Monthly Archives: April 2011

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Around the dams – Esk to Kilcoy (56k)

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(written by Nancy) Last night in the camp kitchen there were probably over 30 older folks all sitting around the TV watching the Royal Wedding.  There were red white and blue streamers, Australian flags, and scones and cream aplenty!  Most … Continue reading

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Rest day in Esk

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(written by Dave) Rest days are great – we get to sleep in and have a big brekkie.  Seems like there are lots of chores to do as well.  We are thinking of having a two day rest day next … Continue reading

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Through the floodlands – Toowoomba to Esk (83k)

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(written by Nancy) We both slept great at Hugh & Jude’s house – quiet and comfy. We had breakfast and more stimulating conversation with Hugh and then he kindly escorted us from their house to the main road we were … Continue reading

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A day of two halves –Warwick to Toowoomba (96k)

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(written by Dave) Posted a day late….  We had long day yesterday and stayed with some great hosts at a WarmShowers stop.  This meant no blogging last night.  Here’s a quick recap of the day. We knew we would have … Continue reading

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Rural Delights on the Granite Trail – Stanthorpe to Warwick (61k)

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(written by Nancy) We had a quiet night at the campground after people departed from the nearby fire pit.  We had breakfast at the campsite and departed just after 8.  Lots of folks were up early and getting on their … Continue reading

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The alternative route – Tenterfield to Stanthorpe (77k)

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(written by Dave) ANZAC day here in Australia. I heard the bugler and bagpipes from the tent at 5:45 – they started 15 minutes early with the dawn ceremony in town. Nancy somehow slept through it. Not to worry about getting … Continue reading

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Happy Easter – Deepwater to Tenterfield (53k)

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(written by Nancy) Interesting night at Deepwater… We both woke up to some weird noises last night about 1am – it sounded like people were in the field near the tent, either driving by or moving animals by us. We … Continue reading

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Luxury in Deepwater – Glen Innes to Deepwater (43k)

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(written by Nancy) Cold last night – our neighbor said it got down to 6C in the ‘annex’ to their caravan. Unfortunately we don’t have an ‘annex’ in our ‘caravan’ but it felt pretty cold in the tent! The tent … Continue reading

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Rest day in Glen Innes and two-week summary

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(written by Dave)  Today is the end of two weeks on the road.  Here’s a summary of the day and our two-week observations.  We started the day with a great big brekkie (eggs on toast with all the trimmings), followed … Continue reading

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The Celtic run – Guyra to Glen Innes (79k)

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(written by Nancy)  Quite an interesting night in the birdhouse…not sure I would pick that for a sleeping spot again in the future.  The floor of the birdhouse was pretty dusty so we laid down some of the big folding … Continue reading