|Dates:||18 Jul 2017 - 16 Dec 2017|
Back to the farm and now home again. Great to be back and now we start our next chapter in life and best of all, become grandparents as well. Woohoo
Our last stop before we hit Kameruka at our new farm. Picked up Laura from boronia and it was so good having her travel with us and that she can stay for 3 weeks holiday with us all.
What a magnificent balloon flight, which was my amazing birthday gift from my amazing family
We stoped at mum and dads for 3 nights and it was great to spend some time with them.
The beautiful little country town of Yea. We love this town and it definitely feels like we are home now.
A lovely 5 days here in Corowa with Don, Belinda & Terry.
Echuca for one night before we head to Corowa for 5 nights with Don. We are staying in this lovely free camp, thanks to Rotary.
We stayed just past the pink Lake at a little roadside stop just before Dimboola
The little town of Coonalpyn. We stopped here for a coffee and a nibble
Christies beach. We will stay here for 3 nights while in Adelaide
Port Augusta. We are staying here for one night and then heading to Adelaide
Streaky Bay. Stopped here for one night as it rained so much.
Lovely little roadside stop about 30km west of Ceduna.
Nullarbor roadhouse. We stopped here for lunch and fuel.
The Great Australian Bight Marine Park. How amazing is this view
Eucla the little town just before crossing over into SA. We are staying at a free camp down by the beach 5km west of Eucla.
A little roadside stop just past the 90 mike sign for the longest straight stretch of road in Australia. We are about 50km east if Balladonia.
Little quiet town of Norseman. The last real town before we hit the Nullarbor.
Twlight Beach just near Esperance. One of the best beaches we have been to. The most amazing soft white sand and crystal clear turquoise water.
The little town of Ravensthorpe. Stopped here for a coffee then we continue onto Esperance
The Gap & Natural Bridge just near Albany. This place is amazing and the views and boardwalk are fantastic
Convoy lookout in Albany. A true heart felt feeling here for the boys who left these shores to fight for our freedom. WW1
Greens Pool, beautiful coastal area just near Denmark.
Valley of the Giants near Denmark. How amazing these huge giants are. Evolution they say lol
Surfers point at Prevelly just near Margaret River
Yallingup surf spot
Bunker Bay, great to see the colours of the water here and also see some whales swimming past.
Cape Naturaliste and here with Ash & Ben
Busselton, a nice coastal town. We are staying along the Christian mile at the Sevy camp site, it’s very pretty and right on the water.
Fremantle war memorial with the boy
Lovely little town of Cervantes. We stayed here 2 nights and now we head off to the big metropolis of Perth
Hangover bay, great crystal clear water and an even better place for a skinny dip
The amazing Pinnacles, so glad we came here, they are just awesome. Driving around through them makes it very special.
Jurien Bay. The colours of the water here are breathtaking, reminds me of being back in Broome.
Milligan Island. A nice cheap stop over on our way down to Perth
The little town of Leeman
Beautiful little seaside town of Dongara and Port Denison
HMAS Sydney memorial. A very grand site worth every cent for our lost men of war.
Standing on my grandfathers farm where I visited 43 years ago with my mum. It had a special feeling to know that my pa built this farm from the ground up.
Geraldton Marina & Geraldton courthouse
St Mary In Zara Coeli - Northampton
Hut Lagoon - Yallabatharra
Kalbarri boat entrance. Good luck navigating your way in through these rocks I say.
Red bluff. The wind here was probably the highest wind we have experienced on this trip if not ever
Mushroom rock, watching the waves here was awesome
Ross Graham lookout over the Murchison river which flows for over 700km.
Hawkes head in Kalbarri National Park. A nice short walk, great for both of us, as the heat is stiflingly hot. I have never seen so many flys as in this national park and if there were anymore, they would pick us up and carry us away. Just as well the scenery is worth it though.
Natures window in Kalbarri National Park. What magnificent photo shots here, this has to make our Christmas calendar. I thought I was going to have to carry Julie out, she almost passed out. Back in the car and all is well. 40 plus degrees in here.
Z bend Gorge. Flys galore here, as you can see by our beautiful fly screen hair nets. Apart from the flys and Julie almost passing out in the 41 degree heat, it was beautiful.
Pot Alley part of Kalbarri National Park
Eagle Gorge beach. Amazing awesome waves here. Part of Kalbarri National Park
Kalbarri Natural bridge, reminds us of the 12 Apostles on the great ocean road. This beautiful place is part of Kalbarri National Park
Beautiful little coastal town of Kalbarri. We will stay here for 4 nights
Billabong roadhouse. A great little free roadside but we purchased a great meal at the roadhouse.
Whale bone bay, just nest Denham. A very nice little coastal pull over area for the night.
Big Lagoon and a beautiful swim across the lake
Monkey Mia, great day with these amazing beautiful mammals. Kira the lovely Dolphin ate from my hand, an early birthday present
We arrived into the lovely little town of Denham. We will stay here a few days and tomorrow we will drive to Monkey Mia
Gladstone beach, here to swim with the Dugongs
Port Hotel in Carnarvon
Carnarvon 1 Mile jetty
Minilya river rest area on our way to Carnarvon
Coral bay looks lovey snorkeling here. Stay for one night
Bullara Station. A beautiful farm stay, we loved it here
Turquoise Bay, amazing
Osprey Bay on the Ningaloo reef, what’s gem of a place, providing the winds drops
Vlamingh Head lighthouse just out of Exmouth. We will stay here tonight before heading to Offspray Bay.
Coastal town of Exmouth, tomorrow we will head towards Hardie creek
Little roadside stop yannarie
Back to our little home on wheels and what a great day. Two iron ore trains and the beautiful gorges of Karijini. Yep we are back in Tom Price.
Back to the little township of Tom Price
Fortesque Falls well you wowed us again
JJoffre Gorge we will be back to swim you
Hancock Gorge, another part of beautiful Karijini national park
Beautiful Kalamina Gorge - rock arch pool. It just keeps getting better. Thus place completely wowed us. Very corrugated road for 6km but worth every bump, drive at about 10km ph. We will be back
Beautiful Karijini national park. We are staying at Dales Gorge. We are do glad we came in here, it’s definitely one of our most favourite places.
Little mining town of Tom Price, tomorrow we head into Karijini national park.
Little town of Onslow. Nice little town on the coast about 85km from the highway and about 370km south of Karratha. We might stay here for a few nights.
Met with Kim & Eli in down twin Karratha
Dampier boat harbour, love the colour of the water. Just a little stop before heading into Karratha
Python pool in Millstream national park, such a beautiful place out in the Pilbara
The view from our van at lovely Point Sampson
Old Roebourne Gaol on the way to Point Sampson
Good old Port Headland, here for two free nights have a look around then head to Karijini
Beautiful little road side stop called Degrave river just short of Port Headland. So quiet and the birds singing. A great place to rest and read a good book. What a magnificent Brahman bull that is sharing our camp site.
At beautiful 80 mile beach. We will stay here for 3 nights. Hope to catch the big one and if not try again down the coast.
BP stop for fuel now heading to 80 mile beach
Beautiful Barn Hill station. It was worth the 9km sandy red drive in. It feels like we have stumbled across our own little paradise.
Beautiful Cable beach. Our view at the restaurant
Willy creek pearl farm, can't get over the price of pearls.
Cape Leveque what a great place up the north. We will come back here
One Arm point, lunch here but now out of here
Broome wharf, opened in July 1966 the year I was born
Lovely view from town beach in Broome
Cable beach in Broome, settling here for a week
Lovely sunset at the Derby wharf
Boab prison tree in Derby WA
Lovely little free camp called Ellendale lake about 85km west of Fitzroy crossing
Back to Fitzroy crossing, fill the car, hook up the van and continue heading west towards Durby
Winjana Gorge very beautiful and lots of fresh water Crocs
Tunnel creek lovely little spot
What a beautiful place Geikie Gorge is. We did a lovely cruise down the Fitzroy river, saw lots of crocks. The colours and serenity here was amazing
Fitzroy crossing one night here and glad to leave tomorrow lol but great caravan park
View from our caravan while staying at a free camp called Mary Pool, nice relaxing little camp ground
Laura River just west of Halls creek, live your Laura x
A lovely little roadside stop called Spring Creek near the Bungle Bungles. Apparently the road is so bad into the Bungle Bungles, we have decided to give it a miss.
Great little roadhouse with free camping Doon Doon roadhouse
Back in Kununurra to get food and fuel before heading further West
Lake Argyle, wow what a magnificent beautiful place. This is a must come and see
Back to the Kimberly land caravan park for some live entertainment from Steve Case, pretty good singer
Beautiful water falls of Emma Gorge
Stopped at Zebedee springs nice warm springs but to many people
Another beautiful sunset with a beautiful day. Thank you Kununurra
Back at our lovely caravan park resting from the heat
A beautiful 6km round walk in what they call the mini bungles
It was worth ever 150 steps to the bottom. Lovely little rock hole. Water level gets to 300 feet in the wet season
Wyndham great place to visit but glad to be leaving again. Feels like on top of the world here.
Our view from the caravan park in Kununurra WA. Amazing drive today from Victoria River to Kununurra. We will stay here for 4 nights and do day trips.
Stopped at this roadside for lunch, wow what amazing scenery on this drive today just keeps amazing us
Stopped here for the night, power so we can use the air conditioner so hot and dusty but love the river. Can't swim in it Crocs apparently
Back to Katherine before we start our journey Westward bound. So hot here, 37 in the shade
We had to come back to one of our favourite places. A little place of heaven in the top end.
Julie having a refreshing drink in the Top End
Sitting at Cullen Bay Beach eating fish & chips very relaxing
Big 4 caravan park, same park we stayed 17 years ago with our girls. Lovely park and only 20 mins into Darwin CBD
Stopped for a bite to eat but not much to choose from, gateway into Litchfield national park.
Riverview Katherine NT
Little Roper stock camp Mataranka
Stopped at small wayside stop, exactly same place we stopped 17 years ago with our girls, just north of Elliot
|Dates:||18 Jul 2017 - 16 Dec 2017|