National Parks

Final Days – The Drive Home to Brisbane

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304 Days On The Road I began my drive home towards Brisbane after leaving Longreach. There wasn’t too much else I had planned to see or do. I needed to stop in to see some friends and family who live along the coast so that was what I did. On the way I stopped into Emerald, met a subscriber who …

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Day 296 – Lark Quarry Dinosaur Stampede

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Lark Quarry is located 110km southwest of Winton. It has the world’s only known record of a dinosaur stampede, featuring 3300 separate footprints. The area was once a large floodplain and a lake was close by which drew the dinosaurs in to drink. The story unfolded 95 million years ago when a large dinosaur appears to have come across a …

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Day 294 – Bladensburg National Park

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I continue on the Barkley highway, later turning onto the Landsborough highway towards Winton. The landscape changes from vast forested areas to a vast emptiness of grassy plains for grazing cattle. The engine watchdog comes in handy as the warning buzzer sounds several times when the engine starts getting too hot. I pull back on the throttle and let the …

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