|Yip has a look at the town|
Left Texas with mixed feelings this morning, a very enjoyable few days spent there. Heading north again through Inglewood and Millmerran to Cecil plains by late morning, pulling in to the caravan park at $22.00 per night.
|The hotel in Cecil Plains|
|Restored rail station in|
We had takeaway dinner from the hotel which was quite tasty and more over it saved me from having to do anything.
Early take-off today, passing straight through Dalby, heavens!! they have traffic lights there and we just sped right passed that sort of thing and stopped for a spell further up the track at a small place called Jimbour which has a school but no sign of anything else much, the butcher shop was still well signed but had been closed for some time.
|Don't think this fence will stop|
this little dingo
|Dingo Barrier fence south of Jandowae|
Turning off the main road, we went to look at the famous Dingo Barrier Fence, 110km of tourist drive which we didn't partake in , only far enough to get to the northern end of the fence.
The plaque tells the story and I took a photo of it to remind us about it later. Yip was keen to check it out but reckoned there was no reason to fuss about it.
|The plaque at the northern end of the Dingo Barrier Fence|
|Steel sculpture dingo in Jandowae|
|Information! obtained at |
Durong General store
We asked for directions to the dingo sanctuary, they were very helpful and phoned the owner and Jim got directions from him over the phone.
|two pups at Durong dingo sanctuary|
(That's my feet at bottom)
We spent 5 hours here, Jim had a lot of time interacting with some of them with the owner, I went into the enclosure with a couple of pups, a white one and a honey coloured one. I felt special to be able to give them some affection. These two were pretty human friendly and came to me quite willingly.
|Yip very watchful at Durong |
We enjoyed our stay having a great time with the dingo. We continued and found a rest area next to the Stuart river, a few km short of Wondai to spend the night.
|Ban Ban Springs rest area|
|Clear cool pool Ban Ban spring|
After a rest we decided to go on to Biggenden for the night at the van park @$26.00 per night. The van park has a lovely view of the mountain to the south which I had to photograph.
|Mount Walsh - Biggenden|
|Steel man in park at Biggenden|
A relaxing day spent catching on washing etc.