Finally on our way

Trip Start May 11, 2009
Trip End Aug 17, 2009

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Flag of Australia  , Newfoundland,
Monday, May 11, 2009

We had been packing since Friday night and finally got away at 2:45pm.  A lot latter than planned but still got away on the Monday! The girls are over-excitred and sending us MAD!  They are just so keen to get away.  It all fits - thank goodness for the McDonalds roof pod.  A quick photo and away.  Planned destination is Cowra, but leaving so late we were not too sure where the first night would be.  

The council is doing up the road so about 2k up they have a set of lights - red just for us.  Stopping, Owen let down the window and see and smell smoke pouring out from under the rear tyres. Don't tell me our holidays have come to an end so quickly. Not sure what caused it - couldn't  see where it was coming from, but expect it was the exhaust getting really, really  hot going up the mountain and the mounts letting off some steam.

We get to Crookwell and with no caravan park we decide to head to Boorowa.  First night though is at Wyangala state rec park on the lake.  Not that far from Cowra. Great camping ground from what we can see on a pitch black night!  Moon came up about 8:00 enough to be able to see - shinning across the lake. Magic night, but cold ~ 11oC.
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Where I stayed
Wyangala State Rec Park
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omluke on

Re: About time you guys nicked off....
Thank goodness I've got a Toyota and not a Nissan cause we'd still be stuck in Jamberoo. Did a bush fix today and have totally stopped the problem which was due to the mounts in the new exhaust system. My Prado is now special it has two heat shields in the place where there normally is one, its just that they are half the size and have a huge burn separating them in the centre.

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