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Tasmania: West Coast - Day 9
After all our fuss about wanting to escape from the bad weather, we scored an absolutely perfect day in Strahan for our river cruise. The sea was very calm,...
Created: 02 Jan 2005 14:00
Tasmania: West Coast - Day 8
Although it had been a very wet night, the moss covering the ground at our camp was mostly dry which meant we didn't have any mud to worry about. We lifted camp again,...
Created: 01 Jan 2005 14:00
Tasmania: West Coast - Day 7
This page details days 7 - 12 on Tasmania's west coast from Arthur River to Hobart including the Sandy Cape Track, Western Wanderer Rd,...
Created: 31 Dec 2004 14:00
Tasmania: Northern Central - Day 6
After lifting camp this morning we continued along to the Big Tree and Dip Falls using Rabalga Rd and crossing the Black River....
Created: 31 Dec 2004 00:08
Tasmania: Northern Central - Day 5
We woke to a misty cool morning and needed to wait for the sun to hit our grove to dry the swags and tents. It was my turn to see the canyon so I took my girls for the walk,...
Created: 30 Dec 2004 00:07
Tasmania: Northern Central - Day 4
Maybe my theory about the cold isn't the only reason for Chardae's unsettled nights. Last night was at least double the temperature of the night before but she still had me up ...
Created: 29 Dec 2004 00:07
Tasmania: Northern Central - Day 3
We didn't have a lot of luck keeping any wood dry enough to use for the morning so we settled for cereal for breakfast and accepted a hot plunger coffee prepared on the gas ...
Created: 28 Dec 2004 00:06
Tasmania: Northern Central - Day 2
The crossing of Bass Strait was fairly uneventful, even though the rest of the world was waking to news of the devastating effects of a Tsunami....
Created: 27 Dec 2004 00:05
Tasmania: Northern Central - Day 1
This entry covers our first 5 days in Tasmania's north from Devonport to Arthur River via Cradle Valley, King Solomon Cave, Devils Gullet, Borradaile Plains, Lemonthyme,...
Created: 26 Dec 2004 03:30
Peterborough - Sydney - Day 7
We departed fresh and ready for an easy 314km highway drive into Sydney via the Great Western Highway and M2 to stay with family in Cromer on the Northern Beaches,...
Created: 24 Dec 2004 00:20
Peterborough - Sydney - Day 6
Not happy!#%* I had a terrible time trying to get the kids to bed last night. Chardae was screaming as I tried to put Leah to bed and soon I had both kids crying in chorus and ...
Created: 23 Dec 2004 00:19
Peterborough - Sydney - Day 5
After our late night, we did surprisingly well to depart promptly and we were very thankful for a wonderful hearty breakfast spread prepared for us too....
Created: 22 Dec 2004 03:20
Perth - Peterborough - Day 4
We enjoyed a more relaxed morning with time allocated to exploring behind the dunes and lakes in the nearby Chadinga Conservation Reserve before heading back to the highway....
Created: 21 Dec 2004 00:16
Perth - Peterborough - Day 3
Departed camp 8.15am. Arrived Mundrabilla roadhouse at 10am expecting to see the animals but their gravesites are all that remain!...
Created: 20 Dec 2004 00:16
Perth - Peterborough - Day 2
My day begun as I expected with a midnight call for breast milk at 12.30am. (Note, you will see from the photos that David and I sleep in a swag outside the tent so when I get ...
Created: 19 Dec 2004 00:15
Perth - Peterborough - Day 1
Success! It's taken us 4 years of trip departures to finally manage to execute a hassle-free (and on time) trip departure....
Created: 18 Dec 2004 03:15
Tasmania Trip Overview
Our intention this year was to have a 4WD holiday in Tasmania. It seemed fairly obvious to us that due to the climate, summer would be the ideal time of year to visit....
Created: 18 Dec 2004 03:08
Canning Stock Route Day 19 - Billiluna to Halls Creek
Day 19 - Monday 21st July
Start - Billiluna
Stop - Halls Creek
Everyone woke early and packed up the quickest I've ever seen. Finally,...
Created: 20 Jul 2003 14:00
Canning Stock Route Day 18 - Breaden Pool to Billiluna
Day 18 - Sunday 20th July
Start - Breaden Pool
Stop - Billiluna
Trip Odometer - 265km
Stopped time - 1 hr 16min
Moving average - 34km/hr
Moving time - 7 hr 48
Max speed ...
Created: 19 Jul 2003 14:00
Canning Stock Route Day 17 - Well 45 to Breaden Pool
Day 17 - Saturday 19th July
Start - Well 45
Stop - Breaden Pool
We were able to take the direct track from Well 45 - 46 even though the track was totally flooded in a ...
Created: 18 Jul 2003 14:00
Canning Stock Route Day 16 - Well 41 to Well 45
Day 16 - Friday 18th July
Start - Well 41
Stop - Well 45
Trip Odometer - (day 15 and 16 combined)
Stopped time - 7 hrs 25min
Moving average - 32....
Created: 17 Jul 2003 14:00
Canning Stock Route Day 15 - Well 37 to Well 41
Day 15 - Thursday 17th July
Start - Well 37
Stop - Well 41
Just a few km past the camp we came into the site of Well 37....
Created: 16 Jul 2003 14:00
Canning Stock Route Day 14 - Well 33 to Well 37
Day 14 - Wednesday 16th July
Start - Well 33
Stop - Well 37
Trip Odometer - 256.9km
Stopped time - 6 hr 5mins
Moving average - 31....
Created: 15 Jul 2003 14:00
Canning Stock Route Day 13 - Well 29/Thring Rock to Well 33
Day 13 - Tuesday 15th July
Start - Well 29/Thring Rock
Stop - Well 33
Group departure much later than our usual getaway, with one vehicle somehow squeezing 6 people,...
Created: 14 Jul 2003 14:00
Canning Stock Route Day 12 - Well 24 to Well 29/Thring Rock
Day 12 - Monday 14th July
Start - Well 24
Stop - Well 29/Thring Rock
Trip Odometer - 157.8km
Stopped time - 2 hr 15mins
Moving average - 34....
Created: 13 Jul 2003 14:00