April 21 Dongara - Perth Last morning of the trip... Last time waking to the sun through the canvas... Last time packing our little house into it's bag... Last time loading Big Blu to the roof... Last few hours watching the countryside out the window... Come lunchtime we would be home! We packed … Continue reading It’s The Final Packdown!
April 18 Geraldton - Dongara Who knew we had such a view?! We had set up in the dark last night so waking up to find that we could see the ocean from our bed was super refreshing. Being back on the coast after a few weeks of red dirt was lovely. We were all … Continue reading The Last Hurrah!
April 15 Uluru - Yarla Kutjarra (Great Central Road) Although we have technically been heading towards home since Darwin, the sign to the WA Border made it very real that we were on the home stretch. Come nightfall we would be making camp in WA for the first time in over 3 months. We paused … Continue reading Off Into the Sunset
April 12 Alice Springs - Kings Canyon It was so cold when we woke up...absolutely lovely! It did, however, make it a bit harder to get moving. We wanted to be at the shops for 8am when they opened as Blu now needed his clutch slave cylinder replaced, it was old and had started leaking from the pressure of … Continue reading Red Rock Beauties
April 10 Materanka - The Devils Marbles We pulled out of Materanka a bit later than planned and feeling pretty tired after waking to a vomiting daughter at 2:30am, then having to deal with the cleanup and washing her sleeping bag before we could go anywhere (She didn't even have time to get out of bed … Continue reading 100 Days to Alice
April 9 Zach's Birthday! Kakadu - Materanka This morning I woke up very excited for the fun I would have today. I saw a Z shaped light surrounded by presents and some beautiful bunting that Mummy had made me hanging above my bed. I dozed for a while until Clarissa jumped on me. Then we … Continue reading Birthday in the Bush
March 7 Darwin - Litchfield National Park Yay! After a week in one place, we were finally back on the road. It was hot again so we hurried to pack down to enjoy the cool air conditioning. We had a few last supplies to pick up. Thinking this would be easy was a silly thought. The … Continue reading Waterfalls and Wilderness
It is with much excitment that I write this post as it brings us up completely to date! Yay! March 29 Daly Waters - Materanka - Darwin It was with great anticipation that we packed up camp at Daly...it was our last big drive day for a while! About an hour into our journey we … Continue reading The Land of the Never Never
March 26 Georgetown - Normanton - Burke & Wills Roadhouse The one good thing about waking up in the car is that it makes getting on the road really easy! A quick toilet and a bite of breakfast and we were on our way. We paused at the Undara Lava Tubes, however, their morning tours … Continue reading Curveballs and Straight Roads
March 23 Townsville - Paronella Park Rain. So much rain. We had been listening to the rain all night and it showed no sign of easing this morning. We packed as much as we could then waited for a slight break to drop the tent. We waved farewell to Townsville and headed north. A brief … Continue reading Tropical Rain with a Chance of Cyclone.