October 2013 – a long weekend in Longreach

Our friend Ann has been working in Longreach and we had said we’d visit so the long weekend was the ideal opportunity.

Saturday 5 October

We checked into our motel, picked Ann up and bought our various tickets for the weekend. After lunch we went to the Qantas Museum. Although it was walking distance from the motel, we preferred to avoid the heat and drove over.

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We were booked on the 2.30 tour of the planes, so didn’t have a lot of time in the museum, but they did offer us a pass out so we could go back on Monday.

The tour of the planes was great, full of technical and historical information. I’d been told it was really good, but even so it was better than I expected. The museum, though, is very expensive and we were pleased to have been able to get discounted tickets. I do think it’s more expensive than it needs to be and the cost might put some people off.

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