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Old 7th October 2019
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Walkabout Creek Hotel

While driving around the western parts of Queensland in September 2019, I just had to pay a visit to the Walkabout Creek Hotel (of Crocodile Dundee fame), where I unrolled my swag out the back and spent the night. A few too many beers followed.....

All these photos were taken with an Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mk II using a 12-100mm f/4 IS PRO lens.








When travelling the roads of outback western Queensland, you have to compete with road trains such as this one (Type 2 Road Train - AAB Quad), which came thundering past the Walkabout Creek Hotel as I was taking photos.





The Walkabout Creek Hotel in the harsh late afternoon sunlight.





View from the verandah





Opportunity for a "selfie" in the pub.





Inside the pub. Look at the sign above the billiards table. If you're wondering about that lack of patrons, the invasion starts at about sunset.





Walkabout Creek Hotel in the pre-dawn light.





Not long before the sun.....





And the sun has risen.
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Cameras: Olympus OM-D E-M1 II, Olympus OM-D E-M1 | Flash: Olympus FL-50R
Lenses: Olympus M.ZUIKO DIGITAL 12-40mm f/2.8 PRO, Olympus M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 12-100mm f/4.0 IS PRO, Olympus MMF-3 adaptor, Olympus Zuiko Digital ED 12-60mm f2.8-4.0 SWD, Olympus Zuiko Digital 14-45mm 1:3.5-5.6, Olympus Zuiko Digital 40-150mm 1:3.5-4.5, Olympus Zuiko Digital 70-300mm 1:4-5.6, Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Elmar 100-400mm f4.0-6.3 ASPH
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