Tibooburra

Tibooburra

I set off for Tibooburra some 332 KM north from Broken Hill after sunrise to hopefully avoid any road crossing roos. The road consists of a mix of both stretches of sealed and generally good unsealed roads with very little traffic but some construction work underway....
Base Camp: Broken Hill

Base Camp: Broken Hill

After a break of some months, I have finally been able to get back on the road mainly because the weather has improved and roads that have been closed to flooding are now open. The idea of flying to locations has been put on hold, but could be used for my trip to...
Grong Grong, NSW

Grong Grong, NSW

Grong Grong is another small rural village which is unlikely to be a destination for tourists. A hotel, church, disused railway line and grain bins are the highlight of this location The name Grong Grong is an Aboriginal term meaning “bad camping ground”...
Jerilderie, NSW

Jerilderie, NSW

For some time I had been wanting to visit the site of Ned Kelly’s (the bush ranger) last stand at Glenrowan and I took the opportunity to call into this town when visiting Wangaratta earlier in my travels. However, I have to say, for a more low key and less...
Wanganella, NSW

Wanganella, NSW

A detour up the Cobb Highway took me to Wanganella, a small village with little for the visitor. However, I was interested to learn from the Tourist Information lady at Deniliquin that it was the birthplace of the Peppin Merino. In 1861, George Hall Peppin and his two...

Deniliquin, NSW

As you drive into Deniliquin you can not help but notice that It’s flat. Very flat, flatter than Captains Flat and a lot of other flat things. Indeed, Deniliquin is on the Hay Plains, the area with the smallest deviation of elevation on Earth. So what do you do...