Author Archives: Scott

Coat of Arms time …

It was a Australian Coat of Arms type of day with plenty of kangaroos and emus along the way with the living out numbering the roadkill for a change.   An easy day travelling from Cunnamulla to Charleville. It only … Continue reading

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Back of Bourke …

A big 400 kilometre session of roadkill slalom. Todays travel took me from Cobar through Bourke in New South Wales finishing up at Cunnamulla in Queensland. The amount of roadkill was amazing with something every 100 metres or so.   … Continue reading

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Thar’s Gold in them Hills …

A day of exploring Cobar using geocaching as my guide. There is more to Cobar than a town out in the middle of nowhere. It has a history of copper and gold mining dating back to the 1800’s and in fact the … Continue reading

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Time for roadkill slalom …

Another travel day with 460 kilometres from Broken Hill to Cobar. This section particularly between Wilcannia to Cobar was some of the roughest bitumen roads so far.   Once again it showed that the drought was affecting the region with … Continue reading

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Look out for the goats …

A travel day today heading from Mildura to Broken Hill, a trip of 300 kilometres. Not all that far but it still took 5 hours with stops for geocaches along the way.   The drought was very evident half way … Continue reading

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Some River caching …

By the time I had woken up, Garry was busy doing caravan park stuff and Deb was at work in town.   Today was a geocaching day around Mildura. The weather was very changeable, depending on where I was. On … Continue reading

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Time to get some warm weather …

Having been back home for just over a month and only at work for a couple of weeks due to my knee injury and surgery, I was getting itchy feet again for travel. The cold weather didn’t convince me that … Continue reading

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No wind today …

It was too early to head home, and with the wind long gone, we headed through the Southern Flinders to the Clare Valley. My knee was still pretty sore and I wasnt up for a lot of walking but we … Continue reading

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It’s bloody windy …

After being buffeted all night, the wind was still blowing. We packed up and drove the 3 kilometres to Augusta Caravan & Campers on three wheels, to get the repairs done.   Bridgestone were across the road so that was … Continue reading

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What are the chances of that …

After going through some plans, I had decided on strapping up the axle with the missing wheel and driving on 3 wheels into Marree to see if we could get repairs done there. I also dropped the water from the … Continue reading

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