My first nights in Winton were spent camping out behind the gorgeous old Art Deco North Gregory Hotel. This was the pubs beautiful fourth reincarnation after three previous fires had burnt the buildings down. I made sure to make the most of the air conditioning inside, what with 40c+ daytime temperatures not making it so much fun in the tent, or outside in general! Continue reading
Coming into Winton is like stepping back in time!
Not just for the genuine Dinosaur bones that I get to hang around with each day, but because this town is more than happy to keeps its charming old heritage showing and keep the pace of life back to a simpler, more serene way of times gone by.
Australia IS the oldest Continent on Earth, FACT!!
Dinosaurs DID exist on this Great Southern Land many a million of years ago, FACT!!!
And I had the pleasure to discover this last one out for myself when I was accepted for the Tour Guide/ Programs Assistant position at the Australian Age Of Dinosaurs museum (AAOD) in Winton, Queensland, Outback Australia. Continue reading
I’m always itching for the next adventure. And whilst I was keeping myself well content amongst my family and friends I was ready to hit the open road once again. So when I was lucky enough to get the one and only tour guide job that I actually applied for I did my little happy dance, spent quality time with my family and friends and bid a fond farewell to the approaching winter in Victoria, Australia. For my final destination was to be a grand trek across three states and up to Queensland. Only just 2,600 km to go!!