Menindee

Flanked by the Darling River, Kinchega National Park and an overflow lake system, Menindee was a real highlight of our journey inland. From river red gums to sand dunes, water birds to emus, this place has it all.

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Storm moving across Lake Menindee

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On the Main Weir Road

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A rainbow bee-eater

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Lake Pamamaroo

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Burke and Wills expedition set up base camp at the Pamamaroo Creek, where the smaller group with Burke and Wills formed to continue their ill-fated journey north.

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Scenes from Kinchega National Park

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Old Kinchega Woolshed

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Sunset from our camp site

Broken Hill

One night stop at Broken Hill, or silver city included a look at some of the mining history and local arts. No cycling on this leg of the journey with temperature at 38C.

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The Line of Lode makes an imposing town silhouette

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Broken Hill Trades Hall building from 1905

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Browne’s wooden head frame dates back to 1890’s and is the oldest remaining head frame in Broken Hill

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Landscape around Junction mine

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Site of first hut built by Broken Hill mining company (who became BHP) May 1885.

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Pro Hart gallery entrance (above) and Rolls Royce (below)

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