book. Well...

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Sep 24, 2015 - Glebe Weir - NE of Taroom

THURSDAY 24th Sept Just before leaving we had a lengthy chat with the guys working at Possum Park. This proved most interesting to hear both history on Possum Park but also of Cross Country tours which Stan had been a driver for and knew mutual friends in Maleny. The owner and founder of Cross Country Tours had been at Aurukun just a few years before we were there (1972). We headed of for the short drive to Taroom for groceries and lunch. Outside the grocery store a pleasant lady greater us and asked where we were from thus starting a...

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Mar 4, 2014 - Glebe Weir

Since we didn't need to unhitch last night we got underway pretty early this morning, changing direction once more and heading south toward Theodore which was a very pleasant looking town of a reasonable size. We had a bit of a drive around especially looking for the Info centre because we had passed a road condition sign saying that the road to Taroom (which we needed to take) required caution. We have been hearing of floods in the west of Qld but thought they were all further west than here but wanted to check. The Info centre which was...

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Feb 6, 2014 - Taroom to Rockhampton

Thursday 6th February Chain Lagoons is 16km north of Taroom and it was here we spent Wednesday night, this was so quiet, and we lit a fire and kept the bugs away, Steph took a walk and watched the wildlife come in to drink at the very small lagoons that this place is name after. It is amazing to see the palm trees that line the creek bed. Reminded us of Kununurra surprise waterholes. We again made a meal outside to keep the van cool, and enjoyed the night without TV...NOT..one of us wanted to watch the Cricket...Dave hoping like all get...

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