The first leg of my drive from Mareeba to Normanton, about 140km. I spent the morning in Atherton shopping. I realised I hadn’t been here since 1985 so it was all very ‘new’ to me. The drive south off the tablelands towards Ravenshoe was very pleasant passing through more of the Wet Tropics, a good place to revisit and explore. The landscape changing quickly after Ravenshoe from wet rainforest to dry savanna. This place has a curious name but I have no idea as to its origin, I’ll keep you posted.