Map of our route - at the NSW Vic border- Bribie is close to Brisbane which is almost the most Eastern part of Australia about half way up the eastern coast.
Canberra before the new Parliament House was built.
Somewhere in NSW between Brisbane and Canberra...?
pineapples were 5c and ripe and sweet so we lived on them
pineapples growing by the mile just north of Brisbane
Sydney Town has an historic reenactment of Colonial life
Dot contemplates the Stocks
View over Sydney - maybe from the Blue Mountains
The three Sisters rocks in the Blue Mountains
Boyd Town NSW - border Victoria - The Seahorse Inn- the only building there.
Thursday, May 04, 2006
We all worked at one large public hospital in Melbourne, Dot from Canada, Marjorie from Scotland and me a few years back from USA stint - c 1978. Good skiing at Falls Creek A foot of snow on all the cars too! Ovens Valley tobacco drying Hattah-Kulkyne National Park, Hattah Lake -no one else there - no drinkable water!
Swan Hill paddle-steamer turning Swan Hill model historic village Hattah Lake -just south of Mildura- flood guide Masses of wildflowers Hattah Lakes flowers Pelicans beside the Murray River - bridge Mildura. Wentworth Wentworth Jail built by convicts Just north of Wentworth - Perry sandhills Walking inside lake looking for more old charcoal and bones from prehistoric Aboriginal inhabitants! This place took hours from Mildura over very rough roads with lots of gates to be opened and there was only this "lake" and an old tin shearing shed to see and no water to drink. Walls of China Lake Mungo
Proserpine Airport wall map of the islands I planned to visit from Airlie Beach The bus trip to Airlie beach was spectacular! Motel in the Palms We landed on the water here and snorkelled around the Great Barrier Reef with fabulous coloured seaweeds and fish and coral. The ferry "bus" between islands - great for day trips