Posts Tagged Banka Banka

Day 76 – Mary Kathleen

Posted from Cloncurry, Queensland, Australia.

We left Banka Banka at a good time.  Managed to get a little bit of a sleep in.

It wasn’t long before we were crossing the border into QLD.  The very first thing we did on crossing the border was get breath tested … Welcome to Queensland!

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Day 74 – Somewhere near Banka Banka station

Posted from Pamayu, Northern Territory, Australia.

The day started out early with a quick packup of the van.  We had to have our first stop of the day and be back at the camp by 9:30.

Mataranka Hot Springs was that first stop and it was smelly one.  The area is very beautiful, but is also populated by oodles of flying foxes … hence the smell.

The area is also the site of the replica of the Elsey Homestead used for the movie ‘We of the Never Never’, that was based on the experiences of Jeannie Gunn in the early 1900’s.

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