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Welcome to our website.  The map below shows our next adventure starting  3 September.  Click on this link for a large map in a new page and you can click on one or more of the groups to look at the segments of the trip.

 

We shall try to do a blog now and then during the trip and post some photos.

 

All our travels since we started in 2007 can be found in this map.

 

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  • 3 September We left Brisbane on a late night Emirates flight to Dubai, arriving early the next morning. We spent 2 days there in scorching heat. An early morning swim in the hotel pool was much appreciated. After mastering the tram and metro system we......

  • 4 July 2018 – We left Bogantungan and drove to Rolleston where we stayed in the very busy caravan park for the night. Luckily we arrived fairly early and secured a drive through site, because by late afternoon the park was jam packed. Lots of......

  • 25 June 2018 – We left Winton and drove to a free camp at Dingo Creek Downs near Longreach. This is a huge bush camp with tracks going well back from the road and there was only 1 other van there. We had a camp......

  • 22 May 2018 – We decided to leave our friends in Little Mulgrave and move to a caravan park in Cairns, mainly because the lack of internet and mobile phone reception made it difficult to make arrangements with friends in Cairns. It was a shame......

  • 8 May 2018 – We hiked up to the lookout at Halliday Bay. It was quite steep and once at the top we had to climb up a big rock to see the view, and it was well worth the effort. When we returned to......

  • 1 May 2018 – after a noisy and uncomfortable night at Blackwater showgrounds (note to self – don’t stay there again) we left early and travelled to Bundoora Dam via Middlemount. The free camp ground at the dam was a beautiful peaceful place and we......

  • 19 April 2018 – we left home and travelled 1.5 hours to Gin Gin showgrounds for 2 nights. We had a couple of light showers on Thursday and a short thunderstorm on Friday evening. The days are still very warm but the nights pleasantly cool.......

  • We stayed at Tara Lagoon for a night and did the laundry, then went to the tiny town of Meandarra to stay beside Brigalow Creek for 3 nights, a beautiful peaceful spot with plenty of room. We had a lunch at the pub, and went......

  • We spent a week over Christmas 2016 south of Melbourne at Chelsea so we were close to Frans’ daughter Karyn who lives in Hampton. Christmas day was at Karyn’s place with older daughter Kym (visiting from London) and their Mum Carole with partner Alan. It......

  • The last month has seen us explore the W.A. south coast, cross the Nullarbor and drive the west and east coast of the Eyre Peninsula. We had to make a detour to Lake Grace W.A. to get the van inspected for renewal of registration –......

  •   We have been staying at Tozer’s Bush Camp near Bremer Bay W.A. finding beautiful Sun orchids.                                               Today we went to Point......

  • We are staying on a farm in south west West Australia for 2 weeks over the school holidays. It gets us off the road and we can lend a hand to the farming family. The weather is still not too good – cold, windy and......