Travels with the Winnie: Day 77

A Day in Minendee

The reason to visit Minendee was to see the place where the Burke and Wills expedition launched into the unknown. We were also interested in seeing the lakes, but all of the access roads are gravel and after the rain yesterday we did not feel confident of taking the Winnie. Our ‘home’ lake at the caravan park will have to do.

We drove 13 kms into the town today, doing a little shopping, visiting the Tourist Information Centre and then having lunch at the pub where Burke and Wills stayed. We also walked down to a bridge on the Darling River.

Although it hasn’t rained today it has been quite cold and windy. We went for a walk in the evening around sunset and I was able to get lots of photos. There are more people staying here tonight, but no one is close to us and we still have a sense of space.

the pub where Burke and Wills stayed (1 of 1)
the pub where Burke and Wills stayed
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the pub from the side
Stephen with sign (1 of 1)
a memorial
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sunset
evening (1 of 1).jpg
wind whipping up little waves

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