Category Archives: Outback

The Top End

A blink and you miss it check point singled our entry into the Northern Territory followed by many hours of driving through mostly rocky and scrubby country. Lunch was at a speck on the landscape called Timber Creek and we pushed on into the afternoon until we arrived at Katherine tired and emotional after a […]

The long road East

An abrupt departure from Broome mid morning in a cloud of red dust meant we weren’t traveling that far and decided to head to Derby which has special circular pier. This seemed the highlight of the place until we discovered an disused outdoor cinema which housed a wandering camel. Apparently the owner is keen to get […]

Kalgoorlie

We decided to head North to Kalgoorlie for a few nights….it seemed like one of those places you have to see once and not necessarily for it’s charm. We found a free overnight camp site near town which we shared with a number of other caravans and motorhomes. Kalgoorlie certainly was an interesting place, the […]

Crossing the Nullarbor

Reluctantly dragging ourselves out of Streaky Bay we headed for Ceduna for supplies….this was caravan central, parked up all over the place. The Information Centre man repeated his Nallarbor spiel in a world weary tone like he’d said in 1000 times, which he probably had to e fair. Headed west for a few hours we […]

Quorn & Flinders Ranges

While staying in the Clare Valley we heard about the town of Yakka which was described as a beautiful town with no people, which it was…..wide streets, perfectly preserved historic buildings and every shop closed. As we wandered up he middle of the main street one local pulled up and explained that everyone works in […]