This blog is about travelling beyond Roma which I visited on my last gasgab tour. http://giftofthegabau.blogspot.com.au/ The plan is to reach Winton as soon as possible and see as many things as we can while in this area before driving back to NSW.
In Roma we saw tourists in t-shirts and shorts, cattlemen wearing blue striped shirts for 3 days of cattle sales and fluro maintenance crews from the gas fields. The main gas pipelines and other large infrastructure appear to be finished but tradesmen continue to work in the area. Along the roads signs point to drilling rigs and man camps but I saw no evidence of wells from the main roads. Large mining equipment continues to be trucked on the highways but there seems to be a lot fewer fluro utes on the roads than when I was last in the area. Although the airport carport seemed to be full of them. Continue reading