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Half Way There!!

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 20 Aug 2009 | Views [237]

Proof, we have been travelling "round" Australia! Well half way round anyway! Feels like we are almost home now! See you all soon!!

Whats Lurking in the Long Grass???

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 20 Aug 2009 | Views [298] | Comments [1]

They grow great big budgies in these parts ya know! Puts a whole new spin on "Ya silly big gallah!" doesn't it??

Karoonda Kousins!!

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 20 Aug 2009 | Views [340] | Comments [1]

Our first glimpse of Karoonda, as we approached the town, was the towering turret of the imposing “Karoonda Castle”!   “Look”, I said, “a castle!” (joking)........”no,   Lynn......its a silo.....” he said rolling his eyes. We had come to ... Read more >

Notsobor....ing Nullabor

AUSTRALIA | Saturday, 15 Aug 2009 | Views [319]

Whales on the Nullabor....who would have thought??? We spent 4 days crossing the country and are now in Ceduna in South Aust. We are staying a couple of nights here for some "time off" before heading back out on the road again. All's well ... Read more >

Are We Nearly There Yet??????????

AUSTRALIA | Friday, 14 Aug 2009 | Views [301]

How much further do we have to go??????? My bums sore!!!!!! Just joking.....its not that bad really....not after where we have already been. Today has been sad and uplifting all at once. I learned of the tragic passing of Dr June Canavan. Our family ... Read more >

Just turned left ..... heading “over east”!

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 13 Aug 2009 | Views [282]

New Norcia was a surprise. Unlike anything we have seen in Australia. After driving through the countryside, suddenly we came upon this town filled with grand buildings ......like something you might expect to see in Italy or Spain!   This is a ... Read more >

Out of the Red!

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 9 Aug 2009 | Views [513] | Comments [2]

The next stop, a Roadhouse, still in the never never and still in the red dirt, but it did have hot showers.....and not much of anything else!!! The next two nights, however, were spent in one of the most beautifully idyllic seaside places we have ... Read more >

W. A. from North to South

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 3 Aug 2009 | Views [371] | Comments [1]

First stop was Eighty Mile Beach. A white ribbon of sand, fringing a seemingly endless expanse of turquoise water.   Another gorgeous sunset enjoyed on the sand with a bottle of good red!! You could see the curvature of the earth along that uninterrupted ... Read more >

Broome....what a pearl of a place!!

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 30 Jul 2009 | Views [352] | Comments [1]

Sunset on Cable Beach! Sensational!! The camel trains with their red blankets, silhouetted against the vermillion sky and the deepening cerulean blue of the water are magic. We went to view the sunset every night for 4 nights in a row. Each night is ... Read more >

Sweeping our way to Broome!

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 26 Jul 2009 | Views [405] | Comments [1]

We have just left Fitzroy Crossing.....next stop Broome! Whoopee!!!!!! Yesterday we took a boat ride through Geike Gorge on the Fitzroy River. (The reason we stopped in Fitzroy Crossing)   The cliffs along the riverside were spectacular limestone ... Read more >

Argyle is no Ord...inary Lake

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 23 Jul 2009 | Views [398] | Comments [1]

Hello there everyone...so glad to hear you are all enjoying my ramblings. Must apologise for doubling up on photos.....I put them up and then couldn’t work out how to delete just a few without losing the lot!! Oh well..... The Ord River flows into ... Read more >

Katherine is Gorge...ous!!!

AUSTRALIA | Wednesday, 22 Jul 2009 | Views [311]

We stayed in a very nice caravan park, with a strange name...Low Level Caravan Park, in Katherine.   We had prebooked it and were wondering what we would find ...but we were very pleasantly surprised. We stayed two nights and yesterday went out ... Read more >

Done Darwin!

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 19 Jul 2009 | Views [399] | Comments [2]

Darwin is a small, but very liveable city, I think, beautifully located on Darwin harbour. We went out on the harbour on an old Pearling Lugger to watch the sunset. It was beautiful ! Very romantic.....with about 30 other people,....until the Skipper ... Read more >

The Top End

AUSTRALIA | Friday, 17 Jul 2009 | Views [337]

Hello to my two beautiful sisters and to the Dutchies. Hope you enjoy your trip to Spain and to Burrum Heads! You going anywhere Lil Sis?? You asked for some more photos...well here they are. There are about 200 more but I wont bore you!! Kadadu is ... Read more >

We found an oasis!

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 13 Jul 2009 | Views [312] | Comments [2]

NOW at last we are beginning to feel as though we are on holiday!   The first week we spent adjusting to being together in a shoe box......or a fish bowl......depending on your point of view!!   I am willing to admit there have been some ... Read more >

One week down......7 to go!!!

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 13 Jul 2009 | Views [316]

Toured mine in Mt Isa.....above ground.....no need to go underground....that can wait till I’m dead! Can’t imagine what it would be like to work down there! David decided to stay above ground with me.....he had no desire to go down there either! ... Read more >

Cheers to all

AUSTRALIA | Tuesday, 7 Jul 2009 | Views [354] | Comments [2]

Yo Ko, Hi Sis, Hey Simmos, Yo Jo, Hi Cob Great to hear from you all....keep those comments coming Love you all

The other side of the "black stump"!

AUSTRALIA | Tuesday, 7 Jul 2009 | Views [519]

The most amazing thing today was the new "Tree of Knowledge" monument at Barcaldine.....definitely worth the stop We arrived in Winton with millions of other people and found the chickens sitting on the fence, trying to work out which way ... Read more >

Day 2 of our exciting adventure

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 6 Jul 2009 | Views [290] | Comments [2]

After stuffing around at the Telstra shop in Roma trying to recharge our wireless account and achieving absolutely nothing we left Roma and headed off. Let me say the staff in the Telstra shop were extremely helpful nothing like their counterparts in ... Read more >

On the road at last!

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 5 Jul 2009 | Views [294] | Comments [2]

Jessica and the dogs were very sad to see us leaving.... but we told them we had to go and they should try to be brave....... Oh well....here we are....just the two of us....on the road to the great unknown... First stop ROMA!!

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