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The party is over... Goodbye dear van... Goodbye

Tuesday, 8 Apr 2008 | Views [1584] | Comments [3]

And as all good things must come to an end, our time has come to say a final goodbye to our beloved World Nomad Ambassador Van. It's not difficult to become attached to what has not only been a mode of transport, taking us almost entirely around ... Read more >

Tags: ambassador van, hussy hicks

Lonely Planet Great Guidebook Moment - Adelaide River Spectacular Croc Jumping

Tuesday, 25 Mar 2008 | Views [1855] | Comments [1]

We rocked up to the Spectacular Croc Jumping tour mid morning just as a football team of teenage boys headed out on their cruise. We decided to give that boat a miss and wait til the next one so we occupied ourselves by playing with the beautiful pythons ... Read more >

Tags: adelaide river, ambassador van, darwin, spectacular croc jumping

Gallery: Darwin

Tuesday, 25 Mar 2008 | Photo Gallery

pics from our gigs in Darwin
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Darwin city lights

Monday, 24 Mar 2008 | Views [990] | Comments [1]

After cooling our selves in the croc infested water of Edith Falls we hit the road for Darwin, stopping in at the Adelaide River Inn for a bite when it got to dinner o’clock. The Adelaide River Inn is famous for its Barra and Chips and for its enormous ... Read more >

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Lonely Planet Great Guidebook Moment - Edith Falls

Saturday, 22 Mar 2008 | Views [4148]

As we drove out of Katherine we felt a desire to find a good swimming hole, since we’d been taunted by hellishly hot weather and plenty of inviting looking water that we couldn’t (absolutely not… under no circumstances… don’t even think about it) swim ... Read more >

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Gallery: Katherine Gorge and Edith Falls

Friday, 21 Mar 2008 | Photo Gallery

Photos taken on the Nokia due to my camera being out of battery!
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Katherine - welcome to the Northern Territory!

Friday, 21 Mar 2008 | Views [1031]

Before completely leaving the Kimberley behind I have to mention my little washing day incident. It had been a few weeks since we’d managed to find time to wash our clothes so I had about 3 loads of washing to get through in Kununurra and whilst loading ... Read more >

Tags: ambassador van, katherine, katherine gorge, northern territory

Gallery: The Road to Katherine

Wednesday, 19 Mar 2008 | Photo Gallery

Lake Argyle and pics from the drive to Katherine
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Leaving the Kimberley - The road to Katherine.

Wednesday, 19 Mar 2008 | Views [1176]

So our next show was on Thursday night in Katherine. We’d booked this one in with Pete who took a lot of convincing that it would be a good idea. Because it was still wet season Pete kept telling us that if it kept raining we wouldn’t be able to get ... Read more >

Tags: ambassador van, katherine, lake argyle, snakes, timber creek

Kununurra - the land of great day trips and waterfalls!

Wednesday, 19 Mar 2008 | Views [7637]

Our first trip to Kununurra definitely left us wanting more… specifically more in the way of four wheel drive capabilities, because the locals all kept telling us of amazing springs and waterfalls and great little get away spots but unfortunately all ... Read more >

Tags: ambassador van, kimberley, kununurra, molly springs, waterfalls

Halls Creek and Kununurra - welcome to Croc Country!

Sunday, 16 Mar 2008 | Views [2312]

So we got a bit of an inkling that there might have been some confusion when the security guard in Fitzroy Crossing said "Hey aren't you playing in Halls Creek tonight, it’s written out front of the pub." In a bit of a panic I ... Read more >

Tags: ambassador van, crocodile, halls creek, kununurra, outback

Derby back to Fitzroy with a Diamond mine and a Lonely Planet Great Moment in between!

Friday, 14 Mar 2008 | Views [1222]

We made the most of our last 5 star morning and ate an enormous breaky in the restaurant before packing up our gear and hitting the road. We wanted to drop in and see Cowboy before leaving and our temperamental air-conditioning belt had started screeching ... Read more >

Tags: ambassador van, boab tree, crossing inn, mine, outback

Gallery: The Kimberley

Wednesday, 12 Mar 2008 | Photo Gallery

The amazing scenery and people of the Kimberley
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Day 21 - 23 Broome, Fitzroy Crossing and possible LIFE THREATENING SCENARIOS...

Sunday, 9 Mar 2008 | Views [2089] | Comments [4]

Broome is a great little town. It's also very hot at this time of the year... so I have to admit straight up that we spent most of our days in Broome chilling out in our very plush very air-conditioned resort! In our defence we had spent a month in ... Read more >

Tags: ambassador van, fitzroy crossing, hussy hicks, outback

Day 18 - 20 The Road to Broome

Thursday, 6 Mar 2008 | Views [1128] | Comments [2]

So it’s become apparent that we’ve undertaken a bit of a task with this drive to Broome. Everyone we mentioned it to at Nannup looked at us as if they thought we had gone completely mad… usually the conversation goes something like this: Random ... Read more >

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Gallery: The road to Broome...

Thursday, 6 Mar 2008 | Photo Gallery

Pics from our drive to Broome and the Mangrove Resort
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Day 15 to 17 - Festival vibes

Sunday, 2 Mar 2008 | Views [1178]

Nannup Festival was our next destination, we had been given 3 shows on different stages over the 2 days and wanted to get in to town by Friday night when it all kicked off to get into the festival spirit and catch up with some friends. We had coffee ... Read more >

Tags: ambassador van, party time

Gallery: Nannup Music Festival

Sunday, 2 Mar 2008 | Photo Gallery

the festival and it's people
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Day 14 - Bunbury Radio interview and Closed Vineyards

Thursday, 28 Feb 2008 | Views [733]

We headed south bright and early the next morning as we had a radio interview with Glynn Greensmith on ABC state wide and wanted to get in a good afternoon of wine tasting in Margaret River but alas on the way down the highway was closed due to a ... Read more >

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Lonely Planet Great Guidebook Moment - The Roundhouse, Fremantle

Thursday, 28 Feb 2008 | Views [2027]

We've been a little behind on our Lonely Planet moments so I'm going back to recap a couple ... Feb 28th we decided to meet up with our mates Oops and Jodie to check out the Fremantle Roundhouse and say our farewells before heading south. Our mates ... Read more >

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