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Monday 23rd March 2015 - Sunday 29th March 2015
It's been another busy week at Bulliwallah and Steele and I have been working hard, doing a number of jobs other than working with the cattle. Farming isn't as black and white as it would seem, there are so many things that have to happen in order for the ranch to keep ticking over.
The week started as it usually would, we walked out a herd of cattle that had been mustered and branded during ...
wrapped it up in an amazing range of 7,500 tropical plants and trees (now a lush rainforest!). It opened to the public in 1935. The park lay idle after being partially destroyed by a cyclone and Jose's daughter sold it to the Evans family in 1993. Slowly but surely the park and structures are being rebuilt.The park consisted of many large rock pools which housed hundreds of black Brim and turtles which we were able to hand feed. Ray and I ...
... stop. By this time, it was absolutely chucking it down again, so we sat in the minibus until the Greyhound arrived. The one good thing about rain over here is that it really drops the temperature...so when we then got on the Greyhound to be greeted by the news that the aircon had broken...we were pretty pleased it was like a monsoon outside, as it did at least bring the temperature down to 27/28 degrees, rather than the mid 30s we ...
A day on the road. Thank the Almighty for Bruce and his highway. We went through some very dry countryside today, dried up rivers, fires on the hillside, almost craved the cold air and green countryside of home. Stopped for a break close to Townsville and visited the Billabong Sanctuary. Finally met a Koala and other important Aussie beasts. Surprised how big and powerful the wombats are. Eventually ...
... and targeting stations.
We had a rest once we'd climbed to the top and then climbed a very steep set of stairs to the watch dower. It was nice in there. Shady with a breeze. Had a walk over to the signal tower too. Views of the island and sea were amazing from there.
Started to walk back down a different way. Saw plenty of little lizards walking along.
Sat on a big rock part way down and had a look at how far we ...