Category Archives: Out and About

The holiday has begun …

Now that the big driving is over for now, that means the holiday has begun. For us, that meant a day of doing not much of anything, starting with a sleep in until lunchtime then heading down after a cooked … Continue reading

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It is a soaking we will go …

We woke up at Renner Springs this morning with some strong winds. This would normally mean not a good day for towing but they were tending to be tail winds so that was going to save some fuel. It was … Continue reading

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30C – now we are talking …

Not a real rush to get going today with another relatively easy drive of 680kms. We were originally going to stop at Banka Banka Station but kept going to Renner Springs Tourist Inn to catchup with Robin and Louise who … Continue reading

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We have made it to the Northern Territory …

It was still warm enough for shorts this morning and the thongs were on as well. You can get used to this. A smaller drive today with only 690kms to Alice Springs. We left around 9am again after filling up … Continue reading

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Time to break out the shorts … well nearly

In a couple of days’ time we were supposed to be on our way to Alaska, British Columbia and Washington State, but COVID-19 put an end to that idea. A good alternative was to head to Northern Territory and Queensland … Continue reading

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Another Geocaching Milestone …

With Garry having completed his 14 day quarantine at the Burra Showground, I met up with him at the mighty metropolis of Maggea in the Mallee. This looks to have been an old railway siding with what might have been … Continue reading

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The Taj needs a shakedown …

With a big trip planned next week, my 4 day break between shifts was a good opportunity to do a shakedown on the Taj to make sure everything was working. The first night was up to the block at Sedan … Continue reading

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A Bloody Cold Day for some Geocaching …

Had a phone call from Bill Griggs earlier in the week to see if I was up for a challenge to find 52 unpublished caches in the Kuitpo Forest. Sounded like a fun challenge and it was decided that an … Continue reading

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Is that Cluck Norris …

It was a relatively easy drive today from Coober Pedy, across the border into Northern Territory, stopping at Kulgera before calling it quits at Erldunda. A drive of 487 kilometres. There was a lot of traffic turning into the Lassetter … Continue reading

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When in Coober Pedy …

It has taken a couple of days but I have made it from the Bend to Coober Pedy. There is not a lot to do in Coober Pedy when you are just travelling through but having a local pizza is … Continue reading

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