"Railway Carriages & a VA story" Mount Surprise Travelogue by aussirose

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Well it was certainly an experience staying in a railway carriage for the night. Something you have to do once just to say you've done it ;o)

The surrounding bush and animal life make for a unique experience.

Loo and shower were at the end of the carriage.

Our carriage was called 'Shuteye' ;o)

Since I had Ove as my VA (that is Virtual Attendee) at the big downunder meet at Airlie Beach he was tagging along for the ride across the top end.

I also had Ove for the 2007 Darwin Survivor meet and unfortunately I lost him down a mine shaft.... but that's another story :o)

Anyway, this time Ove was taking no chances..... so he dressed in his best Miners Outfit complete with hard hat.

Well Ove had heard all about the Lava Tubes and thought he'd come along and do some mining there.

Well that just wasn't on!! Everyone knows you just cannot roll up in a National Park and start digging!! ......So I left Ove hanging around while we went to the Lava Tubes

Rich thought he'd stay back and hang around too.

When we got back, the two of them were hanging around ready for bed.

So we left them sound asleep and hit the Railway Carriage Bar ;o)

Shhhh..... don't tell 'em.

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