Category: Two sheilas in a ute

Real cowboys do wear pink, at least at a rodeo

Chaps. I don’t mean English gentlemen – I mean those things that cowboys wear over their jeans. You see a lot of them at a rodeo.

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We’re off to the rodeo, I think

The first thing I noticed about a country rodeo was that everybody tucks their shirts into their jeans, and wears belts. Even teenage boys have their jeans up on their hips rather than around their knees. You can’t see anybody’s underpants. And everybody does wear jeans, with proper shirts, belts and boots. I looked decidedly …

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Julia Creek – home of the Dirt n Dust … and crays

Doc and I passed through Julia Creek on our way back from the Cape a couple of years ago. We stopped for lunch at the pub, picked up some groceries, had a look through the information centre and continued on our way to Winton. Doc remembers it as the place where I tasted the bore …

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Alice Springs to Mount Isa

Mt Isa. What can I say? Broken Hill it aint. After 15 hours in the mining town in western Queensland I was ready to leave again, and not just because the Wallabies lost to the British & Irish Lions and I was watching at the Irish Club.

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Camping spots I have known 2

It’s not all bush camping when you’re out on the road. Caravan parks have services and facilities including showers & toilets, fresh water, camp kitchens, even bars and restaurants. If you’re in a non-service area (there’s an awful lot of them when you’re “out bush”) they’ll even have a public telephone you can use and …

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West MacDonnell Ranges 2

Here’s the second of the photo galleries of the West Macs. This one is Serpentine Gorge and Ormiston Gorge, my two favourites. So what do you think? Are the West Macs more beautiful than the East?

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