Back to the ‘mainland’

Disembarked from the ‘spirit of tasmania’ & drove to Yarrasville in Melbourne & spent the night with Lisa(Peter’s youngest daughter), always great to see this young lady, the following nite at Carole & Costa’s (Peter’s sister in Sydney) – an awesome dinner, thankx. Spent the next few days around Casino & celebrated Margaret’s (Peter’s Mum) 91st birthday with family, great time as usual.

Peter flew to Kununurra 5\4\19 & I hung around Brisbane til the 15/4/19. Visited Dad most days, based at Ipswich at Les & Al’s & discovered that my gorgeous Jenna is pregnant.

15/4/19 – Jeanet, a great friend of mine & I set off north, stayed 3 nights at Bargara (near Bundaberg) with great mates – Rae & Gary, headed north, called into ‘Dingo Park’, a very well run feedlot west of Townsville – an amazing set up.

Spent Easter at Cardwell (half way between Townsville & Cairns) with some more amazing friends, we participated in an ambrose golf game with Mandy – so much fun.

Drove to Cairns, Jeanet flying back to Brisbane while I continue on, called into Kuranda for quick look then onto Georgetown to Jenelle & Daren’s(met & worked with this couple in Tassie), had so much fun. Jenelle & I drove out to Cobbold Gorge(approx. 92klms south of Georgetown) & spent the night – a lovely spot. Normanton next port of call but only for a toilet stop, had a few big driving days then arrived at Katherine, NT, caught up with my awesome son Ben.

91st birthday celebrations.

My Dad.

Ipswich – Les & Al’s.

Jenna & Mike

My georgeous pregnant Jenna.

Jeanet & I off on our road trip.

Rae & Gary, awesome friends at Bargara.

Cattle lining up to eat their dinner

A specially made up feed mix is given to the cattle via a tractor & trailer into the feed troughs.

Large rectangle bales of rhodes grass are mulched.

While the hay is being mulched it is watered down.

A special blended mix of grains & vitamins are then added, each yard of cattle has a different mix according to their age.

Easter in Cardwell with great friends Mandy & Raymond.

Wharf at Cardwell.

WOW! What an amazing stove, roasts chicken to perfection.

Our golfing team………

Quick stop at Kuranda.

Jenelle checking out a trough….

Had a relaxing time in the infinity pool overlooking the dam.

Ponies along the road near the gorge.

Quick pit stop at Normanton, this pub was on the opposite side of the road.

Back to the NT.

Ran into Ben & his truck at the Hi-Way Inn.

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