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.
March 20 Jericho - Ilfracombe - Longreach - Aramac - Torrens Creek With the storms having passed around us, we awoke to a dry and dusty campsite. We packed up quickly before the heat and headed out to Longreach very excited to visit the Qantas Founders Museum and see where the legend that is Qantas … Continue reading Planes, Plains and Storming Rains!
March 17 Burrum Heads - Bundaberg After a lovely nights sleep and no pack up this morning we enjoyed a yummy breakfast before heading to the beach for some shell collecting. It was already starting to warm up even though the rain had broken a bit of the heat. With an abundance of shells added … Continue reading Outback Wanderings
March 13 Gympie - Rainbow Beach - Fraser Island (Dilli Village) After a lovely, peaceful nights sleep we woke early and packed quickly. The children were highly motivated this morning as they were promised a final goodbye to the animals before we left. Much to Clarissa's disappointment the guinea pigs were still in hiding which I … Continue reading Our Island Getaway
March 9 Gold Coast - Brisbane - Beerwah With our Mission accomplished, it was time to pack up our tent, load up our trusty Blu and hit the road again! But first, it was back to Movie World, so that Zach could have one last fling on the big 3 coasters. With our … Continue reading A Trip Down Memory Lane
March 8 Movie World - Wet n Wild - Sea World So, with the theme parks well covered over our week on the Gold Coast, we decided to set ourselves a slightly crazy challenge as our last hurrah before hitting the road again... Our mission; to hit every open and included ride and slide at all … Continue reading Your Mission; Should You Choose To Accept It…
We arrived at Sea World with lots of excitement for what we might see today. I was looking forward to seeing all the animals, especially the dolphins. On the way to Penguin point (where we watched the fairy penguins being fed) we went past Ray Reef and patted the slimey manta rays. These were Zach's … Continue reading Adventures at Sea
The kids and I visited Paradise Country on Sunday afternoon while Adrian did something with Blu. It was really hot! We donned our cowboy hats and ventured into the farm themed park. The first stop was the baby animal nursery. Clarissa loved the baby pigs. They were cute its just a shame they don't stay … Continue reading It’s Hot in Paradise