Betoota Lookout …Traveling the Birdsville Development Road

Map of the Road we traveled from Birdsville along the Birdsville Development Road Betoota is a small town in Diamantina Shire, in the Channel Country of Central West Queensland, Australia which has a seasonal population; the last permanent resident, Sigmund Remienko, died in 2004. We went to the lookout…and the Public Toilet there has noContinue reading “Betoota Lookout …Traveling the Birdsville Development Road”

Comet Queensland…

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comet,_Queensland Comet is a town in central Queensland, Australia. The town is located on the Capricorn Highway, 859 kilometres (534 mi) north west of the state capital, Brisbane. At the 2006 census, Comet and the surrounding area had a population of 233.[1]   Comet is the oldest town in the Emerald region, established at the confluenceContinue reading “Comet Queensland…”

Drive to Windorah from Bedourie

I left at midday with George, who was driving machinery at the new subdivion at Bedourie, to overnight at Windorah and experience the trip overland. It was all desert..sand, scrub, the occasional rock..flat, dusty and dry. Colors changed to reds and the occasional mound of sand Sometimes there was a tree…..it is very dry andContinue reading “Drive to Windorah from Bedourie”

The New Wave…Story of Pioneer Russell Island

THE NEXT WAVE (1910-1950) http://www.repreme.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=7701 This is the story of the growth of a pioneer community in Russell Island in Eastern Australia. The problem for most of Australia’s settlers was the isolation of distance in a large country. But these “next wave” settlers chose to live on a group of fertile islands within a bayContinue reading “The New Wave…Story of Pioneer Russell Island”

Banana Boats at Russell Island

The first long-term settlers were attracted by the island’s sugar potential as well as its timber. The arrival of settlers, such as John Willes, in the late 1860s marked the beginning of the island’s farming period, which lasted for the next 100 years. Over this time  many lucrative farms produced fruit and vegetables for theContinue reading “Banana Boats at Russell Island”

Kumbla Queensland

26°42′S 151°40′E Kumbia is a town in the South Burnett region of Queensland, Australia. The town is located in the South Burnett Region and on the Bunya Highway, 231 kilometres (144 mi) north west of the state capital, Brisbane. At the 2006 census, Kumbia had a population of 191 Kumbia was a thriving town with PeanutContinue reading “Kumbla Queensland”

Dalby Queensland

27°11′S 151°16′E A beautiful country town with every facility you can wish for….all the shops, a pretty park in the centre of the town adjacent to the Information Centre,  petrol stations, wide treed roads, hotels, even a centrelink for the traveling  nomads, and Lake Broadwater 30 kms south on the Moonie Road for recreation. http://www.australiaforeveryone.com.au/places_dalby.htmContinue reading “Dalby Queensland”

Woolshed and Sheep Shearing at Jondaryan Queensland

Located 45 kms west of Toowoomba near the village of Jondaryan, The Woolshed at Jondaryan is an historic icon in the region. Built in 1859, the Woolshed is now the centrepiece of the Woolshed at Jondaryan, a major cultural tourist attraction and event venue. In its first 17 years, Jondaryan Station changed hands seven timesContinue reading “Woolshed and Sheep Shearing at Jondaryan Queensland”

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