The Dampier Peninsula

The Dampier Peninsula or Ardi as the Traditional Owners know it, has the red carpet out in unique style.  The area is north east of Broome over what used to be 220km of a dusty red sand track ideally suitable for 4 wheel drive vehicles only, “unless...

7 June 2018

The Gibb River Road

Ten days on the Gibb River Road is not nearly enough to see all that this 660km 4WD route has to offer.  This was our second crossing and on this occasion we visited some favourite places from the first trip and several new ones that will now be...

27 May 2018

The Great Escape

  The vigorous hand-shake from Skipper Dan once the helicopter touched down on the top-deck helipad was firm and welcoming.  His next comment, “We are going to set some crab pots, do you want to come?” set the tone for an action...

14 May 2018

The Art and Science of choosing a Camp Site

One of the most challenging aspects of a camping journey is choosing an appropriate camp location and then campsite.  The longer the intended stay in any one location the more critical the exercise becomes.  Having now been on the road...

2 May 2018

The Road Less Travelled

Sometimes things happen for a reason.     After two nights camped on green lawn under shady trees at the G’Day Mate Caravan Park in Alice Springs, our plan was to head north and turn left onto the Buchanan Highway to take a short cut...

27 April 2018
Bush Camp

Home to the Border

All sailors know that leaving port on a Friday is not a good idea, so to leave on a five month camping adventure on Friday 13th was always going to be asking for trouble.   Fortunately for us, trouble just came in the form of some wild weather.     Travelling...

19 April 2018

The Shake Down

25 March 2018