Carnarvon Gorge day 2

30 April 2002 Today we went on a long bush walk.  I packed the lunches last night and made the morning coffee.  It’s hard to wake up the crew here.  I’ve got some assistance this morning from a chorus of currawongs.  The animals here are precocious, although they do not pester us directly for food.  …

Carnarvon Gorge day 1

29 April 2002 Carnarvon Gorge is located in a national park about 150 km north and west of Injune. When we arrived, we set up camp and went on an afternoon walk.  Susie and Ruby spotted a freshwater turtle, and Clare and I spotted several catfish grazing on the muddy creek bed.  We scoured the…

North-west through Qld

21-25 April 2002 We packed up at Broken Head Caravan Park and went for our last swim in the Pacific until we complete our round trip.  The weather was gorgeous as usual.  The waves were great for body surfing, but treacherous.  There was a rip sweeping north along the beach and out to sea.  I…