We bought A Caravan (Mildura)

User: kathrynr
Dates: 7 Nov 2016 - 27 May 2017
Duration: 6 months, 3 weeks

First trip away

Saturday 27 May 2017 15:01

Had a drink at the 303 bar at Adelaide river hotel

Posted: May 27, 2017, 5:31 a.m.

Saturday 27 May 2017 14:07

Drink stop and stretch the legs

Posted: May 27, 2017, 4:37 a.m.

Saturday 27 May 2017 11:43

Morning tea at Edith Falls yum

Posted: May 27, 2017, 2:13 a.m.

Saturday 27 May 2017 11:21

Edith Falls water is a little cooler than the springs but still lovely.

Posted: May 27, 2017, 1:51 a.m.

Saturday 27 May 2017 8:00

Yum cooked Brecky in Katherine before we head off to Darwin

Posted: May 26, 2017, 10:30 p.m.

Friday 26 May 2017 16:18

About to board the boat for our romantic trip down the Katherine river for the dinner cruise

Posted: May 26, 2017, 6:48 a.m.

Friday 26 May 2017 9:54

Cutta Cutta caves place of many stars. Tour through quite a spectacular cave

Posted: May 26, 2017, 12:24 a.m.

Thursday 25 May 2017 12:44

More Paradise. I wonder if the kids would visit if we moved up here

Posted: May 25, 2017, 3:14 a.m.

Thursday 25 May 2017 12:34

Arrived in Katherine and all set up for the next couple of nights at the Riverview Tourist village. Now off to explore

Posted: May 25, 2017, 3:04 a.m.

Thursday 25 May 2017 11:41

Right on time. Breakfast with friends

Posted: May 25, 2017, 2:11 a.m.

Wednesday 24 May 2017 18:20

Sitting by the van and had this visitor

Posted: May 24, 2017, 8:50 a.m.

Wednesday 24 May 2017 13:04

Paradise

Posted: May 24, 2017, 3:34 a.m.

Tuesday 23 May 2017 19:10

Beautiful night enjoying the entertainment at the bistro.

Posted: May 23, 2017, 9:40 a.m.

Tuesday 23 May 2017 19:09

I think we are in Paradise. More photos to follow. Too busy soaking in the hot springs at Mataranka to take photos

Posted: May 23, 2017, 9:39 a.m.

Tuesday 23 May 2017 13:23

All these historical pubs. A person could end up drunk

Posted: May 23, 2017, 3:53 a.m.

Tuesday 23 May 2017 11:37

Stopped to have a look around Daly Waters

Posted: May 23, 2017, 2:07 a.m.

Monday 22 May 2017 19:26

What an amazing experience. So so many stars and such a beautiful evening. We really are living the dream.

Posted: May 22, 2017, 9:56 a.m.

Monday 22 May 2017 17:22

Attack Creek sounds like a great place to spend the night in the middle of nowhere in the NT

Posted: May 22, 2017, 7:52 a.m.

Monday 22 May 2017 15:15

Stopped to see more rocks. Australia's own Stone Henge. The Devils Marbles

Posted: May 22, 2017, 5:45 a.m.

Monday 22 May 2017 12:54

Barrow Creek for lunch and a look around. Sunny 31degrees

Posted: May 22, 2017, 3:24 a.m.

Monday 22 May 2017 12:19

The telegraph station at Barrow Creek. Full of Australian history

Posted: May 22, 2017, 2:49 a.m.

Monday 22 May 2017 9:00

Leaving Alice Springs camp ground

Posted: May 21, 2017, 11:30 p.m.

Sunday 21 May 2017 19:39

Staying at the camp ground at the Gap View Hotel. They sure know how to eat here. Had to leave half our meals. Too big.

Posted: May 21, 2017, 10:09 a.m.

Sunday 21 May 2017 12:14

Glad that 100kms is over. Saved an extra 120kms and should have saved us 1 1/2 in time but no time saved. A couple of stubbies fell victim to the gravel (lids rattled off, not drunk) a sheet of broken glass but we don't know what from and a broken antenna winder.

Posted: May 21, 2017, 2:44 a.m.

Sunday 21 May 2017 10:44

Oh my goodness first ever helicopter ride

Posted: May 21, 2017, 1:14 a.m.

Sunday 21 May 2017 9:27

Off to Alice Springs today. The weather here is just beautiful.

Posted: May 20, 2017, 11:57 p.m.

Saturday 20 May 2017 22:06

Had a great night having a few drinks with Dayle and Neil listening to the live entertainment at the local bar at Kings Canyon resort

Posted: May 20, 2017, 12:36 p.m.

Saturday 20 May 2017 17:52

Home for the night to recover from another long walk

Posted: May 20, 2017, 8:22 a.m.

Saturday 20 May 2017 14:51

Cliff edge walk done 6kms in 2 hrs

Posted: May 20, 2017, 5:21 a.m.

Saturday 20 May 2017 13:41

About to do the cliff edge walk at Kings Canyon

Posted: May 20, 2017, 4:11 a.m.

Saturday 20 May 2017 9:28

Leaving Ayers Rock Resort on our way to Kings Canyon for another climb. Woo hoo looking forward to that

Posted: May 19, 2017, 11:58 p.m.

Friday 19 May 2017 17:18

Yum

Posted: May 19, 2017, 7:48 a.m.

Friday 19 May 2017 17:14

Yum Mexican liqueur coffee at the sails in the sand bar at the Ayers Rock Resort

Posted: May 19, 2017, 7:44 a.m.

Friday 19 May 2017 13:10

Yay more rocks to explore. At the Olgas

Posted: May 19, 2017, 3:40 a.m.

Friday 19 May 2017 12:27

We have walked up it, across the top of it and now 10.4kms around it. Base walk took us 2 hrs and 19 minutes.

Posted: May 19, 2017, 2:57 a.m.

Thursday 18 May 2017 14:36

Ayers Rock conquered

Posted: May 18, 2017, 5:06 a.m.

Thursday 18 May 2017 9:40

Checked into the Ayres Rock resort caravan park. Now off exploring and climbing

Posted: May 18, 2017, 12:10 a.m.

Thursday 18 May 2017 8:32

First glimpse of the rock

Posted: May 17, 2017, 11:02 p.m.

Wednesday 17 May 2017 19:12

Free camping on our first night in NT about 222kms from Ayers Rock at the turn off at Erldunda

Posted: May 17, 2017, 9:42 a.m.

Wednesday 17 May 2017 18:06

First NT sunset

Posted: May 17, 2017, 8:36 a.m.

Wednesday 17 May 2017 17:50

Reached the border after driving through a lot of nothing

Posted: May 17, 2017, 8:20 a.m.

Wednesday 17 May 2017 15:50

Time to stretch the legs. Coffee stops few and far between

Posted: May 17, 2017, 6:20 a.m.

Wednesday 17 May 2017 10:45

Farewell to Coober Pedy. Very unique town

Posted: May 17, 2017, 1:15 a.m.

Tuesday 16 May 2017 17:18

Having a drink in the underground bar in Coober Pedy. Cheers good times

Posted: May 16, 2017, 7:48 a.m.

Monday 15 May 2017 19:45

Arrived in Coober Pedy after a long 10 hour drive with lots of nothing to see along the way

Posted: May 15, 2017, 10:15 a.m.

Monday 15 May 2017 13:25

Lake Hart on the way to Coober Pedy

Posted: May 15, 2017, 3:55 a.m.

Monday 15 May 2017 9:48

Quick stop for shopping and a coffee

Posted: May 15, 2017, 12:18 a.m.

Monday 15 May 2017 7:30

Spent the night at a truck stop in Virginia other side of Adelaide. Thank god for pain killers after my slip down the stairs yesterday. Off to Coober Pedy today

Posted: May 14, 2017, 10 p.m.

Sunday 14 May 2017 17:22

Wow look what I found. More painted silos in Coonalpyn

Posted: May 14, 2017, 7:52 a.m.

Sunday 14 May 2017 10:42

Quick stop to see this gorgeous little man

Posted: May 14, 2017, 12:42 a.m.

Sunday 14 May 2017 10:02

Excited to be leaving on our first big trip. Only 1 day late after a nervous day of packing and locking everything up due to robberies in the area. Will miss lambing season. 1st lamb born yesterday.

Posted: May 14, 2017, 12:02 a.m.

Sunday 26 Feb 2017 12:01

Home again until next time. Probably have to wait until May

Posted: Feb. 26, 2017, 1:01 a.m.

Sunday 26 Feb 2017 10:48

Quick stop at the Gellibrand market

Posted: Feb. 25, 2017, 11:48 p.m.

Sunday 26 Feb 2017 10:14

On our way home. Great weekend. Visit from Sharon and Henry last night. I think we will be back

Posted: Feb. 25, 2017, 11:14 p.m.

Saturday 25 Feb 2017 11:09

Our camp spot in amongst all the tents. Brad says we're camping. I don't think so

Posted: Feb. 25, 2017, 12:09 a.m.

Saturday 25 Feb 2017 10:56

Such a pretty place by the river. Now we can see it in daylight.

Posted: Feb. 24, 2017, 11:56 p.m.

Friday 24 Feb 2017 20:56

Arrived at Dandos camp ground in the airways. Not quite so secluded

Posted: Feb. 24, 2017, 9:56 a.m.

Friday 24 Feb 2017 19:16

What else to do on the weekend. Hook up the van for a romantic weekend away

Posted: Feb. 24, 2017, 8:16 a.m.

Sunday 19 Feb 2017 12:29

Home sweet home

Posted: Feb. 19, 2017, 1:29 a.m.

Sunday 19 Feb 2017 10:01

On our way home after a wet weekend. Still fun and relaxing

Posted: Feb. 18, 2017, 11:01 p.m.

Saturday 18 Feb 2017 12:40

Nice place for lunch with the family

Posted: Feb. 18, 2017, 1:40 a.m.

Friday 17 Feb 2017 12:20

Port Campbell Jetty

Posted: Feb. 17, 2017, 1:20 a.m.

Thursday 16 Feb 2017 19:30

Great Ocean Road Tourist Park

Posted: Feb. 16, 2017, 8:30 a.m.

Thursday 16 Feb 2017 16:41

Not the best weather but Peterborough here we come

Posted: Feb. 16, 2017, 5:41 a.m.

Sunday 29 Jan 2017 19:50

Back at Brads

Posted: Jan. 29, 2017, 8:50 a.m.

Sunday 29 Jan 2017 18:59

Quick stopover to see the grandbaby

Posted: Jan. 29, 2017, 7:59 a.m.

Sunday 29 Jan 2017 18:49

Bird and dog picked up. Thanks Aimee

Posted: Jan. 29, 2017, 7:49 a.m.

Sunday 29 Jan 2017 12:22

Visiting with Max and Chris

Posted: Jan. 29, 2017, 1:22 a.m.

Sunday 29 Jan 2017 11:25

Couldn't resist. Award winning from Waacks Bakery Ararat

Posted: Jan. 29, 2017, 12:25 a.m.

Sunday 29 Jan 2017 10:08

The journey home after a lovely weekend and lots of walking

Posted: Jan. 28, 2017, 11:08 p.m.

Saturday 28 Jan 2017 15:34

Having a drink at the Pomenal pub

Posted: Jan. 28, 2017, 4:34 a.m.

Friday 27 Jan 2017 17:48

Fishing at Lake Fyans

Posted: Jan. 27, 2017, 6:48 a.m.

Friday 27 Jan 2017 10:26

It's all down hill from here. Pinnacles Halls Gap

Posted: Jan. 26, 2017, 11:26 p.m.

Thursday 26 Jan 2017 13:57

Lovely view up to the Pinnacles, maybe tomorrow's walk

Posted: Jan. 26, 2017, 2:57 a.m.

Thursday 26 Jan 2017 13:43

Halls Gap Caravan Park

Posted: Jan. 26, 2017, 2:43 a.m.

Thursday 26 Jan 2017 9:28

Woo hoo and we're off. Australia Day weekend at Halls Gap

Posted: Jan. 25, 2017, 10:28 p.m.

Saturday 14 Jan 2017 16:12

Home sweet home safe and sound

Posted: Jan. 14, 2017, 5:12 a.m.

Saturday 14 Jan 2017 10:43

Breakfast before the drive home. Yum

Posted: Jan. 13, 2017, 11:43 p.m.

Saturday 14 Jan 2017 9:37

Packed up and ready to go

Posted: Jan. 13, 2017, 10:37 p.m.

Friday 13 Jan 2017 20:23

Dinner at the Ferryman Seafood Cafe with the love of my life

Posted: Jan. 13, 2017, 9:23 a.m.

Friday 13 Jan 2017 14:00

Surf fishing on 90 mile beach

Posted: Jan. 13, 2017, 3 a.m.

Thursday 12 Jan 2017 21:52

Beautiful night for fishing

Posted: Jan. 12, 2017, 10:52 a.m.

Thursday 12 Jan 2017 17:07

Having a drink at the local. The waterwheel Tavern. Lake Tyers Beach

Posted: Jan. 12, 2017, 6:07 a.m.

Thursday 12 Jan 2017 14:58

It wouldn't be a holiday without finding one of these. Bull ant brewery at Bruthan

Posted: Jan. 12, 2017, 3:58 a.m.

Thursday 12 Jan 2017 12:50

Royal cave. Spectacular

Posted: Jan. 12, 2017, 1:50 a.m.

Thursday 12 Jan 2017 11:46

Inside the kings chamber in the fairy cave at Buchanan Caves

Posted: Jan. 12, 2017, 12:46 a.m.

Wednesday 11 Jan 2017 15:26

The actual entrance. Such a pretty place

Posted: Jan. 11, 2017, 4:26 a.m.

Wednesday 11 Jan 2017 15:25

Yay caught a fish

Posted: Jan. 11, 2017, 4:25 a.m.

Wednesday 11 Jan 2017 13:08

Might try a spot of fishing

Posted: Jan. 11, 2017, 2:08 a.m.

Tuesday 10 Jan 2017 17:46

We have arrived. A few nights of rest and relaxation. The Lakes Beachfront Holiday Retreat

Posted: Jan. 10, 2017, 6:46 a.m.

Tuesday 10 Jan 2017 14:32

Yum vanilla slice had to try one

Posted: Jan. 10, 2017, 3:32 a.m.

Tuesday 10 Jan 2017 10:25

And we're off. Lakes Entrance bound

Posted: Jan. 9, 2017, 11:25 p.m.

Tuesday 15 Nov 2016 15:07

Not ready but we're home

Posted: Nov. 15, 2016, 4:07 a.m.

Tuesday 15 Nov 2016 13:30

Golden Nugget bakery Ballarat. They say these are the best vanilla slices. Yum

Posted: Nov. 15, 2016, 2:30 a.m.

Tuesday 15 Nov 2016 10:43

Look what we stumbled across. This could be bad for the diet

Posted: Nov. 14, 2016, 11:43 p.m.

Tuesday 15 Nov 2016 10:27

Homeward bound

Posted: Nov. 14, 2016, 11:27 p.m.

Tuesday 15 Nov 2016 10:25

Woke up feeling sad. Our trip is coming to an end. I think we are both addicted to caravanning life

Posted: Nov. 14, 2016, 11:25 p.m.

Monday 14 Nov 2016 20:40

Tonight's sunset behind us and super moon in front of us. Life doesn't get much better than this

Posted: Nov. 14, 2016, 9:40 a.m.

Monday 14 Nov 2016 16:46

Walkers Lake just out of Donald. Hopefully a good vantage point to watch the super moon tonight

Posted: Nov. 14, 2016, 5:46 a.m.

Monday 14 Nov 2016 14:15

With a view

Posted: Nov. 14, 2016, 3:15 a.m.

Monday 14 Nov 2016 14:02

Definitely worth the detour. The painted abandoned wheat silos at Brim

Posted: Nov. 14, 2016, 3:02 a.m.

Monday 14 Nov 2016 11:45

Coffee and cake in thriving Ouyen

Posted: Nov. 14, 2016, 12:45 a.m.

Monday 14 Nov 2016 10:29

Quick stop to see this old girl in Red Cliff

Posted: Nov. 13, 2016, 11:29 p.m.

Monday 14 Nov 2016 10:05

On the road again heading home.

Posted: Nov. 13, 2016, 11:05 p.m.

Sunday 13 Nov 2016 20:58

Lovely meal with my man at the Mildura RSL Club for our last night here

Posted: Nov. 13, 2016, 9:58 a.m.

Sunday 13 Nov 2016 15:34

Spent 2hrs travelling up and down the Murray on a beautiful old paddle steamer

Posted: Nov. 13, 2016, 4:34 a.m.

Saturday 12 Nov 2016 18:03

Drinking beer at the Mildura Brewery

Posted: Nov. 12, 2016, 7:03 a.m.

Saturday 12 Nov 2016 13:23

Buronga Riverside Tourist Park. Home for the next two nights while we explore Mildura

Posted: Nov. 12, 2016, 2:23 a.m.

Saturday 12 Nov 2016 13:21

So glad we didn't push through to Mildura last night

Posted: Nov. 12, 2016, 2:21 a.m.

Saturday 12 Nov 2016 10:34

This is what it did look like

Posted: Nov. 11, 2016, 11:34 p.m.

Saturday 12 Nov 2016 10:18

This is what the river edge at the park should have looked like

Posted: Nov. 11, 2016, 11:18 p.m.

Friday 11 Nov 2016 18:44

Had to settle for a caravan park. Water everywhere along the river so no free camping for us tonight. Thunderstorm on it's way as well so more water.

Posted: Nov. 11, 2016, 7:44 a.m.

Friday 11 Nov 2016 17:31

Struggling to find a dry place to free camp the night. Water everywhere and the Murray's in flood

Posted: Nov. 11, 2016, 6:31 a.m.

Friday 11 Nov 2016 13:20

Doing the tourist thing at the Swan Hill Pioneer Settlement

Posted: Nov. 11, 2016, 2:20 a.m.

Thursday 10 Nov 2016 20:19

Goodbye Gonn Crossing. What a beautiful spot. Heading to Swan Hill for the day. Hoping to have a break from the mozzies and just be tourists.

Posted: Nov. 10, 2016, 9:19 a.m.

Thursday 10 Nov 2016 14:33

Back to free camping at Gonn Crossing

Posted: Nov. 10, 2016, 3:33 a.m.

Thursday 10 Nov 2016 10:14

Hitting the road to Barham. Back to free camping.

Posted: Nov. 9, 2016, 11:14 p.m.

Wednesday 9 Nov 2016 19:57

Sitting around the fire. Good food, good drinks, good company. Life is good

Posted: Nov. 9, 2016, 8:57 a.m.

Tuesday 8 Nov 2016 23:06

Had a great meal with Kim and Kevin at the Deni RSL. Great night with good friends.

Posted: Nov. 8, 2016, 12:06 p.m.

Tuesday 8 Nov 2016 18:28

Our home for the next two nights Poineer Tourist Park Deniliquin

Posted: Nov. 8, 2016, 7:28 a.m.

Tuesday 8 Nov 2016 11:58

Echuca. Had a wander around the Port and shops. Lunch at Beechworth Bakery enjoying the views of the river

Posted: Nov. 8, 2016, 12:58 a.m.

Monday 7 Nov 2016 19:23

Our first night of free camping Rivers Edge free camping

Posted: Nov. 7, 2016, 8:23 a.m.

Monday 7 Nov 2016 14:26

And we're off yay

Posted: Nov. 7, 2016, 3:26 a.m.

We bought A Caravan (Mildura)

User: kathrynr
Dates: 7 Nov 2016 - 27 May 2017
Duration: 6 months, 3 weeks

First trip away

Hi guys you both look very relaxed and fitting heaps in. Hey don't worry about the kids 😝

Hope you enjoyed the Marbles😛

Great talking to you both tonight.
Have just read your posts, now have to ask you - who is totally in love with Vanilla Slices? 😜
Have a fantastic trip up North, kick back, relax & safe travels. 😘xx

Love your photos from last night and I see you used your new framing app 👌🏻 well done. Yes look forward to seeing you both again soon.

They were amazing. Hope to see you guys again soon. Let us know when/if you are close by and we can catch up again xx

Hope you guys have had a great week away and that you are very happy with your beautiful van.
Love the wheat silo's - they are amazing some people have talent.

It was a beautiful camp spot so peaceful

Hi guys looks a great spot at Gonn Crossing. Hope you are there on your own and can let your hair down😛😜