Category Archives: 4WDing

Finally the Painted Desert …

Woohoo – It has taken 5 years but I have finally beaten the weather even if it is probably only by one day. For the last five trips to Darwin for the Supercars, I have been trying to get out … Continue reading

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Not too much water in William Creek but there is cold beer …

Not as cool this morning with temps around 4C and no ice on the car. After connecting everything up, there was no signal from the caravan camera so after some quick soldering I was on the road again.   A … Continue reading

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Lets go Rallying …

First day for the Rally of the Heartland and wow was it cold. It must have gone below zero overnight as there was ice on the car. It was still only 1C when we got going at 0730.   The … Continue reading

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Looks like there is a Rally in town …

There was no wondering if there was a Rally in town this weekend with the burble of Rally cars driving the street at the edge of the Caravan Park.   First thing on the agenda was a Geocaching Breakfast at … Continue reading

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Done with working for 2 months …

With my last night shift behind me and the preliminary work for the Rally of the Heartland complete, it was time to hitch up the Taj and start on this years adventure.   I have two months off work with … Continue reading

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The Hills are alive …

The weather was a lot better today so it was time to head to Mt Hotham. This is the first time back to here after about 25 years. Our previous visit was during winter when there was a whiteout, the … Continue reading

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There used to be gold in thar hills…

The weather was looking bleak so we decided to do some tracks around Dargo rather than head north to Hotham where we wanted to see the views. It was a good choice as there was heavy fog and misty rain … Continue reading

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Are you going to send it down Huey …

With the threat of rain today, we wanted to be packed up and out of our camp before the roads got too wet as the tracks in both directions looked like they would be slippery when wet.   Our packing … Continue reading

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One last try for the Murray …

There was one last track we could try to get to the Murray source and on Chris’s map it showed some extreme sections. We would probably not get through but we were willing to give it a try to see … Continue reading

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Where is that pesky Murray …

Looking at the map, there were a few options to get to the source of the Murray. The first option was just up the road on a track called Cowombat Flat Track. We followed it in and proceeded on a … Continue reading

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