Mackay Grande Suites
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... lunch here and are delighted to see our scrub turkey emerge from the bush, however the delight doesn’t last long as the little devil tries to steal our sandwiches. I have an apple and cut off a couple of pieces for him, which he devours with what looks like delight and of course he comes back for more. As the apple is my lunch he only gets a little bit more and is not
pleased about ...
... breathing as they move across the river bed, before popping up a couple of minutes later in a different spot. We took a short walk through the rainforest teaching Casey whatever we could about the environment, before Chloe had easily had enough and needed to get back to something she thought was interesting! It was seriously funny as Chloe and I stood on the viewing platform, trying to be as peaceful as Chloe can not to spook the platypus ...
Slept for a few hours on the bus, so the 7 hour journey wasn't that long.
My neck did appreciate the sleeping position though.
Got to Mackay at 4:30am. Was pitch black. The driver was telling us about the lorikeets while he was waiting for people.
Bus left at 5am and we waited for a bit to see the sun come up.
Once we'd seen that we went into the petrol station's restaurant and had a toastie each and some chips. Dragged that out for a while and then walked ...
... and all was good.
Chris's boss didn't charge us so the money we save from the repairs went close to covering all the shopping we did.
On the way back we pulled over as Michelle thought she saw a Whistling Duck. When stopped we walked over to the park and there was at least 30 and they were being fed by people with loaves of bread.
We arrived back a few minutes before Chris and Michelle made us Steak Dianne for dinner.
Back to the CP and we will be packing up and moving out tomorrow. We had only planned to stay for 2 nights, but ending up staying for 3 because it was so nice. But time to move on, we think to Airlie Beach tomorrow, but we shall see ...