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Photo highlights of our 2009 trip.

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Ready to leave.

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Oz Parks - Narrandera CP.

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West Wyalong Rest Area in town.

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Pat, Cec and me. Cec is 90+.

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At Peak Hill CP with Pat and Cheryl.  Our Feast... Yumma.

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The King has eaten. I love my Uggies at Peak Hill CP.

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At Dubbo Zoo with pat and Cheryl - The adventure starts.

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Cheryl, Marg and me.

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Let me out.

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Nice looking Elk.

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Where are we? Cobar - great bank!!

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Our site at Cobar CP.

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On the way to Broken Hill.

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Where are we?

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We have made it.

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Broken Hill Mine.

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Main street of Silverton - watch out for the cars.

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Mundi Mundi lookout - 5kms North of Silverton.

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The wild life.

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Only 145kms to go.

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Giant Red Gum (I seen bigger).

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Flinders Ranges - Beautiful scenery.

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More beautiful scenery.

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Our Port Augusta camp.

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Just North of Port Augusta.

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Lake Gardiner.

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Glendambo welcomes you. ( and they didn't lie about the flies.)

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Glendambo CP.

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Glendambo Pub.

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Marg in heaven.

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Coming into Coober Pedy.

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Welcome sign.

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Our Coober Pedy camp at Stuart Range Caravan Park.

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Coober Pedy Golf Club - 1st hole green.

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One of many mine shafts.

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Magnificent coloured hills.

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The 5,300kms long Dog Fence.

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The Oonnadatta Track.

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In the Old Timer's Mine.

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Cadney Homestead.

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Marla CP.

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Here we come.

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The horse.

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SA/NT Border.

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75kms to go.

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Emu.

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In the Erldunda Roadhouse Tavern.

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Our camp at Erldunda.

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273kms to go.

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Can you believe this?

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This is where QANTAS made their ad with the choir on the cliff edge.

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Kings Canyon.

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Mac Donnell ranges in the background.

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Our van in the middle of the photo.

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Kings Canyon - Our helicopter - Marg and the girl who came with us.

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Only 136kms to go.

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Is this Ayres Rock? Nope, Mt Connor.

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A nice tree at Curtain Springs.

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Curtin Springs signs.

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Curtin Springs - $63.50 for a slab of VB.

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Marg and the Rock.

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Me and the Rock.

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The Rock.

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Marg is on her way up.

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Not far to go.

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Bloody 'flat' camera batteries.

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On our way down.

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A big wave.

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Bye, bye Rock.

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The Olgas from the west.

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This is what turned Marg on.

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The Olgas.

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Marg's drawing.

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1992 Cannonball Run Memorial.

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Stuart Wells - The home of Dinky - The singing Dingo.

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At Alice Springs - our Neighbour's Fiver (Alan and Robyn).

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Todd Mall on Saturday - nearly empty.

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What a difference a day makes. Sunday Market in the Mall.

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The Gap - Alice Springs.

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Anzac Hill - Alice Springs.

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Our camp. - MacDonnell Range CP

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This is where we are going.

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Marg entering the Standley Chasm.

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John Flynn's Grave.

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School of the air - Alice Springs.

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Ghan.

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Kenworth - Hall of Fame.

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Alice Springs Reptile Centre.

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Marg isn't showing any fear.

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I am.

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Our camel safari.

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Lawrence of Alice and his trusty sidekick 'Poncho'.

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The Ghan at Alice Springs Station.

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Here it comes. My waiting is over.

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There it is.

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And it's over. Bye, bye....

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This is where we are off too.

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Our camp - Gemtree CP.

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Garnet fossicking tour is about to start.

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Gemtree - Nice t shirt, where did she get it!

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Gemtree - Good Moon setting.

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Another awful sunrise.

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Gemtree - Marg is checking for zircon.

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Marg still in action.

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Where are we?

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Ti Tree CP.

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The long and straight road.

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Look, who I met at Wycliffe Well, I don't think he is an alien or is he?

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One of the many painted walls, they do look good.

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Welcome to Devil's Marbles.

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More marbles.

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More marbles.

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Banka Banka entry.

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Banka Banka - Soft green lawn.

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Daly Waters Pub - We met ICEBERG, the guy lives fulltime on the road.

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Daly Waters Pub.

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Daly Waters Pub.

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Our camp at Katherine Big4 Low level CP.

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Darwin - A resting Croc.

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One mean dude.

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Crocs galore.

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Alligator River - Marg waiting to see the jumping crocs.

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Hannibal approaches. He is big.

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A big leap over 2.5m out of the water.

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Alligator River - a nice river for a swim. I think NOT!

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How close.

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Darwin - Home of the B52.

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Cockpit.

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After it landed in Darwin.

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Darwin's wharf.

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Tourist part of the wharf.

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Our Customs Boats.

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WW11 Oil Storage Tuneels.

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These tunnels are large.

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See how big they are.

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Mindil Beach Markets - The start of the market stalls.

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People everywhere.

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There is even entertainment.

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Cyril the croc.

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Yellow River cruise - Picture perfect.

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Yellow River cruise - Dancing Brolgas.

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Yellow River cruise - A Great Egret.

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Yellow River cruise - I'm waiting for you.

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Yellow River cruise - Magic views.

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Yellow River cruise - Magic views.

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Batchelor Resort Caravillage.

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Entering Litchfield NP.

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This termite mound is called "The Cathedral".

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Buley Rockhole and a lady in red.

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These signs are everywhere.

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View from Tolmer Falls' lookout.

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Wangi Falls.

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Daly Waters Hi-way inn CP.

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creating fire breaks.

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On our way to Banka Banka.

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Us at Banka Banka.

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Are we there yet?

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Barkly Homestead - We didn't expect an Army escort.

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Barkly Homestead.

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NT/Qld border.

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Are those clouds? I don't believe it.

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Camooweal - Fill her up!

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Mt Isa - Copper City CP - our camp.

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A wide load.

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Marg the fossicker.

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Keith, Lucy, Marg and me at Terry Smith's Lookout.

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Nice bull.

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Lunch - 70kms south of Normanton.

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Gulflander at Normanton Station.

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Tracks are a little wavy.

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Fire, fire All off. Nah, just a photo shoot.

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Normanton - The Purple Pub at night.

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The Purple Pub in daylight.

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Looking towards the mouth of the Norman river at Kurumba.

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My dinner - one mean prawn cocktail.

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Croydon CP.

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Gilbert River Bridge.

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Fording the O'Briens creek.

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O'Briens Topaz fossicking area.

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Me - the champion topaz digger.

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View on the way back to Mt Surprise.

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Beautiful mum and calf.

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2 bulls fighting.

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Our Topaz.

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Marg has trouble leaving any Pub.

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Innot Hot Springs - The just right spa (37-39c).

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Innot Hot Springs CP.

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Marg at the Hot Springs Hotel.

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Parking in Ravenshoe - behind the main street.

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Wonga Beach is down there somewhere.

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Waiting for the cane train crossing Mossman's main street.

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Wonga Beach CP beach.

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Mossman markets - Gemstones.

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Crocs of the Daintree river.

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Daintree River ferry.

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Daintree river in all its beauty.

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Marg on the beach at Cafe on Sea.

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Me at Cape Trib beach - can't swim because of the Crocs.

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Cyril's rels have been here - Wonga Beach.

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The mighty Navara in the rainforest.

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Good bye Pinnacles CP.

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Roadworks between Mossman and Cairns.

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Life is tough, just ask Marg.

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Sunrise at Cardwell.

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Sunlander at Home Hill.

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Red Ford Bucket - Car Show and Shine on the Strand.

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Memories - I had a XB GT Coupe in a previous life.

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Cobra replica - Beautiful.

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I checked out the V8 Townsville track.

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Start/Finish - Boundary St.

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Flinders St, Townsville.

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View of the Strand.

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That's Castle Hill.

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Marg at Castle Hill.

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Wideload - Caterpillar 789C.

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Wideload - Caterpillar 789C.

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Wideload - Caterpillar 789C.

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Sapphire hunting at Armfest - Marg in full flight.

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The Brag board, we are on it.

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The camp's pesky Rainbow Lorikeets.

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Blue Gem CP, Sapphire - Our camp.

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Sunday Sapphire Markets - Marg at our polishers stall.

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Who's a pretty boy?

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Marg looking for sapphires.

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Our fellow sapphire hunters.

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Bingo in Sapphire.

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Springsure - The 'big' Labradorite hunter.

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Springsure - Marg is looking for Labradorite.

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Springsure - Marg is looking for Opalised Wood.

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The Opalised Wood area.

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Bundaberg - Our camp at Glenlodge Caravan Village.

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Dicky Beach - Our Camp - nice bike.

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Dicky Beach - A view from the main street.

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Dicky Beach - SS Dicky.

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Dicky Beach - Looking south towards Caloundra.

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Dicky Beach - A beautiful beach.

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Dicky Beach - USS Essex after leaving Brisbane.

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Dicky Beach - Marg on the rocks.

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Broadwater Tourist Park - George and his mates.

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Broadwater Tourist Park - A battle of wits.

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Southport Yacht Club.

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Fisherman's Wharf tavern.

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Typical canal view.

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Runaway Bay Marina entrance.

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Broadwater Tourist Park - Our camp.

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George flying in to see me. Nice one George.

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Broadwater Tourist Park - George flys away.

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Gold Coast Seaway - My Mighty Treadley.

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The rest of the prawning fleet are coming home.

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the boys arriving at Seaway Koisk (end of Spit Rd)

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Damo, Jason and Lukey.

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Our last day - packing up at Southport. Beautiful weather.

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Lunch stop at Inglewood Rest Area.

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Peak Hill CP - Leighton hung out the Full House sign.

  

The END.
Until 2010's trip to Queensland.