Meldanda is a reserve near Cambrai which has nature trails, gardens and a campsite. And some excellent trees. Peramangk, Ngaiawang, Ngarrindjeri and Nganguruku country.
While it might seem that the only place we’ve been lately is Warren, there is always something to see whenever we walk or kayak here. We did a walk in West Warren, a half loop. We took the centre path up the hill and then turned left down the first fire track which has noContinue reading “No-name fire track”
Ngaiawang Country Last year we visited in May. This time round we were here in July. Mallee scrub always looks pretty much the same, but there is actually a lot of colour once you get up close. And we were lucky enough to see a hairy nosed wombat and some red kangaroos too. The fullContinue reading “Brookfield Conservation Park”
If you live down south like we do in Outer Barossa, it’s very exciting to head to Queensland in the middle of winter. Particularly so if you’re getting on a plane and you haven’t flown for at least 16 months due to you-know-what.
The Gardens can be accessed from River Road, an easy drive from Wentworth. The flowering bed of Sturt’s Desert Pea really made it worth the visit.
A few days ago we had a lovely walk in Kaiserstuhl Conservation Park, which has some of the most beautiful trees in the Barossa area. No snakes or koalas this time, but the smell of the bush was divine.
We recently took a walk in Hale Conservation Park. There had been a prescribed burn which looked terrible from Warren Road. But up close you can see the new growth coming through.
Our last walk for 2020 was at Warren. It was a public holiday so the car park was full, but everyone was fishing or kayaking or both. We didn’t see many other people while walking. For this visit we tried one of the fire trails through the middle of the reserve, which was about 3.5k.