Day 12: May 3 : Charters Towers to Mt Isa

NOTE: This blog was for May 3nd. I will be updating the website as usual from my phone and DSLR. So keep coming back for more new stuff here!

The route which I did today : http://goo.gl/maps/rVQrT

This was lying outside the room in the morning,  an inverted ashtray in morning light.

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And this in the parking. Yes I was in a holiday park!

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An old mine (?) leaving Charters Towers:

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Spotted this roadtrain and guess what, it had a BATMAN logo on the back! Couldn’t get better than this!

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along the way I came across this ‘highland’ road where there were lots of carvings done on the stones.

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Take a left after 251 kms!

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Australia also has some world class dinosaur fossils and trails. And they have let people know about it by having these kind of statues along the way in ‘major’ towns. This one was in Hughenden

 

 

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Holden is an Australian car manufacturer who has recently gotten into trouble. The car standing in front of this heritage cafe might give you a clue as to why.

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The ‘nothingness’ starts:

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It was some train catching time.

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Everything looks out of ordinary in the outback since there is  not much to see. Even a signboard stands out. This cargo train was looking amazing, like a slow moving caterpillar.

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The dinosaur fad continues.

 

 

 

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You dont wanna be here in summers!

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It was dusk and I had to keep my eyes peeled for critters.

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Just before entering Mt.Isa:

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Mt.Isa in the distance. Suddenly out of nowhere shimmering lights of the city hit you in the middle of the outback!

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