Now we know why Australian films including Priscilla in the Desert and Muriel's wedding feature ABBA songs. Australians were ABBA's biggest fans in the 1970's. The music historians described how ABBA toured Australia in 1976 and their concerts were the biggest outdoor concerts that had ever been held in Australia.
There are signs reminding people about not taking banana plants south not to bring mangoes north. That puzzled us because there were Mexican mangoes for sale in the Seisia store.
I get off and push the bike.
At last, the gravel is finished.
Putting some air back into the tyres.
No room at the Lakeside RoadHouse so we rode on to a wonderful welcome at the Palmer River Roadhouse. In the late 1800's this was a booming gold mining area.
The State of Origin RFL match is on tonight. Special catering for guests - $10 a refillable plate and a wide selection of savory foods and prawns.
We have ridden to Cape York and back in 6 days 1662km.
This sign at the Musgrave Road House offerred an alternative.
I enquired about this trip when we were heading north but their were no berths available until mid August. Some people drive up the York Peninsula cruise with their vehicles from Seisia to Cairns.
"What a Great Idea!"
Into our donga for the night.