Bear and the Princess are going to go touring in country NSW. We just need to get away because Vevencia has been fighting cancer for 3 years and the latest PET scan today looks clear. She has been through so much. Time for a holiday.
I thought might take a picture of every old Post Office and interesting old buildings in the towns we go through.
Continuing from Day 3 – Parkes to West Wyalong NSW this is day 4 …
“West Wyalong is main town of the Bland Shire in the Central West region of New South Wales, Australia. Located 467 kilometres (290 mi) west of Sydney and 262 m (860 ft) above sea level, it is situated on the crossroads of the Newell Highway between Melbourne and Brisbane, and the Mid-Western Highway between Sydney and Adelaide.
The West Wyalong district is the largest cereal-growing centre in NSW. Eucalyptus oil production started in 1907 and the West Wyalong area became one of the major world exporters of the product.” Wikipedia
A keepsake of my grandmother …
As I said one of the main reasons we wanted to do this trip is that I had been researching family history. So on our way out of West Wyalong we visited the cemetery to look for graves of my relatives.
This my father’s father’s parents grave …
all wheat farmers in the area, here is the four generations just before Hector died …
“Coolamon is a town in the Riverina region of south-west New South Wales, Australia. Coolamon is 40 kilometres (25 mi) north-west of Wagga Wagga and 506 kilometres (314 mi) south-west of Sydney via the Hume and Sturt Highways. The town is situated on the railway line between Junee and Narrandera. Coolamon had a population of 1,589 at the 2011 census and is 290 metres (950 ft) above sea level. It is the administrative and service centre for the local government area which bears its name—Coolamon Shire.”
From here we continued onto Albury/Wodonga to visit my cousin Deena and her husband Graeme. It was great to see them.
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