Nundle: New England, New South Wales

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South west of Walcha is the picturesque tiny farming town of Nundle and this was our destination this day. Travelling upon the back roads via Woolbrook, we passed the beautiful Albaldie Nature Reserve – on this list for next time – taking in the sights of the beautiful countryside. Just outside of the township, was the picturesque Chaffey Dam. With rains few … Read More

Cottan – Bimbang and Werrikimbe National Parks: New England, New South Wales

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  This particular morning saw us heading south east of Walcha to Werrikimbe National Park. Yet another World Heritage destination, there were plenty of walks of all levels available. Werrikimbe is a true 4wd section and was a wonder to behold. With camping, picnicking spots and 4wd tracks there was much available for those with the time at their hands. … Read More

Oxley Wild Rivers National Park, New England: New South Wales, Australia

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Today’s trip took us south east of Walcha to the Aspley and Tia Falls, and Mummel Gulf National Park. Named by Oxley, and now forming part of the Oxley Wild Rivers National Park, the region is some 1,000 metres above sea level and covers roughly 120,000 hectares. Presenting with high rising gorges and raging rivers – in winter, that is … Read More

Emmaville to Walcha

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Departing Emmaville, Bob and I soon found ourselves travelling through the landscape inhabited by Captain Thunderbolt, an infamous bushranger of New South Wales who made a living as a horse thief during the mid 1850s.  

Bonalbo to Emmaville: New South Wales, Australia

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After a peaceful night, an early morning departure from Bonalbo soon found us turning onto the Bruxner Highway and heading west. One of the pamphlets picked up last night had a tourist drive commencing a kilometre or so from there, and we had made the decision to partake in this scenic diversion. Arriving at Clarence Way, a dirt road, upon … Read More

Running Creek, Queensland to Bonalbo, New South Wales: Australia

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With a gremlin still playing havoc with the 12 volt system and causing Bob great frustration, it was time to move on to a powered site this morning. Despite wishing to remain longer for further exploration, back to highway 13 we motored. (Although it was possible to continue into NSW via Running Creek Road, the bridge limit of 5 tonnes … Read More

Australian Journey 2017

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The Rolling G rig is almost ready to go. The wet season is well in its way, so we have altered plans and are heading to New England in New South Wales this time. We hope to depart either tomorrow arvo or Saturday morning.