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The Last Leg

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 18 Jul 2010 | Views [383] | Comments [1]

So began the long drive home.  Our seasoned car travellers, Oliver and Sienna took the 400kms plus days in their stride and played, chatted and enjoyed a DVD or two (great investment for a driving holiday like this!). For those of you interested in ... Read more >

A little ray of sunshine!

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 12 Jul 2010 | Views [337] | Comments [1]

Leaving all our worries behind (and Paul's keys somewhere, too) we arrived in Katherine to glorious sunshine and finally met up with Leanne, Steve and Ethan!  They looked wonderfully relaxed and happy and to say we were so excited to finally catch up ... Read more >

It couldn't get any worse, could it??!!! July 9-10

AUSTRALIA | Friday, 9 Jul 2010 | Views [342]

Yes it could...... Sometime during the course of packing from our apartment today we realised Paul's keys were missing.  No amount of tracing and re-tracing events from the previous night could shed any light on their whereabouts.  We looked everywhere ... Read more >

You can check out anytime you like but you can never leave........

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 8 Jul 2010 | Views [307]

Hi We have had a forced overnight stop only about 60kms from Ruby Plains at Halls Creek.  The axle on the camper trailer went jibby and it is at the repairers.  Had to spend a night in a very swanky apartment with all the mod cons - a treat after roughing ... Read more >

Photos: Fitzroy Crossing - Halls Creek July 7-8

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 8 Jul 2010 | Photo Gallery

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Photos: Broome and the Dampier Peninsula

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 8 Jul 2010 | Photo Gallery

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Ruby Plains Homestead July 6-7

AUSTRALIA | Wednesday, 7 Jul 2010 | Views [1314] | Comments [2]

After final goodbyes to Sar and family we parted company and headed towards Halls Creek via Ruby Plains Station – the cattle station that Nick works on.   The bad weather from Broome extended south east and eventually caught up with us so by the time ... Read more >

Ride 'em Cowboy!! July 3 - 5

AUSTRALIA | Wednesday, 7 Jul 2010 | Views [464] | Comments [1]

We spent our last couple of days in Broome stocking up for the final 2 weeks of our trip and exploring the nearby points of interest as well as indulging in some excellent dinners of Thai one night and visiting Matso’s Brewery for our last night in ... Read more >

Photos: Gibb River Road

AUSTRALIA | Saturday, 3 Jul 2010 | Photo Gallery

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Broome to the Dampier Peninsula and back again!

AUSTRALIA | Friday, 2 Jul 2010 | Views [495] | Comments [2]

We arrived in Broome and finally caught up with our travel companions - car troubles all fixed 2 days later.  We spent a couple of days doing chores as one is compelled to do at a caravan park with all the facilities (ie. wash clothes, sweep tent, buy ... Read more >

Olivers Update

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 28 Jun 2010 | Views [515] | Comments [3]

Hi all! We haven't had any internet access again so I am going to give you a quick update now. Today we were camped on a beach and we collected lots of shells and we did lots of swimming.  The water was cystal clear and not too cold.  Yesterday we ... Read more >

Sienna's Update

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 28 Jun 2010 | Views [357] | Comments [4]

Hi Everyone, We have been having a great holiday and in one of the campgrounds we made a fire and I accidentally dropped my shoe in it!!! Luckily my mum got it out in time. Yesterday we camped right on the beach.  We collected a lot of shells and ... Read more >

Photos: Purnululu and beyond

AUSTRALIA | Wednesday, 23 Jun 2010 | Photo Gallery

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Re-emerging from remote WA!

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 21 Jun 2010 | Views [442] | Comments [5]

Hello to all ye faithful FOPS journal followers! I know it has been an awfully long time between blogs but such is the nature of travelling in remote areas ie. no internet, no telephones, no mobile reception!!  Where to begin with this update.... I ... Read more >

Purnululu (Bungle Bungle) National Park

AUSTRALIA | Wednesday, 2 Jun 2010 | Views [540] | Comments [4]

Have just returned to Kununarra after spending 3 nights in the Bungle Bungle National Park.  This is an awe-inspiring, spectular and most beautiful part of the Kimberley's.  We undertook numerous walks and all were equally amazing - Cathedral Gorge, ... Read more >

Photos: Lake Argyle and Emma Gorge

AUSTRALIA | Saturday, 29 May 2010 | Photo Gallery

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The Return of "Bear" Papa

AUSTRALIA | Saturday, 29 May 2010 | Views [444]

We got a call from Paul on Thursday night to say he had finished his bike ride at 10.00am that morning so unfortunately we missed cheering him in.  All our information indicated that the ride finished on Friday morning.  Nevertheless he received warm ... Read more >

Oliver's Update

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 27 May 2010 | Views [405] | Comments [5]

Sorry guys, I havent been writing to you because mum hasn't had much internet connection.  We have travelled a long way and we are in Kununarra. Highlights for me have been the Qantas Founders Museum, swimming in Emma Gorge and the cruise on Lake Argyle.... Read more >

Four Wheel Wally

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 27 May 2010 | Views [478] | Comments [2]

Well, it is official - I have ventured into the world of "serious" 4 Wheel driving.  Decided to tackle the most infamous of them all the Gibb River Road yesterday (well 30 kms of it anyway) and head for Emma Gorge.  We were 15 kms in along ... Read more >

Lake Argyle and surrounds

AUSTRALIA | Tuesday, 25 May 2010 | Views [452] | Comments [3]

Did I mention it was hot up here?!!  It is hot and humid but dare I say it the wet weather seems to have finally passed and we have had 3 in a row of sunny weather (and HOT!!!).  We spent the day yesterday at Lake Argle, the largest man made lake in ... Read more >

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