Drive to Windorah from Bedourie

I left at midday with George, who was driving machinery at the new subdivion at Bedourie, to overnight at Windorah and experience the trip overland. It was all desert..sand, scrub, the occasional rock..flat, dusty and dry. Colors changed to reds and the occasional mound of sand Sometimes there was a tree…..it is very dry andContinue reading “Drive to Windorah from Bedourie”

Walk at Bedourie along the levee bank road…..

On my day off I went for a walk …across the oval, past the medical Centre, over to the Levee Bank and along there to the Holding Ponds to see the birds.  It was far too hot to sit in the sun and wait for the  birds, so I simply walked back. I had walkedContinue reading “Walk at Bedourie along the levee bank road…..”

Bedourie Spa and Swimming Centre

http://www.diamantina.qld.gov.au/water Bedourie’s Artesian Spa and Swimming Pool Complex has a 22 person Therapeutic Spa, which is one of the favorite for locals and visitors alike. The crystal clear water comes directly from the artesian bore in town and the 25 metre swimming pool is beautifully cool after your time in the spa. There are threeContinue reading “Bedourie Spa and Swimming Centre”

Bedourie …An Oasis in the Desert

Bedourie is a town with a population of 120 perched on a sand dune, surrounded by Eyre Creek, 1,600 kms from Brisbane and 200 kms from Birdsville. Bedourie is the Administrative centre of the Diamantina Shire which covers an area of 95,000 sq kms. In the 1800’s it was a major rest stop for  droversContinue reading “Bedourie …An Oasis in the Desert”

Colors of the Desert…Toowoomba to Charleville by Plane

Flying from Brisbane to Bedourie took six and a half hours, with stops at Toowoomba, Charleville,  Quilpie,Windorah, Birdsville and Bedourie. The plane continued on to Mt Isa and will return on Tuesday… Here are some photos taken from the Air. The first stop was Toowoomba… Continue on to Charleville…. woomba

Bedourie Simpson Desert Oasis

http://www.simpsondesertoasis.com.au/about/about.html Simpson Desert Oasis Roadhouse Bedourie’s Simpson Desert Oasis Roadhouse features a general store, fuel supplies (no auto gas), tavern, restaurant, caravan park, motel units and cabins. The motel units are air-conditioned with telephone facilities and cabins are self-contained with air-conditioning. The Simpson Desert Oasis Caravan Park offers powered and un-powered sites and also sharedContinue reading “Bedourie Simpson Desert Oasis”

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