Monthly Archives: September 2013

Walkabout 28

Here we are at the General Gordon Hotel and it feels like a year since we left Funnel Bay  and the market at Airlie Beach – kept it easy and did a normal take then on to Bowen where … Continue reading

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Walkabout 27 – and the waves continue

This time sitting facing North with my back to the caravan listening to the regular rhythm of the tide lapping onto the beach and watching the ripple contrasting on the sand with the sort of monotonous regularity that mesmerizes into … Continue reading

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Walkabout 26 – funneling

Tonight I sat with my back to the caravan facing east and watched the moon rise behind the mountain,  slide up the trunk of a coconut palm and illuminate its branches on which sat an owl like the one that  … Continue reading

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Walkabout 25 – on the road again

Nothing stays the same!  We left Cairns feeling a tad off-colour.  Somehow we had not gelled for the day.  A few things did not go right but we drove off and got hungrier and hungrier so we stopped, as one … Continue reading

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Walkabout 24 – the Pointy End

This weekend was the reality check!  the Pointy End of marketing!  In this area the only market that would allow us to sell our stuff was Rusty’s in the city.  It is really a fruit and vegie market, it runs … Continue reading

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Walkabout 23 – Movie of Mystery

This is the link to a YouTube video about Black Mountain… enjoy

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Walkabout 22 – Gilled but not Gutted in Cooktown

Mt Molloy was one of those treats and surprises… a free camp with lots of space, clean toilets and cold showers and regularly serviced dustbins. It is placed just out of the ‘village’, what do you call a place with … Continue reading

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Making Hay in the Tablelands – Walkabout 21

The title of this blog comes from this spot Lots of fields of all sorts of crops were to be seen  as we travelled the area, of course except where we were going up and down mountains of which we … Continue reading

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