After a night by ourselves in the middle of nowhere we continued on towards Eungella. After missing a turn that wasn't signposted we backtracked and found ourselves on a windy track up through the hills. Eventually we popped out on top of a long ridge line that led down to the hamlet of Eungella. Lunch was partaken at a lookout which had speccy views down the valley towards Mackay.
A swim was in order at Finch Hatton Gorge. A 2km walk was needed to reach the gorge.
The water was not as cold as the gorges we had swum at in the centre, a pleasant surprise.
Deciding that since Mackay was less than an hour away we would head to Adam's place and the big smoke.
The next couple of days were spent fixing and cleaning Hillary. A broken bolt on the sump guard had to be drilled out and retapped and another bolt had broken in the rear bar. The tyre carrier will be removed when we get home and a few improvements to its mounting system will be fitted. Thanks to Eimy for her help.
A big thanks to Adam and Jess for letting us stay and have access to all the tools we needed. It made a big difference knowing that everything is back to normal.
Thursday and Friday night were spent with Aidan and Donna. They have an amazing tropical salt water aquarium. The snowflake eel was a bit shy but the clownies were very friendly. Fin kids! Thanks Aidan and Donna for letting us stay. Have an awesome time in Vegas!
Before leaving the big smoke we did a final interior clean of Hillary. She looks very different without a fine layer of dust covering everything!
It is a long weekend in Queensland and school holidays, so we will be looking for somewhere quiet to lay low for the next few days.