- On a MissionDay 2
Had a fairly restless night’s sleep with the fire so close & the sound of bulldozers pushing fire breaks through the night. They did a good job & stopped it from crossing the road keeping us safe for the Posted by Ross_Tess in Downunder 3 Race Road Trip | Oct 4, 2015
- Eyre Peninsula #2Leaving Elliston, we continued down the Flinders Highway. The area around Sheringa has lots of dry stone walls - builders being paid 10p per chain! Many still stand; some are falling down - they remain points of interest Posted by 2015MADvan in 2015 Travels of MADvanWA | Oct 3, 2015
- Here are some photosHere are two photos taken today. Posted by macindoe in Jan & Tony & Linda & Al | Oct 3, 2015
- Ten days to goHello everyone, here's an entry to make sure everything is working well. With ten days to go, preparations for the trip are ramping up. We have finished learning Spanish, so we're all set.
- Alistair Posted by macindoe in Jan & Tony & Linda & Al | Oct 3, 2015
- The Strand & Kissing Point, Townsville - QLD
The Strand has been a part of Townsville's history since the city was founded in the mid-19th century.
The current fores Posted by charlystyles in Charly's Australian Adventure | Sep 10, 2015
- Blow the spots off a DalmationDay 1 done & dusted, as per usual form it was an adventure.
Leaving bright & early 7.15am from our home in tropical green wet Cairns we headed south towards the blue sky in the distance. Rain wasn't heavy enough to Posted by Ross_Tess in Downunder 3 Race Road Trip | Oct 3, 2015
- Nutbush Retreat, 40km west of Port Augusta, SAA quiet day....last to leave camp again at around 11:30am, then drove against a headwind in 36C heat to arrive at a farm/ caravan park called Nutbush Retreat. Zayney is glad to be camped under a tree with the air Posted by vancoops in South Western Australia | Oct 3, 2015
- South Townsville & Port walking trail - QLD
This walking trail tells the story of the relationship between the industrial and the residential aspects of this working class suburb. From its earliest days Ross Island, now known as South Posted by charlystyles in Charly's Australian Adventure | Sep 10, 2015
- Poochera, SA It was time to hit the corrugated road again. It was quite pretty on occasion with massive sand dunes on either side, along with inland lakes. We couldn't quite work it out but the lake on the left seemed to Posted by vancoops in South Western Australia | Oct 2, 2015
- Cactus Beach, south of Penong, SAA bit of info about Cactus Beach: in 2012 the area was declared a National Surfing Reserve because it's a place considered sacred by the local and national surfing community. It is protected under the SA Heritage Agreement as a Posted by vancoops in South Western Australia | Oct 2, 2015
- Cactus Beach, south of Penong, SAWe left Peg 81 (last van to leave the camp) to head east and to play some more golf! The road heading east was apparently pretty busy, we're told there are 10,000 people driving across to Melbourne from WA for Posted by vancoops in South Western Australia | Oct 2, 2015
- Our adventures in TassieThursday and Friday, Oct 1 and 2:
After a day in the car on Wednesday, we stayed closer to Hobart on Thursday.
First we visited the MONA (Museum of Old and New Art). It is a very unique museum, both in Posted by Vita and Mel in Australia | Oct 2, 2015
- Peg 81 Free Camp, SAAfter a good night's sleep we were ready for some more golf and some more driving!
Our first stop was Madura, which is midway between Adelaide and Perth. The golf hole was called Brumbys Run.
[img=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/581504/FBBCB04BC35 Posted by vancoops in South Western Australia | Oct 2, 2015
- Beltana - pronounced like 'Anna' - not 'Banana'We met up with another Patrol team - the McDonalds - in a 'half-ghost' town called Beltana. I call it half-ghost because 6 people actually live in it!
We got to see the famous 'Smith of Dunesk' mission church and yes Posted by flozzy76 in Carving Australia in Half! | Oct 2, 2015
- Packing DaySo it is now 12.04pm on the 2nd October and we leave in about 14 hrs - think it is time to start packing now that I have just finalised all hockey & work items that I can think Posted by pitchersontour in Pitchers Europe Trip 2015 | Oct 1, 2015
- Great Barrier Reef scenic flight - QLD
Some months ago I was the other side of Australia, in WA, for my birthday. My brother & family offered me a scenic flight as a present, but I struggled to find a company that would Posted by charlystyles in Charly's Australian Adventure | Sep 7, 2015
- Civic Pride Townsville walking trail - QLD
Tracing the growth of the heart of Townsville’s Central Business District (CBD). The walk displays the consolidation of the westward movement to the CBD in conjunction with the ex Posted by charlystyles in Charly's Australian Adventure | Sep 10, 2015
- Life in Melbourne...Originally I said I never wanted to come to Melbourne but in the end we did due to flying back from the Philippines to here and we didn't want to risk running out of money any further. At the start Posted by livetotravel14 in Our Big Adventure... | Oct 1, 2015
- Here We Go !!!!1 more days work then we are off.
We are fully prepped for the ultimate Aussie race road trip that has been on our bucket list for quite some time. With the Aussie dollar in freefall & limited funds we have Posted by Ross_Tess in Downunder 3 Race Road Trip | Sep 30, 2015
- Eyre Peninsula - maybe a theme of long jettiesCeduna is a quiet little town - and our caravan site - a bit out of town - perfect for recuperating from long driving days. Not a lot to see or do - but we really enjoyed what it Posted by 2015MADvan in 2015 Travels of MADvanWA | Sep 30, 2015
- Early Townsville walking trail - QLD
Townsville is the second largest city in Queensland and a major port for beef, sugar and mining industries. The city was founded in the 1860s by Robert Towns who began the practice of '[i]blackbi Posted by charlystyles in Charly's Australian Adventure | Sep 10, 2015
- The Tasmania peninsula and Port ArthurWednesday Sept 30
Today we drove southeast from Hobart to Port Arthur and the Port Arthur Historic Site. In 1830 the Port Arthur Penal station was established as a timber camp, using convicts to produce logs. From 1833 it was used Posted by Vita and Mel in Australia | Sep 30, 2015
- Biking to Cape Hillsborough - QLD
Another grand day out on the bike with Barry.
This time heading south. First to Laguna Keys, a once thriving resort fo Posted by charlystyles in Charly's Australian Adventure | Sep 8, 2015
- Moonera Tank Free Camp, Nullabor, WAToday we left Fraser Station to continue the Nullabor crossing to the east.
Here are some photos leaving Fraser Station:
[img=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/58150 Posted by vancoops in South Western Australia | Sep 29, 2015
- Leaving Melbourne and onto TasmaniaMonday and Tuesday Sept 28 and 29:
Monday was about making and keeping connections.
We met some of Mel’s cousins for the first time at their home in suburban Melbourne. Three of siblings and two of their partners warmly greeted Posted by Vita and Mel in Australia | Sep 29, 2015