RSL Monthly Market at Russell Island

Today was the second market run by the Russell island RSL and we were all back parked in the same positions as last month…a happy team spirit between all the stalls and sellers. I share my stall with Mary, and Margaret is next to us with her own stall. There are a variety of differentContinue reading “RSL Monthly Market at Russell Island”

Find Treasures at a Garage Sale…

Find Treasures at a Garage Sale I have a new hobby; every second weekend, I go to a garage sale.This started because a neighbor showed me something she had bought for a few cents at a garage sale. Then I realised that most of her interesting gadgets and items come from garage sales. So IContinue reading “Find Treasures at a Garage Sale…”

Coal Train through Comet

http://www.laingorourke.com/our-work/all-projects/blackwater-coal-handling-plant.aspx http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blackwater_railway_system The Blackwater railway system is located in Central Queensland and services the coal mining area of the Bowen Basin. It carries coal, as well as products, to other destinations by way of connections to the North Coast Line at Rocklands and the Goonyella Line via Gregory coal mine to Oaky Creek. Together withContinue reading “Coal Train through Comet”

Banana Boats at Russell Island

The first long-term settlers were attracted by the island’s sugar potential as well as its timber. The arrival of settlers, such as John Willes, in the late 1860s marked the beginning of the island’s farming period, which lasted for the next 100 years. Over this time  many lucrative farms produced fruit and vegetables for theContinue reading “Banana Boats at Russell Island”

Woolshed and Sheep Shearing at Jondaryan Queensland

Located 45 kms west of Toowoomba near the village of Jondaryan, The Woolshed at Jondaryan is an historic icon in the region. Built in 1859, the Woolshed is now the centrepiece of the Woolshed at Jondaryan, a major cultural tourist attraction and event venue. In its first 17 years, Jondaryan Station changed hands seven timesContinue reading “Woolshed and Sheep Shearing at Jondaryan Queensland”

Hervey Bay Whale Watch

Whalewatching Hervey Bay 2009 Slideshow: Marguerite’s trip to Hervey Bay was created with TripAdvisor TripWow! http://www.discoverherveybay.com/Whales/humpback2.htm Humpback whales migrate from Antarctica to the sub-tropical coastal waters of western and eastern Australia and Fiji to give birth and mate during winter and spring.Each year at least 1200 humpbacks migrate 5000km to the eastern coast of Australia.Continue reading “Hervey Bay Whale Watch”

Moranbah Queensland

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moranbah,_Queensland I am working as a Camp Cook at Moranbah….it is a very isolated farm area which is now studded with rigs mining natural gas with coal energy. I did a 3 day induction and a local induction and am now working in a Camp. Mackay is 2 hours by car driving through Nebo andContinue reading “Moranbah Queensland”

Ravenshoe Queensland

Wind Farm at Ravenshoe Queensland Australia Windy Hill Wind Farm is a wind power station near Ravenshoe on the Atherton Tablelands, Queensland, Australia. Windy Hill has 20 wind turbines with a generating capacity of 12MW of electricity. The power station was commissioned in 2000 and was initially operated by the Stanwell Corporation. However, as ofContinue reading “Ravenshoe Queensland”

High Speed Train from Guangzhou to Wuhan

http://www.bloggerspoint.com/high-speed-train-from-guangzhou-to-wuhan-train-fare-of-fastest-train/ High Speed (fastest) Train from Guangzhou to Wuhan The world’s  fastest train is about to start from China from Saturday onwards. The average speed of this train is 350Km/hr which travels from Guangzhou to Wuhan and the total distance between these two cities is nearly 1069Km. Guangzhou is one of the famous and importantContinue reading “High Speed Train from Guangzhou to Wuhan”

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