Sydney to Townsville
We drove to Hervey Bay the first day, after having slight car troubles before leaving Sydney - the engine boiled over because the electric fan connnector was left unplugged during a recent service. We got to Hervey Bay about midnight or so, crashed, had breakfast and pushed on early the next morning.
Aiming for a 4pm arrival in Townsville, we completely and utterly failed, but it all worked out in the end, we got on the boat and passed out - no sea sick sleeping for us !!
The drive was mostly uneventfull. It was really good to see the country north of Rockhampton again. Last time I was in Mackay was about 7 years ago, and in Townsville, many years more. Supprisingly I still remembered some bits of it!