Month: July 2020


I know well from many years of travelling with Majella that once we turn toward home there is no holding her. I had thought of deviating on our way from Charleville to Toowoomba but realised […]


We might have found a shorter, quicker way home from Hughenden, even via Barcaldine, but neither of us had ever been to Charleville or the towns along the way so it seemed an obvious inclusion […]


My itinerary for today had been planned around picking up another part of the Dinosaur Trail suggested itinerary by driving east to Prairie and then south via Kooroorinya Falls and Muttaburra to Barcaldine. I was […]

Porcupine Gorge

The Dinosaur Trail suggested itinerary included Porcupine Gorge National Park as the highlight of its second day around Hughenden. That fitted well with Majella‚Äôs 2020 project to visit 20 National Parks that we have not […]


Because Richmond is only 114 km from Hughenden we opted to book 3 nights in Hughenden and tackle Richmond, the third apex of the Dinosaur Trail triangle, as a day trip. When I booked our […]


Australian Age of Dinosaurs website offers a suggested itinerary of 9 days, 3 each in Winton, Hughenden, and Richmond. I managed to condense that to the 2 days and nights we had in Winton and […]

Around Winton

My plan for today had been to visit Lark Quarry to see the dinosaur stampede and take a look around Winton. We managed to squeeze in a little more than that. I had calculated that […]


This trip was planned around seeing the dinosaurs at Winton. The real origins of that plan may be lost in the mists of time but when our kids gifted us with entrance to the dinosaur […]


It may please some who think we have been travelling too fast to know that we did not move the van at all today. Longreach Tourist Park where we stayed last night and again tonight […]


Majella is not keen on cruises. In part that is because she does not like being on water out of sight of land. In that case, a dinner cruise in Longreach was expected to be […]