Overnight last night thunder storms rumbled round the hills dumping large amounts of rain in Eungella much to the delight of the locals.
We set off at 9:45 for the five and a half hour drive to Yeppoon, east of Rockhampton. The drive was easy and with hardly any traffic on what is the main north/south road on the east coast. On several occasions I could see for miles in front and behind with not a vehicle in sight.
The motel is right on the sea front at Yeppoon, a laid back holiday area reminiscent of Maloolaba some years ago. After a Thai meal in the restaurant next door (bring your own grog) it is off tomorrow to Bundaberg.
Below are a few pictures of the motel and the adjacent beach, and some old tramp encountered on the beach.