Day 60

Friday 10th

Windy as hell today so cant cook a breakfast, trying out the new Gluten Free weetbix, and they tasted real good. Getting sorted, packing up and heading off to Barcaldine, stayed at a van park, another hot day 43 deg. We had a job to be done on the camper so needed to be in a town. Here’s a few photo’s of the day. Visited some people out on a farm, here are their Drake and ducklings. Not a lot of photos today.

IMG_6061  Dad looking after the bubs. IMG_6045 IMG_6031  Olive-backed Oriole’s nest, she was guarding this nest fiercely.IMG_6019  Olive-backed Oriole I think.DSCF3557  The road heading to Aramac, country side very flat, DSCF3549  Edge of town at Aramac.DSCF3554  Camels being farmed.DSCF3558

Day 59

Thursday 9th

Just as hot today so did a wee drive around, went and saw Dons sister who lives here and we had tea over there place. I just love the signs that I have seen on our travels. The country people are so nice all have the time to chat.

IMG_5960  Some of the signs, note the great deal at van park and its amenities are great.IMG_5956 IMG_5947  Flash church.IMG_5937  Self explanatory. Table and seats in the middle of the road.IMG_5938 Famous White Bull.

 

Day 58

Wednesday 8th

So nice just sitting listening to nothing having breakfast. The fire truck camp in and I went and spoke with the chap, he comes and fills the water tank up, cleans out the ablution block. Real nice person. We headed off to Aramac, popped into Pentland, checked it out and headed off down the Aramac/Torrens road, very wide, red road, temperature was 40 degrees. Had a good run and not many vehicles on this road, I just love the way the landscapes change. Had morning tea under a trees, boy it was hot. I did some driving today, did 180 km into Aramac, good practice in case I need to. Here’s a few photo’s to tell the story.

DSCF3534  Red dirt roads. Was quiet soft in places.DSCF3498  Campasepe River bed. Train bridge in foreground.DSCF3542  Flat country side along the way. So many extremes.DSCF3536  Back on the dirt.DSCF3530  Begining of the Torrens/Aramac road from Pentland.DSCF3523  Our destination second from bottom.DSCF3509  Pentland Hotel, could tell a story or two.DSCF3486  Camp site at Campasepe, they had not long done a burn off.DSCF3480  Lovely chap from Pentland doing his rounds and jobs.IMG_5892   At Aramac it was the evening of the moon eclisps, this is my effort.