Welcome to The Wheat belt

November 29th saw us leave Nambung Station and drive across to Moora. It was my first time back there since 1969.

The council caravan park is very good and Shirley the caretake is a credit to the town and the park.

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The wheat harvest is almost finished in Moora for this year and has been a good one.

We walked the Carnaby’s Black Cockatoo Walk here where they are encouraging these endangered cockies back with tree plantings and artificial nest boxes.

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We have seen the Carnabys in a number of areas now from Lake Indoon, Eneabba, Half Way Mill Roadhouse and across to Nambung.

After 5 days in Moora we spent a night in Ballidu and have headed south to Wongan Hills. There are still thousands of acres of wheat to strip and it is good to hear of the good yields this season.

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This morning we went on The Christmas Rock Walk through bush land above Wongan Hills town. A small rock wall was built along parts of the rock to direct rain water into a dam used to supply water for steam engine boilers. The council now use it for town parks and gardens watering.

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There are still some wildflowers to be seen even though we are now getting into summer and definitely getting warmer days.

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We will stay in the wheat belt for the next couple of weeks finishing up in Toodyay where we are looking after a small alpaca stud for about 3 weeks over Christmas and New Year.

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