The old Mikkira Homestead. It used to have a thatched roof. Just 2 bedrooms, kitchen and lounge.
The old hearth inside Mikkira Homestead.
It was a very Australiana experience, with emus, kangaroos and heaps of koalas. Mikkira Station.
Before the invention of wire the station owners either had to employ shepherds or build stone fences. A few stones fences are around, but mostly just for corralling sheep near shearing sheds. Mostly they used shepherds.
All that remains of the shearers quarters. The fire the cook made in that fire place would have cooked a pretty enormous stew.
Using solar energy now to drive the pump for the bore. Mikkira Station.
Waiting for the rains. Goodness only knows what these poor sheep are eating – on Mikkira Station.
An ancient manna tree. Mikkira Station.
Manna tree. These gums are loved by koalas at Mikkira Station.
And now for ‘just some’ of the photos of koalas we took!