Yes, I have climbed Split Rock. I left Lakeland at 7am so it was not hot when I arrived at Split Rock. I parked the van in my usual shady spot and wearing a hat, yes, I forgot to take a bottle of water, I started the climb. Its 300m to Split Rock and thenContinue reading “Climbing Split Rock Laura Queensland”
Home of the Guugu Yimithirr people, the region is known as Gangaar, ‘(Place of the) Rock Crystals’ due to the abundance of quartz in the area. These crystals are an important aspect of Indigenous ceremonies, and there is even evidence of them being traded as far as 300km south of the region. https://www.queensland.com/au/en/plan-your-holiday/itineraries/48-hours-in-cooktown In more recent history, thisContinue reading “Cooktown Queensland”
I was going back home after work when I saw this huge golden glow over the admin Building and realised the moon was rising. I rushed inside and got my camera and went outside, knocking over the toads lining the path to capture the 99% almost full moon.
Kalkajaka National Park (CYPAL) contains an imposing mountain range of black granite boulders. These formidable boulders, some the size of houses, stack precariously on one another—appearing to defy both gravity and logic.The wet tropics and drier savanna/woodland regions meet in this park, making it a refuge for wildlife. The extraordinary combination of flora and geomorphologyContinue reading “Black Mountain Rosstown Queensland”
The Peninsula Developmental Road (PDR) runs 571 km (355 mi) from Lakeland to Weipa. It is the main road transport link within Cape York Peninsula and to the rest of the Australian mainland. The segment from Lakeland to the Rio Tinto boundary is 466 km (290 mi) and is under Transport and Main Roads control. 200 km (120 mi) of 571 km (355 mi) from LakelandContinue reading “Peninsula Developmental Road”
We drove from Laura to Hanns River Roadhouse, a distance of 87 kms from Fairview. The road is sealed most of the way with only a couple of gravel patches. We drove over two rivers that currently are just sand. There was water in Hann River near the roadhouse. Its a beautiful tropical oasis inContinue reading “Hann River Roadhouse Queensland”
Yeppoon is situated 38 kilometres north east of Rockhampton, and is the gateway to Great Keppel Island and the wonders of the Southern Great Barrier Reef. Yeppoon is a coastal town and locality in the Shire of Livingstone, Queensland, Australia. Yeppoon is renowned for its beaches, tropical climate, and the islands out on the bay. Located 41 kilometres (25 mi) from theContinue reading “Yeppoon Queensland”
I cannot sleep. When I cannot sleep I simply get up and open up the tablet. Tonight the page was my blog asking again for renewal. I was not going to renew but found myself paying for renewal so my name lives on for another year. …margueritecarstairs.com What’s in a name? Rachel calls the greenContinue reading “The Green Frog”
The Farm dogs are not working at present and the collie roams the fenced in area and he was quick to check that the two poddy calves stayed in place and show me his rounding up skills. They are excellent eye dogs and work dogs and loaded with personality.