- Port Lincoln to Port Augusta and on to the Barossa.Firstly, the South Australians don't winge as much when their footy team gets beaten, though it was still the lead item on the news ahead of the terrorist threats to Australia.
Enjoyed our drive up the ‘other side’ of the Eyre Posted by GLIB2011 in Wykes Wanderings | Sep 23, 2014
- Zebedee springs, Emma gorge, Boab prison treeOn our last full day at El Questro we checked with reception to see which gorges were closed due to the raging bush fires that are currently burning through the kimberlys. There were 3 gorges we couldn't access that day Posted by Ash-Clauds in Around Australia in 6 months | Sep 22, 2014
- El QuestroKnowing that this was our last full day of driving for a while we were keen to leave our last free camp spot and hit the road early direction El Questro. The area around Argyle Diamond mine is very nice Posted by Ash-Clauds in Around Australia in 6 months | Sep 22, 2014
- Day 9After 3 days of mandatory rest, I got up early ready for the next leg of the trip. Yesterday I had already tried if the antibiotics had a positieve effect on my stamina, but that was a grave disappointment.
After about Posted by Mvanrhijn in Cycling Down Under | Sep 22, 2014
- Byron Bay!Today we had the whole day to explore the small, but very popular coastal town of Byron Bay! We started the day off with sea kayaking, which was crazy! Wade and I were in a kayak together, they are a Posted by lwebb in Wade & Lindsay's Australian Adventure! | Sep 22, 2014
- Surfs Up!Today we started off bright and early with breakfast before heading out on the big yellow surf bus! Before leaving we got fitted with wet suits and rash guards - that water is cold! We drove about a half an Posted by lwebb in Wade & Lindsay's Australian Adventure! | Sep 22, 2014
- Pemberton, Walpole, Albany and Cape Le GrandPemberton is tall tree country. The massive karri trees are huge and incredibly straight. We took the kids to see the Gloucester Tree. This tree was originally used as a lookout for fires before the days of Posted by adamsj100 in Are we there yet? SA, NT and WA | Sep 22, 2014
- Bunbury, Bussleton, Margaret River and surrounds
We spent a couple of days with friend's of Vic's mum who she spent time with at BlazeAid. A huge team of volunteers spent many weeks/months helping out after the Kilmore/Kinglake fires. Staying with Kevin and Rhonda was Posted by adamsj100 in Are we there yet? SA, NT and WA | Sep 22, 2014
- Day 10 - A second day at seaAhh this is the life. I draw back my curtains to see sunny skies and relatively calm seas. I have my "Do not disturb" sign on the door so I can get some writing done or have yet another sleep Posted by Christinesolo in South Pacific | Sep 22, 2014
- On the road again We left Moree on Monday 15th September, exactly 6 months after we arrived. We travelled to Toowoomba where we stayed at Toowoomba Motor Village for the night. At 11.00am the next morning we had to go for our medicals for Posted by mortstravels in Living our Dream | Sep 22, 2014
- PerthNorth of Perth we took the kids to the Gravity Centre. It’s best compared to Scienceworks in Melbourne with hands on activities for kids of all ages. As the name suggests, they’re all based on gravity.
[img=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/673694/ Posted by adamsj100 in Are we there yet? SA, NT and WA | Sep 22, 2014
- Kalbarri, Geraldton, Pinnacles and New NorciaSometimes we have to remind ourselves that we have been fortunate to see so many amazing places and have really enjoyed what each new day brings. We’ve all adjusted into the nomadic lifestyle a little too easily.
[img=http://photos.travellerspoint.c Posted by adamsj100 in Are we there yet? SA, NT and WA | Sep 22, 2014
- Tasmanien - Overlander Track IVDer heutige Weg zur Bert Nichols Hütte betrug nur 10 km. Ich hatte daher viel Zeit auf die kleinen Dinge zu achten. Der Weg führte mich durch dichten Urwald. So müssen die alten Wälder Europas ausgesehen haben. Alte knorrige Stämme, Posted by Jenlain in Andreas' passage | Sep 21, 2014
- Tasmanien - Overlander Track IIIDie Hütten des Overland Tracks bieten allen nötigen Komfort, würde man sagen, schliefe man eine Woche in einem der vielen Tümpel vor der Tür. Im Grunde ist es ein Holzhaus mit einer Anzahl Nischen, in denen Holzbänke sich an Posted by Jenlain in Andreas' passage | Sep 21, 2014
- Tasmanien - Overlander Track IIHolzbank und Kälte hinterlassen Eindruck. Knackend erwecke ich schwere Glieder, recke schmerzhaft meinen Rücken und zittere am ganzen Leib. Etwas ungläubig blicke ich aus einem geschwollenen Gesicht auf die von Kondenswasser bedeckte Szenerie in der ich m Posted by Jenlain in Andreas' passage | Sep 21, 2014
- Queanbeyan and BungendoreSunday 21st
The first look at this morning’s sky did not look encouraging with grey clouds filling the sky. However by the time we had returned from the hot showers the sun was trying to peek through and it soon started Posted by psstevo in Murray River dejavu 2014 | Sep 21, 2014
- Canberra - Floriade and moreSaturday 20th
After a few necessary chores we all caught the bus from Queanbeyan to Canberra’s quite famous Floriade festival. As the name implies it is Canberra’s attempt at answering some of the great flower shows around the world. The short Posted by psstevo in Murray River dejavu 2014 | Sep 21, 2014
- Canberra - War MemorialFriday 19th
Queanbeyan – Canberra - War Memorial
The overnight temperature in our van was 2.2C and yes it was cold!
Mary had to put the bedding washing out to complete the drying from yesterday and then cleaned the van out while I Posted by psstevo in Murray River dejavu 2014 | Sep 21, 2014
- Tasmanien - Overlander Track I Ich verlasse das Hostel um 8 Uhr und bin erstaunt, dass die stationäre Regenwolke über Lonceston es gerade mal fertig bringt inne zu halten. Im Busterminal zahle ich 100$ für die Busfahrten zum Startpunkt des Overlander Tracks und für den Posted by Jenlain in Andreas' passage | Sep 21, 2014
- Day 9 -At seaClocks went forward by 1 hour overnight and unlike other cruises it wasn't made blatantly obvious that was happening. Thankfully I only wanted a coffee for breakfast as they were setting up for lunch when I arrived for breakfast thinking Posted by Christinesolo in South Pacific | Sep 21, 2014
- The Driver and his mateThe Driver and his mate
All of his life he’s loved driving and does it well. Many many years ago now, back in December 1967 when David and I lived in Sydney, a group of us were invited to Posted by twodubfers in Seeing Australia | Sep 21, 2014
- Goodbye Sydney!This morning we were up bright and early as today we said goodbye to Sydney to begin our Topdeck Tour up the east coast. We met the 22 other people, from all over the world, our tour guide and bus Posted by lwebb in Wade & Lindsay's Australian Adventure! | Sep 20, 2014
- Tasmanien - Von Hobart in den RegenZum Bersten gepackte Plastiktüten schneiden mir in vor Kälte blaue Hände. Ein scharfer Wind jagt mir unter die Jacke und trägt schwere Tropfen mit sich. Ich werde durchnässt und spüre schon den Schnupfen mich heimsuchen. Ich schlimmsten norddeutschen Schi Posted by Jenlain in Andreas' passage | Sep 20, 2014
- Port AugustaDay 2
Fairly uneventful day. Left Mildura at around 9:30 passing a number a cricket grounds that the might Hayseeds played on between 1984 and well into the 1990's. one in particular was in Merbein, surrounded by grapevines and known by Posted by mljjs in Simpson Desert - Across the Guts | Sep 20, 2014
- Discovering South AustraliaA tour of the Westall Loop south of Streaky Bay showed us more of the spectacular coastline of the Great Australian Bight. It is truly amazing, especially when we found a place called the Smooth Pools. This is Posted by GLIB2011 in Wykes Wanderings | Sep 20, 2014