August 30, 2018

Phil looking in the mouth of Krys the Crocodile at Normanton, (luckily this is the only croc we have come across on our Trek)

The sign says it all - nearly there.

Phil up with the sun as usual......

Brendan & Wendy with Desiree, Matt & young Bobby who we met at our lunch...

August 30, 2018

Thank you to Owen, Rick & Mel for not only looking after us so well at the Burke & Wills Roadhouse but also for your donation.

Susan & Phil with John from France who is walking & bicyling then sailing his way around Australia.  Keep safe & good luck.

John bel...

August 17, 2018

Phil turns 73 on 21st August, it would be great to get behind him & support him on the final stages of his mammoth 3,200 km Phil’s Burke & Wills Trek walking across Australia from south to north raising money for The Fred Hollows Foundation. 

Phil is hoping to raise...

August 17, 2018

Phil dodging a Road Train and walking into the sunrise.

Day 99 at Mt Isa Rodeo, our friend Jungle, far right, flew in an aeroplane from Canberra to Alice Springs then hopped on a helicopter piloted by Ben left of photo, flew to Mt Isa to spend the day with us!  

Just won...

August 15, 2018

While taking a detour to watch the Mt Isa Rodeo reporter Derek Barry caught up with Phil and Susan to find out all about the Burke and Wills TREK.

read the full article here

 Phil and Susan have since returned to and departed from Duchess for Cloncurry.

August 13, 2018

Thank you Theo for putting up this post (and others) when we had no internet. 

We reach a milestone today - 2600 km walked on the 100th day with just over 600 km remaining. Took this shot of a wild camel (one of many) crossing our path as we head for Cloncurry.

August 11, 2018

Mt Isa Rodeo, lots of action, lots of fun.

Phil with Derek Barry from the North West Star contacted us, having heard Phil’s radio interview with Sarah McIntyre on Mt Isa ABC, met him at the Rodeo for an article for his newspaper. Derek is a fine Irishman just like Rober...

August 4, 2018

Phil has walked to the Tropic of Capricorn 2,350 km another 800 km to the finish at Karumba on September 5th.

In The Tropics 

Marion Downs cattle station ladies Leanne housekeeper/gardener & Lyn the cook heard we were on the road and came to meet us with homemade biscuit...

August 4, 2018

Goodbye Jim owner of Bedourie Pub for the last 40 years. Thank you for our stay. Jim was born in the Birdsville Hospital and grew up in Bedourie.

The Bedourie Pub

Leaving Bedourie 

Susan having a swim at the fantastic new swimming pool & then we relaxed in the Hot Artesia...

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