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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: 369 
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: 252 
Preparing the pizzas

Man vs Wild @ Ningaloo - Part 4

Sunday - 12th - It rained. Cold and blustery. Never been so cold. Put on all our layers. 4 tops (2 of which were thermals) plus windstopper jacket 2 beanies a scarf and ...
Created: 12 Jul 2015 00:00  BlogID: 6663  Views: 238 
David & Leah heading out towards the channel

Man vs Wild @ Ningaloo - Part 3

Fri 10th - seemed a little less windy and David wanted to morning fish so 9am headed out with Leah. Winds still offshore and building I think......
Created: 10 Jul 2015 00:00  BlogID: 6662  Views: 220 
Kite Surfers

Man vs Wild @ Ningaloo - Part 2

Sun 5th - more setup today and general resting. David is in no rush to launch the boat just yet. We enjoyed watching as 3 young boys went kite surfing in front of our camp - ...
Created: 05 Jul 2015 00:00  BlogID: 6661  Views: 238 
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Ningaloo here we come!

Packing at the last minute sucks! We had planned/hoped to get away at 3am to get a really good start on the drive....
Created: 04 Jul 2015 00:50  BlogID: 6617  Views: 503 
Doing time on the highway

Man vs Wild @ Ningaloo - Part 1

Fri 3rd - left home (Perth) @6:45 am. Had hoped to leave at 3am but was still packing at 2am so that wasn't going to happen....
Created: 03 Jul 2015 00:00  BlogID: 6657  Views: 153 
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Ningaloo Dreaming

Oh I remember this job getting the gear out and working out what works and what doesn't. What a week, we had to spend a large sum of dough on the boat - new manifold ...
Created: 27 Jun 2015 08:09  BlogID: 6585  Views: 308 
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Penguin Island

Penguin Island near Rockingham just south of Perth. We decided to spend some time investigating local sites over the school holidays and Penguin Island was on the list for ...
Created: 14 Apr 2015 01:43  BlogID: 6413  Views: 183 
ExplorOz Wheel Cover

Latest Wheel Cover

Here is a snap of the new ExplorOz wheel cover. Available in the ExplorOz shop. David Sent from my Samsung GALAXY S4
Created: 23 May 2014 09:20  BlogID: 5891  Views: 851 
The 3 camel herd

Found: A camel with no hump

Out in the Great Victoria Desert, we encountered a section of significant fireburn - probably about 18months old. Within this section,...
Created: 27 Aug 2013 02:46  BlogID: 5279  Views: 3453 
1st camp Emu Rock

A photographic summary of our Maralinga Mystery Tour

As this blog has no text (other than this sentence) it shows images from our recent trip from Perth to Maralinga and back. [gi]83
Created: 26 Aug 2013 05:57  BlogID: 5278  Views: 2312 
Funny!

Day 16 Breakaways to Home (Perth)

We were so thankful that we'd got through the night without getting any rain. To wake up in such a lovely camp was the perfect ending to a wonderful adventurous trip....
Created: 23 Aug 2013 02:03  BlogID: 5269  Views: 1476 
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Day 15 Eucla to Breakaways

It wasn't such a bad camp in the rest area but it was cold. The best part was shifting to WA time & getting a 6:30am camp departure!...
Created: 17 Aug 2013 09:00  BlogID: 5259  Views: 1321 
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Day 14 Old Eyre Highway

Ahhh... our first sleep-in! But a few spits of rain & some wind made us hurry along. It was a great day for driving but we still explored some tracks & found more ruins & ...
Created: 16 Aug 2013 08:30  BlogID: 5258  Views: 1788 
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Day 13 Cook & Knowles Cave

This morning we had some more good dune country to travel so we took some GoPro footage from the top of our sand flagpole....
Created: 15 Aug 2013 07:30  BlogID: 5257  Views: 1442 
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Day 12 More B.M.R. Roads

Today the kids begged for the last of the bacon. We have a family fav that works well for a camp breakfast - fried eggs & bacon in a wrap with fresh avocado....
Created: 14 Aug 2013 07:20  BlogID: 5256  Views: 1131 
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Day 11 B.M.R. Roads

Thanks to Stephen's advanced planning & arrangements with Robin, we had permission to use closed BMR tracks south of the Anne Beadell Highway. Unfortunately,...
Created: 13 Aug 2013 06:00  BlogID: 5255  Views: 1610 
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Day 10 Emu & Anne Beadell Hwy

We continued to backtrack today and made our way to Camera Site C & the heavily corrugated track towards Emu although we opted to pick up an alternate track that could not have ...
Created: 12 Aug 2013 07:00  BlogID: 5244  Views: 1254 
300 Mile Peg

Day 9 Emu Area & Dingo Claypan

Today we departed from the clay pan and headed out to Camera Site C. This site is the location of the videos seen on DVD where the personnel turned and watched the mushroom ...
Created: 11 Aug 2013 09:05  BlogID: 5254  Views: 1534 
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Day 8 Emu

Today we made it to Emu after looking at some rock formations and travelling the remaining distance to Emu. Upon arrival we setup camp and Leah (coaxed by Stephen) push me ...
Created: 10 Aug 2013 10:50  BlogID: 5242  Views: 1088 
Len Beadell Tree

Day 7 Maralinga to Emu

Today was the start of the exploration around the larger SA area. Robin's wife Della was transferred from Ceduna hospital to Adelaide (suspected pneumonia)....
Created: 09 Aug 2013 10:41  BlogID: 5243  Views: 1310 
Robin at Roadside Village

Day 5 & 6 - Maralinga

On these two days we toured around the village, airstrip and then onto the Forward Area. The Forward Area is where the actual tests were carried out....
Created: 08 Aug 2013 05:26  BlogID: 5230  Views: 1400 
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Day 4 Border Village to Maralinga

Today started on the tar just east of border village and we headed towards Nullabor Roadhouse. The tar trip was made a little more fun with a few stops at the Bight lookouts we ...
Created: 06 Aug 2013 07:10  BlogID: 5229  Views: 1451 
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Day 3 - Just East of Eucla

Today for me started with a 5.4km run and hot shower from the car (twine). We left at 8:30am and finished the Overland Telegraph Line it was ok going though there were several ...
Created: 05 Aug 2013 10:18  BlogID: 5215  Views: 1477 
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