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Goomalling to Northam drive

We have driven into Northam from Goomalling a number of times. It is just 45km on good roads through wheatbelt country. Yesterday on our last drive into Northam (we plan to leave tomorrow – but we are known to change … 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 – Slater Homestead

The Slater Homestead is just 2km east of Goomalling. We visited on Sunday Morning and were greeted by Councillor Wendy Williams. She gave us a tour of the homestead, told us about the history of the homestead and the surrounding … Continue reading

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Goomalling – Water Wise Garden

In between the road and the caravan park is the Goomalling Water Wise Garden. The garden was established by the community with water wise plants donated by members of the public. It is a lovely spot for a stroll, looking … 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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Beringbooding Rock Day 3

We woke to heavy fog. Everything outside was damp from the moisture in the air. Not a day to do the washing, nor even to go outside. The fog cleared late morning and it turned out quite a nice day, … Continue reading

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Beringbooding Rock

It wasn’t far to Beringbooding Rock where we were the only campers when we arrived. We soon chose a site and set up camp. As we were planning to stay here for 3 nights we put out the awning so … Continue reading

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Eaglestone Rock

We arrived at Eaglestone Rock early afternoon. We set up camp close to the entrance in view of the Eaglestone Rock as well as Lake Brown, a salt lake that currently has water in it. We debated whether we should … Continue reading

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To Eaglestone Rock

From Cadoux we drove to Koorda. Lesley went to the shire office to enquire about the Koorda Wildflower Park which is a bit of a drive outside of town . ‘There wouldn’t be many flowers out, as we haven’t had … Continue reading

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New Norcia

In the laundry of the Keswick Convention Centre I picked up a map of the Northern Wheat Belt. I had never been in this area and it sounded interesting. By coincidence, Lesley had thought about this area as well as … Continue reading

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