Got a sunset of sorts, lots of cloud, there will be no seeing the moon eclipse. It has been spitting, not even enough to damped down the dust.Went to go for hot swim but as usual far to hot for safety, dont know why they dont do something about them, even artisan waters can be cooled. Went down the Chambers of the Black Hand Mine, the art works were incredible.
One of the cabins you can rent. Mine shafts along side of road, no wonder they say watch where you walk. Mullock heaps from the mining. You can see the mine shafts. View from up where the Can and Bottle house is.
Had a good night sleep, it was quiet chilly after the storm. Did a walk around the wetlands, just beautiful, these wetlands have been here 100 years that they know of and Jo, the owner is keeping it all in natural state, even the artisan pool and waters are not tampered with, only tested. The sites are huge and they have washing machine bowls or 1/3 of a 44 gallon drum for fire pits, keeps it all fire safe.
Kite teasing me. Camp Kitchen, has everything you need. Roo while walking around the wetlands. Large sites for all, these are placed around the perimater of the wetlands. overflow of the bore, artisan waters, these run into the wetlands and into the pool. The pool, so nice. Ablution block, really beautiful and old fashioned and clean. Shower and toilets.
Windy as hell again, rained a wee bit during the night but fine to pack up, heading off towards Charlieville, may stop at Lloyd Weir, they have artisan hot pools. Well we ended up at a place called Lara Wetlands, what a magic spot, with artisan hot pools as well, Yeah, I get to soak.:) We booked in for 2 nights at this stage. Big storm went thru and then we sat in the pools watching the lightning on the horizon, lovely way to end the day. Met the owner this afternoon to get some money and introduce herself, lovely person. Here’s a few photo’s from today from our camp site, cool backyard for next 3 days.
Dunny out in the bush camp, I have grunged it up a bit for fun. The poor old D5, has been sitting awhile but they do use it on the farm for the roads. Kite about to land in its nest, from our camp site. Looking across the wetlands from our camp site. Lara wetlands. The morning before heading off, sparrow loves porridge, soaking to wash. Sparrow leaving the nest. Barcaldine, morning before heading off.