Exmouth

October 8, 2019

Gateway to Ningaloo Reef We were getting a bit heat fatigued when we reached Exmouth. We were a little over 8,000km into our round Australia trip and experiencing warmer than average Spring weather. The last few days had been over 40 degrees. Exmouth is mostly about outdoor activities. It has fabulous beaches, National Parks and […]

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Port Hedland to Karratha

October 5, 2019

Port Hedland The town was dusty and dirty at the end of the dry season. It looked like it needed a good downpour to give it a wash. The town has an iron-ore port, salt evaporation ponds and a variety of mining support services. We had a drive around and checked out the huge boats […]

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Barn Hill Station

October 3, 2019

Just a short blog about this fabulous little place! It’s about 160km south of Broome, a beachside campsite on a working cattle station. We stopped for two nights. There are many good things to say about Barn Hill. The dead straight, ten-kilometre driveway disappearing at the horizon vanishing point was a photographic treat. We pulled […]

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The Best of Broome

October 2, 2019

Dining, Pearls, Cable Beach, dinosaur hunting and swimming laps Arriving in Broome, we drove around and inspected four dog friendly caravan parks listed on Wikicamps. The folks selected the Broome Caravan Park. It was just out of town but had a big swimming pool complex with a 25-metre lap pool. The rough plan was to […]

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Katherine (Nitmiluk) Gorge

September 30, 2019

Nabilil Dreaming Sunset Dinner Cruise I’ve been trying to get Sparrow to write about the Nitmiluk Cruise at Katherine Gorge for ages now, but she has been “too busy”. Looks like my persistent stares finally paid off. [Sparrow File] With Enzo firmly ensconced at the kennels in Katherine, the Silverback and I headed off for […]

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Lake Argyle to Broome

September 27, 2019

Keeping ahead of the wet The wet season was coming and many of the Kimberly stopover spots were starting to pack up for the summer. Apparently once the rains come, they can be cut off for weeks, just them and the crocs! The folks decided to beat a fairly direct path for the WA coastline. […]

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