Day 28: Derby to Willare Bridge Roadhouse - A happy ride around Australia (third attempt) - CycleBlaze

June 23, 2022

Day 28: Derby to Willare Bridge Roadhouse

Start: 6:55 am
Distance: 58 km
Ride time: 3:16 hours
Average: 18 km/hr
Max: 25 km/hr
Finish: 11:25 am

After a few kms I saw this huge prison boab tree.
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The centre of the tree is hollow and quite large.

The sign states it was used to house aboriginal prisoners while en route to Derby. Also it has Aboriginal traditional religious beliefs. 

Road pic.
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Now I have to get used to many more cars and trucks going past me at 110kms/hr. 

There is little shoulder. The traffic give me a wide berth. 

Last night I froze my water bottles in the camp kitchen freezer.

Frozen water bottles.
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It was nice to have ice cold water this morning. 

The next few towns
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Kerrie McCarthySo many memories of 43 years ago
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This gum tree was flowering.
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I arrived at Willare Bridge roadhouse to see a big road train carrying cattle.
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This is a well stocked roadhouse. They have lots of food and a small cafe.

The campground has green grass and a pool but no camp kitchen.

$32
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Today's ride: 58 km (36 miles)
Total: 1,438 km (893 miles)

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