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Around the Camp-Fire

A Yarn around the Camp Fire – In the Australian Outback

Member: The Landy  
Photos and story: Baz – The Landy “A Yarn Around the Camp Fire – in the Australian Outback” is an opportunity for you to take a front-seat ride in “The Landy” as it ...
Created: 29 Jul 2015 07:09  BlogID: 6646  Views: 682 
Warroora Station

Perth to Cape Leveque

Member: Hugh D (WA)  
Day One 4th July Perth to Carnarvon 900km 9 Hrs With an early start, 0730, we made good progress heading north. The traffic was OK so a stop at Ragans Ford for a late ...
Created: 29 Jul 2015 06:39  BlogID: 6678  Views: 37 

Day 1 Melbourne to Gawler

Member: Member - Kippae  
Amazingly we made the planned sharp start at 7 am to beat the Melbourne peak hour. It was a long day in the car past the Grampians and finally into the Adelaide hills via lots ...
Created: 28 Jul 2015 13:19  BlogID: 6677  Views: 82 
From the front

Day 29 to 34 of our Big Trip of the Simpson and now the ...

Member: Member - Matwil  
Day 29 Well the damper yesterday did not work out as I had the coals in the fire turned up too high. The outside was charcoal but the inside was still salvageable,...
Created: 28 Jul 2015 06:02  BlogID: 6676  Views: 177 
Paraburdoo's haul truck

2015 East to West - The Indian Ocean at last

Member: Navigator 1 (NSW)  
Monday 6th July – 16th July Our final leg to the Indian Ocean commenced ….. From Tom Price we took the loop down to Paraburdoo, another Rio Tinto mining town....
Created: 28 Jul 2015 02:11  BlogID: 6675  Views: 191 
The mountains of central Tasmania can be very cold

With cold snaps across much of Australia, how do you keep ...

Member: Motherhen  
Too many risks are taking knowingly or unknowingly. There have been way to many deaths and close calls recently from carbon monoxide poisoning....
Created: 26 Jul 2015 13:54  BlogID: 6674  Views: 276 
Wow, this is BIG!

Newman to Tom Price

Member: Navigator 1 (NSW)  
June 17th – June 28th From our hillside campsite we went to the nearby Ophthalmia Dam for breakfast. Camping was not allowed at the dam....
Created: 24 Jul 2015 23:20  BlogID: 6673  Views: 374 

Healesville Sanctuary

Member: Member - Kippae  
Just had a lovely day at Healsville Sanctuary - beautiful weather and not too busy. Highlight was the Spirit of the Sky show where the birds of prey swoop so close that you can ...
Created: 23 Jul 2015 07:55  BlogID: 6670  Views: 164 
Pentecost River Crossing

Adelaide to Kimberley week 9 - bitumen again!

Adelaide to Kimberley week 9 – bitumen again! Monday 13th July What a windy night! Poor old tent poles creaked and groaned all night. We were able to sleep in (joy!...
Created: 22 Jul 2015 09:03  BlogID: 6669  Views: 258 
Tibooburra camp site

Day 28 of our Big Trip of the Simpson and now the Flinders ...

Member: Member - Matwil  
Today we are in Tibooburra. Up early again as it rained during the night but is was not much. After breakfast Louise wanted to visit the Local Aboriginal Land Council as they ...
Created: 22 Jul 2015 07:19  BlogID: 6668  Views: 202 
Kippae trip route

Kippae Road Trip to WA

Member: Member - Kippae  
Family trip from Melbourne to Perth via Broome
Created: 22 Jul 2015 05:50  BlogID: 6667  Views: 155 
The Landy

What's in a Name (Hey?)

Member: The Landy  
Seriously, who would call themselves “The Landy”? Someone challenged me on this just the other day and it is quite simple really… “The Landy” came about as a ...
Created: 22 Jul 2015 02:55  BlogID: 6664  Views: 151 
The Blazed Tree

Day 27 of our Big Trip of the Simpson and now the Flinders ...

Member: Member - Matwil  
We woke up early and took some more photographs at sunrise of the ruins at Maliprinka. Last night we went up to the pub and for a town of 15 people it was rocking....
Created: 21 Jul 2015 06:21  BlogID: 6660  Views: 163 

Day 25 & 26 of our Big Trip of the Simpson and now the ...

Member: Member - Matwil  
Day 25 We were up early after packing most of the truck the night before. I had rung the man who runs the cultural tours at Mutawintji and he confirmed that they were running ...
Created: 21 Jul 2015 05:28  BlogID: 6659  Views: 197 
Finke Gorge lookout

Palm Valley and Finke Gorge

Member: Member - owen D2  
last time we ventured into palm Valley we found the track a bit too soft for Teena's motor home, so we returned to Glen Helen station and camped there....
Created: 21 Jul 2015 03:54  BlogID: 6656  Views: 137 
Mt Conner

Uluru to Alice springs

Member: Member - owen D2  
we traveled thru from Kings Canyon past Mt Conner , specko, tried to book a tour at Curtin Springs and dinner for the Friday night but no luck booked out,...
Created: 18 Jul 2015 06:38  BlogID: 6655  Views: 247 
Sunrise over our camp

Man vs Wild @ Ningaloo - Part 6

Sat 18th - awoke predawn and took a few pics before beginning to pull down the big camp. Rob and Chicka popped over a few times for a chat and lent a hand when it came time to ...
Created: 18 Jul 2015 00:00  BlogID: 6666  Views: 278 
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Day 24 of our Big Trip of the Simpson and now the Flinders ...

Member: Member - Matwil  
Well we woke up this morning to a lovely blue sky and things were looking good for about 1 hour. Then the clouds rolled in again and the temperature dropped and the wind was ...
Created: 17 Jul 2015 11:04  BlogID: 6654  Views: 250 
Tony's Car

Fussell Family Simpson Adventure - Wrap up

Member: Member - Tony&Jac  
It's been a bit over a week since we came home, and I thought I'd wrap up our trip Best Camping: In the dunes of the Simpson desert....
Created: 17 Jul 2015 03:38  BlogID: 6652  Views: 286 
Simpson Desert

The Simpson Desert - Winter Travel Feature

The Simpson Desert is the common name given to the area between Birdsville in the South West Corner of Queensland to Dalhousie Springs in the far north of South Australia near ...
Created: 16 Jul 2015 09:03  BlogID: 6651  Views: 793 
Clive being taken away

Day 21 to 23 of our Big Trip of the Simpson and now the ...

Member: Member - Matwil  
Well we are now into our 6th day in Broken Hill and the weather is freezing. 1 degree last night but a wind chill of minus 4....
Created: 16 Jul 2015 06:24  BlogID: 6650  Views: 315 
West from Well 33

2015 Blog 4 Our long awaited trip to Rudall River NP

Member: Navigator 1 (NSW)  
June 9th – June 16th After 2 nights at Well 33 with MOG 500 we continued west and they continued north on the Canning. To this point we had travelled 5,...
Created: 15 Jul 2015 11:33  BlogID: 6648  Views: 358 
David taught the girls how to chop wood

Man vs Wild @ Ningaloo - Part 5

Wed 15th - and still the weather is poor but there is promise of improvement this afternoon. Sun is out but windy and cold enough for jackets....
Created: 15 Jul 2015 00:00  BlogID: 6665  Views: 176 
Outback Australia

Red Sand and Blue Skies - A Trip to the Western Deserts

Member: The Landy  
Story & photos: Baz – The Landy I’m less than a couple of weeks away from departing for the desert areas of Central and Western Australia to travel into some of the most ...
Created: 14 Jul 2015 21:51  BlogID: 6645  Views: 299 
start of Ormiston Gorge

West MacDonnell ranges thru to Kings Canyon

Member: Member - owen D2  
this part of the world is just so spectacular, we headed out of Alice Springs with the plan to go to palm Valley and park up there as a base to see the rest,...
Created: 13 Jul 2015 23:46  BlogID: 6644  Views: 324 
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