Day 56 – Country Bunches

Thursday May 17, 2019

We are not feeling as hopeful as we previously were about being able to get away on Saturday. Our repairer is still waiting on the part from Iveco in Sydney and wasn’t very reassuring. At the moment we are not looking forward to being here for another weekend, more importantly, we would like to know that the part they are waiting for is available from Iveco Sydney and doesn’t have to come from Italy. We are hoping that Lisa, who works in the office, will know more. Stephen will phone her in the morning.

If it looks like we are here for another day we may walk out there tomorrow, it’s about 4.5 kilometres, to pick up a little more stuff. The coffee grinder and the pressure cooker come to mind. If they don’t offer a lift back we can order a taxi.

Today there was an event at the Art of Expresso coffee bar. We went by the see what it looked like, but had another agenda of walking to a nearby Arboretum. It was near the little river, a pleasant place to be on a sunny day.

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A blue combi and outside bar with some music were all the evidence we saw of an event. It looked inviting, but walking to the Arboretum seemed a better option in the sunshine.

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As we were near the services club, we decided to have lunch there. Just a bacon and egg roll for me and a hamburger for Stephen, which were served with chips. It was quite pleasant, but we moved on to have our coffee at Wilders Bakery Cafe afterwards. Stephen actually bought a paper (he prefers if cafes supply them for customers to read) and I started processing some photos.

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The Services Club Bistro. Of course, the main thing here is gambling, but it is also the venue for events. Tomorrow night they have a live perfomance of Bohemian Rhapsody at $35.00 per head.


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There is a school of music concert program
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We think this ensemble is ideal if you can’t sleep because your partner snores. A smallish van and a smallish caravan together.
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We noticed when we had the hire car that all street parking is angled and you have to reverse into your spot. This seems unique to Young.

After an hour we wanted to get out into the fresh air again and walked down to the river to follow it along further. The track ended and we were fairly close to home. On our way to our cabin we booked in for Friday night.

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at the local second hand shop
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The town emblem. I have a new fridge magnet – it will have to wait to be put on the fridge.

Some scenes from the Arboretum Park. Fishing and reflections from the river on the tree branches.