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Leaving Hughenden, we were on the last leg of the trip that would see us reach the Pacific ocean. Having left the Indian Ocean 17 days before..
We passed through several towns on the way. All were well kept and had the iconic wide open main streets.
One ( can't remember which ) even had a windmill supplying the water for the public dunny in the center of ...
... was blocked, not to mention opening and closing what felt like hundreds of gates into various paddocks. But we were relentless and we got those cows their water and even dodged a red back spider nest when cleaning out on of the troughs.
Whilst me and Steele were sorting out the water and fixing pumps, Loid was mustering and draughting cattle in a paddock that he shared with other cattle owners. He used the River Yards about 30 / 40 kilometers away ...
... tour and later we were able to explore the park on our own. Gorgeous place and we were in awe of the man who cleared the land, replanted and built every structure by hand. We were contact by a couple, Nuella and Kim who live approximately 12 kilometers inland from Millaa Millaa, they
asked if we were available to house sit for 1.5 months from end of Sept until beginning of December. We arranged to meet them the following day and after spending the ...
... the lady who ran the hostel was absolutely lovely; took a genuine interest in our trip, couldn't do enough for us, and made the stay there really pleasurable. By this point we were pretty knackered, and it had thankfully stopped raining, so we headed into town to find somewhere to have dinner. We had been advised by the lady at the hostel a street to head to, so headed there to find a street just full of restaurants! After a ...
... 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 ...