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8-4We swagged it here last night

The Great Central Highway

Hard to believe, but yes, it IS called a highway! Dusty, corrugated, rattling us to the bone non-stop. But also very beautiful. We made it to Docker River hoping to fuel up but no such luck. The petrol station was closed due to a funeral… So we pushed on, with the promise of fuel in […]

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On the road again… Yay!

Thanks to Russ Driver, the terrific mechanic in Alice Springs, the old girl is running well again (fingers crossed – don’t wanna jinx it!). After giving the talk in Alice Springs for the Chamber of Commerce there, and raising some more funds for the Fiona Elsey Cancer Research Institute, we took off again to make […]

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What an Easter it’s been!

Well! Well! Well! Might be easier to tell you what DIDN’T happen since my last post. After we left Quilpie, we only just made it to Windorah because we forgot to factor in that it was Easter and therefore the few service stations that are to be found here were all closed. So we had […]

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On the road to Quilpie

Seems like the saga continues as this time the points played up just as we got near Toompine. Thank goodness Keith was able to fix them because we only saw one car so far in the 5 hours of driving today! Talk about empty roads! There’s absolutely no one out here, miles after miles of emptiness […]

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After fixing TWO flat tyres on the road to Cunnamulla, we finally made it there, took a photo with the Cunnamulla fella (worth a look!), got our tyres fixed (so we have a spare again!!!), rattled the tin a bit (got $45!), banked all our donations (thanks again to everyone who donated!!!) and went to […]

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