Day 11 – Kidman’s Camp, Bourke

What a beautiful morning here in paradise! I found as many excuses as I could to fiddle around outside; wash the bugs off the Ute; wash the bugs off the front of the van; make sure that the sullage hose was draining properly; etc. As long as I was in the sun I was happy!

Late morning we headed off to the Back O’ Bourke tourist information and heritage centre. We skipped the tour this time and went straight to the Café which specialises in food with an Australian heritage theme. I enjoyed a Roo Burger with Salt Bush Salad, and Ann enjoyed a rustic vegetable soup. The food is great but the ambiance and the view is what makes it extra special.

Back O' Bourke  Tourist Information & Heritage Centre

Back O’ Bourke Tourist Information & Heritage Centre

Back O' Bourke Cafe

Back O’ Bourke Cafe

After lunch we drove back into Bourke as I wanted to visit the hardware store which is opposite the post office where Ann posted some letters.

We then returned to the van and sat back in the sun, relaxing.

Ah the serenity!

Ah the serenity!

Tonight there was a “Poetry on a Plate” campfire dinner here at Kidman’s Camp under the stars with a local story teller, poetry and music. Great food and great entertainment and all funds go to the Fred Hollows Foundation. For those who aren’t aware, Fred Hollows is actually buried in Bourke Cemetery.

The end of another beautiful day in paradise!

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2 thoughts on “Day 11 – Kidman’s Camp, Bourke

  1. Looking nice ‘n’ relaxed Ann!

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  2. oh….and spare a thought for me tomorrow…I’m now working in a windowless office!!!!!

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