Cowra, Bathurst, Sofala, Orange (NSW)

Drove up to old (1851) gold mining town of Sofala (16 km long) along Turon river. Drove to Upper Turon along and across river on dirt roads until reaching closed gate.

In Orange found that the 'Steam Engine' hotel was registered to Anne Martin 187? It was renamed the 'Orange' in 1921. On the site cnr Summer & Sale is a Shell servo. Another hotel is called the Orange today. There are many noisy insects in and around Orange.