The Retirees Home in Brisbane –Roma to Brisbane

The next day we wanted to get away early and have a look at some features around Roma. Roma has a new airport so we stopped by to take a look. Judging by the cars in the car park there are still a lot of FIFO (fly in fly out) workers on the gas fields.

Then over to the cattle yards – the biggest in Queensland. The first thing we saw was a triple on the wash stand and behind it the cattle yards spread for acres. We climbed into the yards and walked around the viewing area. If you have ever been to a cattle sale and seen the frightened faces on the cattle, then these yards would be enough to cause a stampede – huge.

We then headed for Brisbane stopping in at the Miles Heritage Centre. This is a collection of memorabilia from all over the District including an old rail steam engine, an old shops and buildings of yesteryear. One of the building was a hospital with the operating theatre out the back like the dunny.

From there we drove to Toowoomba via Highfields where we caught up with our Lakes District companions Joe and Sue. Finally, home around 6.00pm and exhausted from the travel and the heat of the day.

Advertisements
Categories: Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Post navigation

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Create a free website or blog at WordPress.com.

The Blog of Travel

Motorbikes, dogs and a lot of traveling.

Salt of Portugal

all that is glorious about Portugal

Italophilia

Stories of My Italian Journey & More..!

reservation for two

dream to explore. inspire to love.

Life of a Minion

Departure from Hong Kong and travel to everywhere

M Art in a bright Light

A fine WordPress.com site

The July Crisis: 100 Years On, 1914-2014

How Europe went to war in the summer of 1914

Poitoucharentesinphotos

An individual focus on the region....... Un accent particulier sur la region

islandholidayhome

Renting a house on France's Ile de Ré

%d bloggers like this: