The Yaraka Mail Run

The Yaraka postman jumps in his Toyota Ute, throws the mail bags in the back and starts his 300+ km delivery run every Tuesday and Friday.

The Yaraka Mailrun

We left at 10am and popped letters and parcels into mailboxes on the way to Jundah travelling on some roads that were no more than sandy tracks.

The Yaraka Mailrun - deliveryThe Yaraka Mailrun

At Jundah we picked up mail to be delivered on our return trip and stopped for a coffee at the Jundah store.

The Yaraka Mailrun - Jundah store

A young local girl also came shopping – on her horse!

The Yaraka Mailrun - shopping on a horse

The return trip took in a visit to the Welford National Park ranger to drop off some mail

The Yaraka Mailrun - rangers office

and the cattle station known as Retreat.

The Yaraka Mailrun - RetreatThe Yaraka Mailrun - Retreat station verandahsThe Yaraka Mailrun Retreat meat house

Deliveries done along made roads and back roads, we were back in Yaraka about 4.30pm.

The Yaraka Mailrun

The Yaraka Mailrun

The Yaraka Mailrun

What a day! A day in the life of the Yaraka mailman. Thanks for the great experience Bob 😎