Julius River Swallet

This post is a bit of a re-visit of an older post (Julius River Caves) not because we are running out of places to look at but because the last few times we have been here we have completely missed all the good bits. This would have to be one of the most spectacular river... Continue Reading →

Chester Mine Underground

Although the main objective of this trip was to finish off our adventure in and around the Chester area Jacinta and I decided to make the weekend of it and stay down in Tullah and check out a few other areas.  Now once again the weather man threatened us with abuse of storms gale winds rain... Continue Reading →

Doone Falls – Rocky Cape

Well the rain had cleared the sun was out and I had no jobs to go on with at home and I couldn't bear to waste another minute at home doing nothing so we thought we would go out and do a walk before Jacinta had to go to work.  Even though Rocky Cape isn't... Continue Reading →

Chester Mine – Open Cut

Well they say bad things happen in three's and today they did..... Broke the Drone, Wheel nearly fell off the Cruiser and Trailer Pin worked its way out  and lost the trailer with the 'Slug' on it (Fastest it has ever moved).  But that still wasn't enough to wreck the great day out. After a couple... Continue Reading →

Hawkes Creek Swallet

Today we thought we would go and check out something that has been on the list for a while Hawkes Creek Swallet.  A swallet is where a waterway just disappears into the side of a hill and then re-appears somewhere up-stream, a great example of this is at Julius River.  So after loading the 'Slug'... Continue Reading →

Waratah 4WD Trip – Godkin Mine

What was meant to be a 4WD trip around Waratah area turned into more a History sight-seeing adventure but It was just as good and incredibly interesting.  So after meeting up at Waratah on a beautiful sunny winters morning we where off and heading south for our first stop to check out the Godkin mine.  This walk starts at... Continue Reading →

Upper Reaches of the Black River

Today we went out in search of Spion Kop mine and some old machinery out the back of Mawbanna and had absolutely no luck finding either but still found some interesting spots.   So on the way to looking for Spion Kop mine (which turned out was nowhere near the actual location) we came across a tree in a rather scary... Continue Reading →

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