Just a little work trip with Hubby
Goondiwinidi to Brisbane Monday 4 h 6 min (345.7 km) via State Route 85
Brisbane to Quilpie Tuesday 10 h 50 min (953.9 km) via Warrego Hwy
Quilpie to Goondiwinidi Friday 8 h 49 min (819.8 km)
Home Friday night -- I hope
I always find it so amazing how positive,resourceful ,kind and friendly people who live in the far west of our state of Queensland are. The little town of Quilpie is in a dry arid place. With high sprinklers they put some water on their garden to have a small patch of green. Why high sprinklers do you ask ? Because the water that comes out of the ground and it's too hot to put directly on the garden.
The council is out working hard to beauty and maintain their little outback town . We visited the stores and each offered something different to provide what people need.
The love of the arts and the outback culture is evident and proudly shown.
The tourist season is over so things are quiet now but they will keep going. This is the second time I have been here this year once when the town was overflowing with people for the centenary and yesterday when we arrived it was 41 C and there were just the locals. Either way this is an awesome little town. When you travel through these small outback towns stop and buy lunch or check out the stores and buy a little or big something you need. My friend and I found some things were cheaper than the larger towns and some little stores had some real finds
For my overseas friends this is where Quilpie is.