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Trip: NT / WA Caravan Escape

There are [162] stories from my trip: NT / WA Caravan Escape


Day 160 - 30th September 2014 Home, the adventure is over

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 6 Oct 2014 | Views [531]

Day 160 30 th September 2014 Tuesday. Home today. Left Clare at 8.10 and headed to Gawler. The winds were slightly headwind and this kept my speed down. Took the Northern   Expressway to Port Adelaide and came along Clark Tce to the bowling ... Read more >


Day 159 - 29th September 2014 Wineries and tastings

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 6 Oct 2014 | Views [308]

Day 159 29 th September 2014 Monday. The vans around me all left and only Kevin and Rinata and their friends remained. Decided to was the van and the car and this took nearly 3 hours. I then packed a lunch and headed off to do some more wineries.... Read more >


Day 158 - 28th September 2014 To Clare

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 6 Oct 2014 | Views [374]

Day 158 28 th September 2014 Sunday. Strong northerly winds today. All packed and left at 9.40am. Turned off to Weeroona Island near Pt Pirie to have a look at the free camp that mum and dad use when travelling this way. Unfortunately the camp ... Read more >


Day 157 - 27th September 2014 Footy Grand Final

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 6 Oct 2014 | Views [303]

Day 157 27 th September 2014 Saturday. Got up early and went for a walk to the bridge near Spencer Gulf. After breakfast I logged on to Kaths internet and updated all my devices. Loaded Calibre on Kaths computer and then all the books. We went ... Read more >


Day 146 - 17th September 2014 To Kalgoorlie

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 6 Oct 2014 | Views [254]

Day 146 17 th September 2014 Wednesday. All packed and on the road by 7.50am. Today we are going to experience a head wind as it is coming from north easterly direction and we are going north to Kalgoorlie. Headed back toward Esperance and once ... Read more >


Day 156 - 26th September 2014 To Port Augusta

AUSTRALIA | Saturday, 27 Sep 2014 | Views [344]

Day 156 26 th September 2014 Friday. Overnight the 12V system went haywire. Lights flicking on off and a funny noise from under the fridge. Appears the battery charger is not working and therefore the batteries have not been charging from 240 V and ... Read more >


Day 155 - 25th September 2014 Bowls at Streaky Bay

AUSTRALIA | Saturday, 27 Sep 2014 | Views [347]

Day 155 25 th September 2014 Thursday. Went for a walk down to the jetty to see if anyone was fishing. A guy from Tassie had just arrived and wasn’t sure what he might catch. I went back to the park and got my gear and went back. I caught ... Read more >


Day 154 - 24th September 2014 Streaky Bay Day 2

AUSTRALIA | Saturday, 27 Sep 2014 | Views [321]

Day 154 24 th September 2014 Wednesday. Did some washing and housework, cleaned the floors and so on. Arrived at Pams around 10am and she took me for a drive to Back Beach, Hallys Beach and then onto Whistling Rocks & Blowholes before taking ... Read more >


Day 153 - 23rd September 2014 Parted Company from Mum and Dad

AUSTRALIA | Saturday, 27 Sep 2014 | Views [364]

Day 153 23 rd September 2014 Tuesday. Mums 78 th birthday today. We left the free camp at 6.50 and travelled the 265km to Ceduna. We stopped at the quarantine point 1km west of Ceduna to be checked for banned fruit and vegetables. We had ... Read more >


Day 152 - 22nd September 2014 Head Winds on Nullarbor

AUSTRALIA | Saturday, 27 Sep 2014 | Views [335]

Day 152 22 nd September 2014 Monday. Got up and ready by 6.30am again but the winds are stronger and even more of a headwind. We talked about it and decided to go to Eucla which was about 200km away. We stopped for fuel at Eucla which is situated ... Read more >


Day 151 - 21st September 2014 Nullarbor Crossing

AUSTRALIA | Saturday, 27 Sep 2014 | Views [315]

Day 151 21 st September 2014 Sunday. Up and on the road by 6.30am. It was going to be another hot and windy day. Expecting 34C and winds NE. Stopped at Balladonia Roadhouse which was only 200km down the track for fuel. Dad grabbed something to eat ... Read more >


Day 150 - 20th September 2014 To Norseman

AUSTRALIA | Saturday, 20 Sep 2014 | Views [252]

Day 150 20 th September 2014 Saturday. On the road by 8.00am and heading to Norseman. Winds were favourable and sat on a good speed. Got to Caravan Park by 10.30 and set up, checking that we have TV reception for the footy. I had prepared my slow ... Read more >


Day 149 - 19th September 2014 Super Pit Tour

AUSTRALIA | Saturday, 20 Sep 2014 | Views [263]

Day 149 19 th September 2014 Friday. Got up early to do some washing and chores around the van before going on the Super Pit Tour. The tour takes you to what is known as ‘the golden mile’, an area previously with 80 separate mining ... Read more >


Day 148 - 18th September 2014 Exploring Kalgoorlie

AUSTRALIA | Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | Views [238]

Day 148 18 th September 2014 Thursday. Did a load of washing early and as it was blowing a little it dried within the hour. After breakfast I booked the SuperPit Tour online as I had not been able to get them on the phone yesterday. We headed ... Read more >


Day 147 - 17th September 2014 To Kalgoorlie

AUSTRALIA | Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | Views [318]

Day 146 17 th September 2014 Wednesday. All packed and on the road by 7.50am. Today we are going to experience a head wind as it is coming from north easterly direction and we are going north to Kalgoorlie. Headed back toward Esperance and once ... Read more >


Day 145 - 16th September 2014 More big Fish at Lucky Bay

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | Views [262]

Day 145 16 th September 2014 Tuesday. The sun was shining. We decided to try our luck fishing early so we headed off at 7am along the beach. Unfortunately it was not a time for catching fish. We had very few bites and no fish. We headed back and ... Read more >


Day 144 - 15th September2014 Climbed Frenchman Peak

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | Views [284]

Day 144 15 th September 2014 Monday. Up and ready at 7.45am. It was very overcast this morning and so I left to climb Frenchman Peak which is a 3km return walk along the track from the car park, up the gentle east slope of the peak, to the summit.... Read more >


Day 143 - 14th September 2014 Lucky Bay & 81cm Australian Salmon

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | Views [313]

Day 143 14 th September 2014 Sunday. All packed up and left by 9.00am and headed to Cape Le Grand National Park. We drove past Stonehedge where Granite rocks are strategically placed on top of each other   to create unusual shapes and ... Read more >


Day 142 - 13th September 2014 Dad's Birthday

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | Views [267]

Day 142 13 th September 2014 Saturday. Dad’s 79 th birthday today. Got up early and went for a walk to Warden Lake which is at the end of our road. When I came back we decided to drive east to Bandy Creek Harbour and Wylie Bay where ... Read more >


Day 141 - 12th September 2014 Great Ocean Drive

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | Views [296]

  Day 141 12 th September 2014 Friday. I took the empty gas bottle into Bunnings at 8am but they advised they no longer did refills and the only place in town was BBQ Galore. So to fill in time I went and filled the car up with fuel and ... Read more >


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