Author Archives: Dirk Regter

Fixing …

Report 10 July By Benno en Thecla Last night it was slightly warmer; up to 5 degrees. We have interested parties for the T-Ford at an early stage. One of the guests has worked for a long time on Fraser … Continue reading

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Termite hill

Report 9 July By Thecla and Benno It was a cold night again and the stars seemed to be closer than ever. After breakfast we leave, but Dirk sees a termite mound over the head in the high grass so … Continue reading

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Horsepower (s)

Report 8 July By Benno en Thecla We spent the night at the Oasis roadhouse. Next to us is an old tree, without intimate life, but with an unusually hospitable reception the most beautiful birds land. We continue our way; … Continue reading

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Undarra (means long road in the aborigine language

Report 7 July By Benno en Thecla After we reach the asphalt at Mount Garnet, we take the asphalt to Undarra Volcanic park to visit some lavatubes. Here we arrive late in the morning and can still book a tour. … Continue reading

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Irvingbank

Report 6 July By Benno en Thecla We had a wonderful night at Ellis Beach, even though it was so busy. So we decide to go back to the interior at Smithfield, on to Atherton. The mountains are staring at … Continue reading

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Stickadiles, Rockadiles and finally Crocodiles

Report 5 July By Benno en Thecla We have slept at the campsite at DainTree village and decide to go with a boat tour in the morning to see possible crocodiles from the boat. Dirk looks after the T-Ford after … Continue reading

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Bloomfield track

Report 4 July By Benno en Thecla Waking up in a rainforest is always a delight; since the vast majority of the animal kingdom calls for attention, or more; screams for attention. And they will get that. Silence in deserts … Continue reading

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Kookaburra

Report 3 July By Benno en Thecla Re-check the oil of the rear axle after 1000 fierce kilometers. At the campsite we spot Kookaburra (a bird that does not laugh but barks) Next to us is a colossal truck camper … Continue reading

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Ford, Ford, Ford

Report 2 July By Benno en Thecla Before we leave, we visit Tom Prior in Chillagoe with his comprehensive Ford collection and related attributes. He even has original manual books from the T-Ford. Wonder everywhere that in such a small … Continue reading

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Caves

Report 1th of July By Benno en Thecla We awaken through the cackling of a group of foraging guinea fowl. We have the plan to visit some caves in this area, where Chillagoe turns out to be known. Since1981 one … Continue reading

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