As we leave Airlie Beach we watch a Cockatoo by the pool tempted by some bread on the neighbours veranda.


Inkerman Hill and the Burdekin River- an isolated lump providing a standing point for radio masts and a lookout point; London 15,500 miles away


Sights from the road …

After changing the car at Townsville due to a cracked windscreen we pulled in to:

Big Chrystal Creek, Paluma Range National Park (lots of kids swimming here)

Big Chrystal Creek, Paluma Range National Park (lots of kids swimming here)

 

… and then on to Jarouma Falls in the Paluma Range National Park where there’s a 1.5 km walk to –


Then on to Ingham for a motel followed by fish and chips in a ‘Fisho’ run by, you guessed it, an ex-miner from Blackpool.