Category Archives: 2010

Our travels in NSW in 2010

Echuca – Cape Horn

On Monday we went on a lunch cruise on the Paddle Steamer Emmylou.  The weather was perfect, lots of winter sun with a few clouds to cool you down from time to time.  It was soooo relaxing.  The rhythmic slap … Continue reading

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Corowa to Mt Eliza

Pete and Shelby commented that it would be hard to drag ourselves away to taste the local wines, NOT.  Well imagine how hard it was to drag ourselves away from our camp on the Murray to head for home.  We … Continue reading

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Cocaparra National Park & Corowa

Cocaparra National Park was described by the explorer Oxley as a place not worth visiting, but we found it to be very enjoyable.  Red dirt roads into the park, so first we had to ring the NPWS to make sure … Continue reading

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Lake Cargelligo

Our trip from Bourke to Lake Cargelligo was, in Russ’s words, “unbelievable”.   We have never seen the surrounding bush so lush and healthy.  Our 5 hour trip was not the slightest bit boring.  Water beside the road most of the … Continue reading

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We have finally crossed the swollen Darling River on arrival at Bourke.  We are staying at Kidman’s Camp Caravan Park in North Bourke, a lovely park that completely fills up at night with tourists and empties out in the morning!  … Continue reading

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We were looking forward to our next stop very much.  Lynton, Russ’ brother, suggested we stay at his friend’s property, 37 kms East of Walgett. Richard and Beverly Meyer run an 8000 acre station, have a B & B, and … Continue reading

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New England Tablelands

Travelled approximately 150kms from Tenterfield to Ashford – a few houses, service station and we camped in a paddock with power and a toilet block for 2 nights.  (very clean).  This location enabled us to visit Kwiambal National Park (for … Continue reading

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Arrived at 3pm after repairs at Ballina, only to find that the skylight is still leaking.  We are not returning to Ballina ever again, so a basin under the leak will have to suffice!  To say that it is wearing … Continue reading

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Lismore #2

Our more interesting trip is on hold, as rain has set in over the north east of NSW, apparently for a week.  We know why it is called the rainforest region.  It’s still mild, although not as warm as it … Continue reading

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Soon after writing the last blog in the park, the phone rang and everything was finished on the Kimberly and an hour later, we were heading to Lismore, 35 kms (or so) from Ballina.  Only two caravan parks in this … Continue reading

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