Category Archives: WA NT Trip 2016

Long time between Geocache stops …

Once again we awoke and the caravan was fairly deserted as most of the grey nomads had already hit the road, gee the sound deadening qualities of this caravan are good. Just as we left the caravan park, I received … Continue reading

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Soaking in the morning – this is what it is all about …

There is nothing quite like an early morning swim at Mataranka. While Jenny kept sleeping, I headed down for a morning soak. With the steam rising off the pool, it was too good to get out and pack up the … Continue reading

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Time to get down to some serious soaking …

This morning, the big thing was to move from our unpowered to a powered site which meant that we needed for those moving out to vacate their sites. Well that wasn’t a huge issue as by the time we woke … Continue reading

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Finally have made it to the Northern Territory …

Well is has taken 3 weeks and 7000 kilometres but we have made it to the Northern Territory or at least to the border and with that we lost 1 ½ hours as we also moved into the Central time … Continue reading

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Now that is a big dam …

Today was all about water and lots of it. This morning we made the drive to Lake Argyle on the Ord River. It is an impressive dam and lake but you could tell the water level was down a bit … Continue reading

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Another big drive …

It was not our biggest drive but was not far off it with a distance of 650 kilometres to travel from Fitzroy Crossing through to Kununurra. So it was up early to get on the road but not too early. … Continue reading

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Jabba the Hutt is everywhere …

A pretty cruisey day today with a 400 kilometre drive to Fitzroy Crossing from Broome. The weather was perfect – not too hot and not too cold and a slight breeze. Apart from the road, there were a lot more … Continue reading

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Don’t get blown away …

It was definitely a good decision to have an extra day in Broome but it was more by good luck than good judgement. We awoke to gusting winds up to 50 kph and it continued for most of the day … Continue reading

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Starting to feel some warmth …

Today was a big travel day with 600 kilometres to our camp at Broome tonight. Before leaving Port Hedland, we did a quick “mainy” to see the sights of the Port. It very much is a port that moves a … Continue reading

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What sort of fuel economy do you call that …

After last night, today was totally different. It was still overcast but the cloud base was very high so no rain however there was some wind – head wind in the morning then a tail wind in the afternoon. A … Continue reading

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