Winton to long reach
Man is it cold overnight. The temperature is low enough for frost to been seen.
Neither of us wants to get out of bed....
Created: 04 Jul 2012 16:12
A few to catch up on - June 4th week
23/6 bitter springs to boroloola . then 24/6 Borroloola to kingfisher camp.
We head towards Lorne Hill National park, tracking along the Natione Highway Number one....
Created: 04 Jul 2012 15:44
A few to catch up on... June week 3
16/6 A track of a different kind
it seems appropriate that on the same weekend that the V8 super cars are racing Gavern gets
roped in to help build a racing track for 4 ...
Created: 03 Jul 2012 21:00
A few to catch up - June Week 2
9/6 We're all invited to a wedding
Gavern drives to Hayes Creek to pick up Cameron & Anthony who have flown from Melbourne
to escape the terrible weather we keep hearing ...
Created: 03 Jul 2012 20:29
A catch up on some missing blog entries. June week 1
4th of June - To infinity and beyond
It's only a short trip across the border from Kununarra to Lake Argyle but we suddenly lose an hour and a half with the time change....
Created: 03 Jul 2012 20:07
An unusual moon experience - June 2nd
We catch up with Helen, Jeanette, Laura and Billy who have travelled from Darwin to Kununurra for
tonight's concert named because it coincides with the full moon,...
Created: 13 Jun 2012 10:20
Go the tigers - June 1st
We are camped next to a couple suffering from PPS (perfect parent syndrome) so decide that
the day is going to be spent away from the camp ground....
Created: 13 Jun 2012 10:18
May 31st - Kununurra
Not quite a happy birthday Jacqui who ended up in hospital and has her father restraining
her mother from jumping on the first plane back home....
Created: 13 Jun 2012 10:17
Diamonds might not be a girls best friend. May 30
During the muster there are 3 bus tours offered to the Argyle diamond mine at $100 a head.
Any other time of the year it's fly in from Kununarra at $500 a head....
Created: 13 Jun 2012 10:14
Hope we don't bungle this one - May 27
Who said the thermostat could be turned down overnight to 3 degrees. The only thing that
kept us warm was the doona which we kept trying to steal from each other....
Created: 13 Jun 2012 10:07
Decisions decisions decisions - May 26
We can't make up our mind whether to drive into the Pernululu
national park and camp there. It's 50 k's of often steep windy
track which we are advised will take approx 2 ...
Created: 03 Jun 2012 14:40
Washa Washa Washa cleana cleana cleana - May 25
It's time to clean half of the Gibb road from every single surface
inside and outside the car and trailer. We start at 9 am having spoken
to our daughter Jacqui who is ...
Created: 03 Jun 2012 14:36
We came we drove we conquered - May 24
It's finally time to leave the Gibb River road. We can categorically
say that we are gorged out. Gavern has had to replace the Anderson plug
as it somehow dislodged ...
Created: 03 Jun 2012 14:31
One of those days - May 23
During the night we awake to the sound of rustling and assume there's another mouse in
the tent. Gavern can't find anything and we eventually go back to sleep....
Created: 25 May 2012 15:11
A scone tastic time - May 22
We are up early for a 6.30 flight. Oh uh someone's being telling huge fibbies about how
much they weigh (refer to yesterdays entry) but we are able to take off so let's ...
Created: 25 May 2012 15:04
May 20th and 21st
20/5 Rest day
If you can call doing a huge pile of washing by hand, including the bedding followed by a
clean up of the car and camper then I suppose you could call it rest....
Created: 25 May 2012 15:01
So much for a romantic day - 19th of May
On our arrival yesterday we booked the exclusive use of Sir John gorge for the day. This
includes a picnic lunch and the use of 2 canoes situated along the gorge which allows ...
Created: 25 May 2012 13:50
18th of May - A delightful detour
We've decided to take the 90 km detour to the Mornington wilderness camp which at this
time of year is fairly easy to negotiate....
Created: 25 May 2012 13:46
From novice to expert in a day - May 17th
We are delighted to discover that the road to Bell gorge is open so head along the track.
It's not long before Gavern reaches his first river crossing....
Created: 25 May 2012 13:33
16 th of May - Itchy & Scratchy
Gavern is now covered in mosquito bites especially his forearms and being a bit of a sooky
la la he's complained all night....
Created: 25 May 2012 13:22
It's all right Gina help is on the way - May 15th
It's finally time to face the Gibb River road. I drive the first 100 k's as its
sealed road. At first its easy going but before long the road narrows requiring vehicles ...
Created: 25 May 2012 13:18
May 13th and 14th
13thof may Finding hidden treasures
Another hot night makes for grumpy campers in the morning. My day is brightened by messages
and calls from the kids for mothers day....
Created: 25 May 2012 13:10
May 11th and 12th -
11th of may - A new kind of stinger
In the morning we walk to the beach for our daily dose of coffee. As we reach the life
saving club there is a sign that says last irukanji ...
Created: 25 May 2012 13:03
it's Sarah Lee time. May 10th
Happy birthday Kevin
Layer upon layer of lotions and potions are now rubbed in. The new routine consists of a
shower and count of mosquito bites. Currently stands at 42....
Created: 10 May 2012 19:59
It's come back to bite me May 9th
Happy birthday Sally
Coral bay is experiencing an explosion of Mosquitos at present and they all seem attracted
Created: 10 May 2012 19:58