Day 12 – 28/5/2019

Setting out from Dubbo I had planned on a short journey today as I head north. This is the joy of travelling the ability to go short distances and really discover what the region has to offer without the time pressure to get to the next place and complete the journey. The distance travelled was only 109km.

Leaving around 8:30am and not being able to check in to the next location till 11am forced me to take my time which resulted in stopping into the Gilgandra, NSW Information centre where they have a small art gallery and museum for a gold coin donation.

The gallery at the information centre has three distinct parts, the Aboriginal artefacts, art gallery and war history.

From Gilgandra the Coo-ee brigade during World War I the locals set out on a march to Sydney to recruit for the war in the regional communities.

Stopping in town for a coffee it was a really lovely town on the banks of the Castlereagh River.

Tonight’s stop was based on recommendations from the Everything Caravan and Camping Facebook group and I was blown away. After setting up I was delivered some Scones with Jam and Cream.

After finishing some domestic chores (washing) I headed into the the nearby Warrumbungle National Park and had a quick look at the magnificent park and the abundance of Kangaroo’s.

Arriving back I attended my first Caravan Park Happy Hour. Where all of those staying at the park meet together for some drinks/nibbles. It was great to catch up with others on the road and share stories before heading to the nearby pub for dinner.

I do highly recommend that you take the opportunity to visit this region and this park if you have the chance.

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