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Days 95-97 – Heading back to Broome

3rd-5th September, 2016. Having left Dampier early, we were soon back on the North West Coastal Highway heading towards Port Hedland. The roadworks that had been in place when we headed south from Port Hedland at the intersection with the … Continue reading

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Days 91-94 – Dampier and surrounds 2

2nd September, 2016. We decided to make a day trip to the towns of Point Samson, Cossack and Roebourne and to include some Geocaching along the way. It started out a beautiful morning for Erich’s walk by the bay. The … Continue reading

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Days 86 & 87 – Minilya Rest Area

25th & 26th August, 2016. Our original plan had been to retrace our steps from Mt Augustus past Kennedy Range, back to Gascoyne Junction and then to Carnarvon to do our restocking. However, on consulting the map we decided it … Continue reading

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Day 80 – Hamelin Pool Stromatolites

19th August, 2016. Leaving Kalbarri, we drove east towards the North West Coastal Highway which would take us north to Carnarvon from there we would head further east towards the Kennedy Ranges National Park. We had already decided not to … Continue reading

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Days 76-79 – Kalbarri Coast 2

We spent our second day in Kalbarri NP exploring the river gorges, the third day was rainy and windy all day so on our final day which was windy but fine, we decided to return to complete the coast walks. … Continue reading

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Days 65 & 66 – Cliff Head

4th-5th August, 2016. Unfortunately, as predicted, light rain began falling overnight. By morning there had been an exodus of other campers leaving just us, Bev and Frans and people in a camper trailer. We debated whether to chance staying but … Continue reading

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Day 63 – Mullewa Last Impressions

2nd August, 2016. There was not much left for us to see around Mullewa but Erich photographed a few of the buildings and then we went for another drive out to have a look at the Wreath Flowers north of … Continue reading

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Day 59 – Mullewa

29th July, 2016. Today’s mission was to locate the unique Wreath Flower. The Visitor Centre in Mullewa had given us directions to their location north of Pindar, an abandoned town some 30kms west of Mullewa. Before we got to the … Continue reading

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Day 55 – Sandstone

25th July, 2016. Having heard what a nice town Sandstone is we decided to take a day trip there from Cue taking the short route of 103kms of quite good dirt road, with just a few areas of washouts along … Continue reading

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Days 53-56 – Cue and surrounds

23rd-26th July, 2016. We had only a very short drive of 20kms from Lake Nallan to our next stop at the town of Cue. We had heard great reports about this Council owned park and it did not disappoint with … Continue reading

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Day 51 – Lake Nallan

21st-22nd July, 2016. We had heard about Lake Nallan from friends who had camped there around 6 weeks earlier. At that time there was no water in the lake but they enjoyed their stay nevertheless. Luckily for us there had … Continue reading

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To Alice Springs

23rd May 2015 We were getting close to our next destination – Alice Springs. We had booked a space in a caravan park, but were a bit early for it. We travelled leisurely, stopping for geocaches on the way. The … Continue reading

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Trips from Springton

While camped in Springton we took a number of trips into the surrounding area. Gawler is the nearest town with facilities and we ended up in Gawler at least twice. On one occasion we bought a new phone for myself … Continue reading

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Goomalling – a day of geocaching

    We looked up the geocaches available in the area around Goomalling and set out to find a number of them on a round trip. Gabby Quoi Quoi Lookout First stop was at the Gabby Quoi Quoi Lookout. This … Continue reading

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Goomalling – geocaching

There are 24 geocaches within a 50km radius of Goomalling. Not a bad spot to base yourself if you are interested in geocaching. You don’t know about geocaching? It is a strange activity. People hide caches and then they tell … Continue reading

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Goomalling – historic walk, Jennacubbine, Toodyay

We decided to stay two more nights in Goomalling. As our third day basically was a washout, we didn’t get a chance to go for the historic walk through town. We also had run out of gas in one of … Continue reading

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Goomalling/Northam/Toodyay

On our way to Goomalling we stopped in the small town of Yelbeni in front of the museum. We stopped because we had heard an unusual noise coming from the right hand side of the vehicle. We wanted to check … Continue reading

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Perth Area – part 1

Friday 28th of June to 8th of July 2013 This morning we left the Perth area after having spent 10 nights at the Keswick Convention Centre. In part it was a place to organise a number of things, in part … Continue reading

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To Perth via York

Friday, 28th of June 2013 When I ventured outside on this Friday morning, one of my shoes was missing. No real hardship – it was a cheap Croc imitation. Still quite annoying – I can’t hop along with only one … Continue reading

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Kokerbin Rock – day 2 part 2

Thursday 27th of June 2013 I am not quite sure what I am taking a picture of. I tried to find a photo with the same time stamp. Nothing I could find would justify this camera position. (Lesley’s photo) (Lesley’s … Continue reading

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Kokerbin Rock – day 2 part 1

Thursday 27th of June 2013 Today’s plan was for a much more strenuous walk – take the track around the rock and also get up to the summit, 122 meters above the plain below. All up probably 9km, but the … Continue reading

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Kokerbin Rock – day 1

Wednesday 26th of June 2013 We left Coolgardie heading further west along the Great Eastern Highway. The scenery gradually changed from tall trees and shrubs along the road to wheat growing areas. The stubble left after the harvest is a … Continue reading

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to Miinnie Creek Rest Area

Monday, 17th June 2013 We are still trying to get used to the Western Australian time zone. We were awake very early (Western Australian time) and left before 8am. A geocache was once again our first stop. This time it … Continue reading

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Manunda Rock Hole

Sunday, 16th June 2013 3 1/2 months on the road. In a way it’s been a long time since we left home. We have seen so much. We have experienced so much. Every day is different. On the other hand, … Continue reading

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to Yarla Kutjarra

Saturday, 15th June 2013 I opened the caravan door at sunrise to take this photo. It was 4 degrees outside – I quickly retreated back into the relative warmth of the caravan. We left our camping spot around 9 a.m. … Continue reading

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Into Western Australia

Friday, 14th of June, 2013 It was a cold night – 4 degrees outside, 8 degrees inside the caravan. Clear skies – cold nights. Being so much further West and almost at the shortest day of the year, sunrise is … Continue reading

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towards Ayers Rock, Western Australian Border

Thursday, 13th of June, I have been looking forward to this stage of the trip for some 6 months. Finally we were on our way towards Ayers Rock and the Western Australian Border. Within less than an hour, we caught … Continue reading

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To Curtin Springs

Monday, 10th to Thursday 13th of June 2013 We left Alice Springs heading further south along the Stuart Highway. Once again we were surprised by the scenery and the vegetation. (Lesley’s photo) (Lesley’s photo) (Lesley’s photo) (Lesley’s photo) (Lesley’s photo) … Continue reading

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Alice Springs

Saturday 8th Sunday 9th June 2013 Heading out from Devils Marbles along the Stuart Highway we were surprised how green the countryside is. (Lesley’s photo) We passed some interesting hills. (Lesley’s photo) We intended to camp at the Tropic of … Continue reading

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Into Northern Territory, 41 Mile Bore

Thursday, 6th June 2013 After a departing photo in the riverbed in early morning light, we took off towards the Northern Territory. The border was not far. (Lesley’s photo) I knew there was a geocache in the area ‘Top End?’. … Continue reading

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Bourke

Sunday, 12th, Monday 13th of May, 2013 From Walgett we travelled along the Kamilaroi Highway. By comparison a very good road and we made good progress. We had previously travelled here before. Last year it was straight after the floods … Continue reading

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Leslie Dam near Warwick

Leslie Dam was built across the Condamine River to supplement the groundwater supply for irrigating farms along the North Branch of the Condamine River. The dam was named after a pioneer of this area. Patrick Leslie settled here and established … Continue reading

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Millmerran – more geocaches

Monday after the Millmerran Camp Oven Festival the showgrounds emptied out quickly. We didn’t want to be part of the hundreds of vans leaving so stayed another day. I went for a drive to look for two more geocaches in … Continue reading

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