Had a sleep in, kids got to have a swim and another go on the waterslide.
Left the Big 4 at 10 - went to super cheap and Fueled up and headed down the highway. Took the scenic route and had a look at the airport.
11 December 2017
Tobermorey Station - Alice Springs
Up early and on the road.
Lots of dirt and Corrigation.
Stopped at Gemtree for lunch
Noticed the cruiser had a flatly. So changed it and on the road to Alice.
Got the tyre fixed at Beaurepairs in Alice and became friends with the owner George.
Stayed the night at the big 4 McDonald Ranges. Kids loved the pool and waterslide.
Dinner was Butter Chicken.
9 December 2017
Koumala - Macsland Rest Stop
29304 - 30010
Left home at 4 after no sleep as the body wouldn’t shut down.
Grabbed some breast at Moranbah Servo.
Caught up with the Madsen’s 7kms past Mistake Creek State School. Mick noticed that our Anderson plug was dragging on the ground - not a great start.
Stopped at the Tree of Knowledge in Barcaldine.
Pulled up in Longreach for lunch.
Got a new Anderson plug.
Was very fucking hot.
Stopped at Macsland Rest Area for the night. Got there around 3.
The temperature was extremely hot and dry. Unbearable.
Mick fixed the Anderson plug.
Dinner was Beef stroganoff and rice.
Temp still unbearable but we got some sleep.