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Re: Simpson Desert 2018
« Reply #15 on: June 06, 2018, 02:53:13 PM »
Meet up Saturday morning will be at BP Haigslea on Warrego H'way at 7am.
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Re: Simpson Desert 2018
« Reply #16 on: June 06, 2018, 07:33:50 PM »


Can't you get Anita out of bed earlier? 7am start a bit soft.

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Re: Simpson Desert 2018
« Reply #17 on: June 07, 2018, 09:41:51 AM »


Can't you get Anita out of bed earlier? 7am start a bit soft.

LOL good thing she does not look at the forum otherwise you would be hit in the soft spot.
She still has to get out of bed at 5.30am to be at Haigslea by 7am sorry make that 5am.
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Re: Simpson Desert 2018
« Reply #18 on: June 08, 2018, 02:15:45 PM »
Simpson 2018 Logistics

Our Simpson 2018 route takes us through a lot of boondocks country.
So we'll need to carefully manage our fuel, water and food, etc.
That's why I've knocked-up this Simpson 2018 Logistics spreadsheet.
Guys, please have a look; any feedback pls let me know!
« Last Edit: June 08, 2018, 02:18:39 PM by Goanna »
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Re: Simpson Desert 2018
« Reply #19 on: June 10, 2018, 09:47:41 AM »
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Re: Simpson Desert 2018
« Reply #20 on: June 12, 2018, 06:28:32 PM »
Simpson 2018 Logistics

Our Simpson 2018 route takes us through a lot of boondocks country.
So we'll need to carefully manage our fuel, water and food, etc.
That's why I've knocked-up this Simpson 2018 Logistics spreadsheet.
Guys, please have a look; any feedback pls let me know!

Pretty thorough job there mate BUT there is no food at Farina - the "ünderground bakery" is the ruins of one, Farina is a ghost town ;D ;D
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Re: Simpson Desert 2018
« Reply #21 on: June 12, 2018, 08:04:14 PM »

Pretty thorough job there mate BUT there is no food at Farina - the "ünderground bakery" is the ruins of one, Farina is a ghost town ;D ;D
bakery has been rebuilt and operates 8 weeks of the year now mate.... https://brandsanews.com.au/a-bakery-in-a-ghost-town/
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Re: Simpson Desert 2018
« Reply #22 on: June 13, 2018, 10:47:49 AM »
Yep, I sure do hope they're open when we arrive!  Love freshly baked bread & pies.

Update: Farina Restoration Society volunteers plan to be on-site (& baking) in 2018 from May 26th to July21st.  Woohoo!!!

Here's another nice article about Farina Bakery
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Re: Simpson Desert 2018
« Reply #23 on: June 14, 2018, 05:54:04 PM »

Pretty thorough job there mate BUT there is no food at Farina - the "ünderground bakery" is the ruins of one, Farina is a ghost town ;D ;D
bakery has been rebuilt and operates 8 weeks of the year now mate.... https://brandsanews.com.au/a-bakery-in-a-ghost-town/

Well I'll be buggered - my apologies, I had no idea they rebuilt that, will be very interested in the reports on this one
Cheers for the info Mal
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Re: Simpson Desert 2018
« Reply #24 on: June 14, 2018, 06:56:41 PM »

Pretty thorough job there mate BUT there is no food at Farina - the "ünderground bakery" is the ruins of one, Farina is a ghost town ;D ;D
bakery has been rebuilt and operates 8 weeks of the year now mate.... https://brandsanews.com.au/a-bakery-in-a-ghost-town/

Well I'll be buggered - my apologies, I had no idea they rebuilt that, will be very interested in the reports on this one
Cheers for the info Mal
place seems to have changed abit since our visit there mate....we are hoping to stop in there for another look around in the not to distant future to see what they have done there.
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Re: Simpson Desert 2018
« Reply #25 on: June 15, 2018, 02:16:22 PM »
When are you leaving Mal? I'll probably give you a call over the week end any way.
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Re: Simpson Desert 2018
« Reply #26 on: June 15, 2018, 08:54:47 PM »
When are you leaving Mal? I'll probably give you a call over the week end any way.
Cheers
P.M sent
Just a heads up...Jeff has changed his signature due to being foolish enough to leave his account logged on when he borrowed my phone.
I preferred his signature i'd written there myself before he changed it...lol
Nice try Grasshopper!!!!!