Day 7, we got up early and packed up the trailer. Then we went to the bakery to get some bread, before we headed out to the edge of the Simpson Desert to see “Big Red”. This is one of the biggest Sand dunes in the desert. We drove up to the top where I got out so I could take photos as dad drove down and then back over again.
After a good look at the desert, we drove back into Birdsville where we picked up the trailer and went back to the hotel where I bought some souvenirs.
Then we headed north towards Bedourie, on the way we saw a shoe tree!! This was a road sign that people had hung lots of different types of shoes on. They do some very strange things out here!
We saw some ruins of another homestead along the way and some Waddi trees, these are very old trees from the time of the dinosaurs. The explorer Wills had some seeds from these in his diary when he was found.
We camped on the banks of the Burke River in Boulia.
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