Brisbane trip 1: Getting there

9 07 2007

I left home at 7:40am. It was pretty foggy at the house, but was a pea souper in town. However, the fog lifted just out of town and it remained clear the entire trip to Perth.

I had a good run through to the Kwinana Freeway, but roadworks starting at Thomas Rd meant that I got out of that traffic jam and on to Thomas Rd. I had plenty of time to get to the airport, but waiting an hour or so of it in a traffic jam would mean that it would be tight. A better option was to get off the freeway and head to Nicholson Rd and then the Roe and Tonkin Highways.

Despite lots of roadworks and heavy truck traffic on Thomas and Nicholson Rds, this proved a wise move. I made the airport by 11:30, some 3.5 hours after leaving home. And then the fun began…



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