After M had consulted with her client at Battle Creek, we drove a bit further south to locate another person on her books. We drove through the small town of Mt Garnet, where this sign caught our eyes.
Her tasks now accomplished, M said we would stop at Innot Hot Springs so she could soak her achy-breaky body in said hot water. (Natural underground water issues at a temperature of 78C … phew!) There is an attractive caravan park set amongst the trees, and at this time of year, space is at a premium, as tourists from down south seek warmer weather. (Remember: south Down Under is closer to the Antarctic.)
On our way home, we stopped to admire the power generators at Windy Hill Farm, Queensland’s largest wind farm with 20 windmills producing enough power for 3,500 homes. Windy Hill Wind Farm is located about three kilometres from Ravenshoe, which is situated 920 metres above sea level (highest town in Queensland) on privately owned Atherton Tableland dairy farmland. It is capable of a generating capacity of 12 megawatts, and the number of wind turbines is 20.
You can get a hint as to the direction of the prevailing winds from this photo.
I reckon the windmills look a bit like something out of War of the Worlds.
PS Who is looking at my blog from Moldova??