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Monday, September 18, 2017

2017 Gulf Road Trip - Day 1-3

We were excited to be back on the road for our annual road trip. As soon as school was out we were on the road heading out to Chinchilla Weir for a quick stop over. We arrived in the dark and left in the dark.

Ready to roll. 

Day 2 was a 780k trip from Chinchilla to Barcaldine. The new van was going great and kids soon settled into their usual pattern of watching movies. We stayed at a free stay on the out skirts of town which was right next to the cemetery - the kids went exploring.

Barcaldine Free Camp - Team Bray


Day 3 saw us travel from Barcaldine to Julia Creek. We had to get a photos at Qantas with the new van. We filled up water at Longreach Showgrounds and saw a family of Emus (5 chicks). From Longreach it was out through Winton. It was getting hotter and dryer as we went.
Qantas & Team Bray
Emu with 5 chicks at Longreach Showgrounds
Lunch stop at Tambo
The camp spot in Julia Creek was awesome. Another free stay on a small creek just out of town. The kids tried fishing and pulled a load full of fish - great fun.







Team Bray Camp - Juila Creek
Great Fishing - they all went back in to live another day.

Fishing at Juila Creek


Brolgas at Julia Creek



Crazy Loz fishin

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