The Journey Begins – 8 Nov 2018
2 days to go
On the road
Arrived at Lawn Hill
Day 2 Lawn Hill Gorge
Lawn Hill Gorge- Nov 16
A quiet day around camp
What do we see on the road?
Last day at Adels Grove
Wild-life & extra day at Adels Grove
Extra day at Adel’s Grove
NOV 11 On the road to Karumba
What we saw on the road Lawn Hill Gorge to Karumba on the gulf of Carpentaria
Birds at Karumba, Mutton Hole Wetlands and on the way to Winton
Last day at Karumba
Karumba to Winton via Julia Creek
Julia Creek to Winton
Winton and the dinosaurs
Salvator Rosa Side Trip
Blackall continued then on to Tambo
Taroom to Isla Gorge lunch- Biloela Motel-Mt Larcom Climb to Agnes Water and Town of 1770. Lady Musgrave Island.
Mon Repos Turtle Centre
To Noosa, then on to the Big Smoke
The Scenic Rim and Mt Maroon
The Scenic Rim continued
Mt Maroon to Texas QLD then Bingara NSW to Tamworth for Xmas.
Home and Away
On the road again and heading south to the Alps
Austinmer then to the Snowy Mountains
Kozciuszko National Park
Blue Waterholes and Nicole and Clarke Gorges.
Yarrangobilly Caves and Long Plains Hut
Long Plain camp site and Gooandra Homestead
Brumbies of Kosciuszko North National Park
Back to the coast via Dalgety
Getting ready for 5G
The Sapphire Coast- Eden
For my Medical and Nursing friends and others who like a bit of gore!
Cape Conran and on to Omeo
Omeo- heading back to the Alps
Around Albury, then up to Lake Cobbler
Lake Tali Karng
Yackandandah, Beechworth and Bright Victoria.
Mt Bogong- Victoria’s highest mountain
BIRD NUMBER 200!
Glenrowan and Ned Kelly
Turquoise Parrot- a good news story!
Mt Stirling-Mt Buller region
Mt Buller summit
Howqua Valley Historic Area
Bonnie Doon- Oh the serenity!
Yea for lunch.
Heading to the coast
Mt Gambier area
On the way to Port Fairy Folk Festival
Port Fairy Folk Festival
Birds of Port Fairy
Bool Lagoon Game Reserve and Bourne’s Bird Museum
Naracoorte Caves World Heritage Site
Robe, South Australia
South West Field Day- Lucindale
Cockatoo lake free camp horror
Martindale Hall- Grand Heritage House, Mintaro South Australia
The crossing of Goyder’s line and Warren Gorge
Gladstone Gaol, Bartagunyah and Booleroo Steam and Traction Museum
Art work on the road.
Dutchman’s Stern circuit walk- Quorn
Quorn and Pichi Richi Railway
The story of Johann Friedrich Herbig- A German- Australian story
Heading to the Northern Flinders ranges and Wilpena Pound
Flinders Ranges- Bunyeroo Valley loop and Brachina Gorge
Planes, Rockets, Pounds and Peaks
Blinman mine and west to Parachilna
Port Augusta catch up day
Birds of the Flinders Ranges
Heading for the hills
Lake Gairdner to Kingoonya
Coober Pedy-Australia’s Opal Capital
Lake Eyre from the air
Dalhousie Springs and Simpson Desert
Old Andado and Molly Clark
Mac Clark Reserve-Acacia Peuce Trees
A Town called Alice
West MacDonnell Ranges
Bird number 250
Redbank Gorge and Mt Sonder
Kings Canyon and Kathleen Springs
Kedron repairs in Alice Springs
Hanging out in Alice
Mt Giles Overnight Walk
Heading further north for some warmth.
Savannah Way loop and our very favourite campsite of the trip!
Birds along the Savanna Way
Limmen National Park
Ngukurr Aboriginal Community visit
West to the land of the Never Never
Edith Falls- full of birds,swims,friends and fires!
The Mighty Victoria River
Zebra Rock Mine, Ord Dam and Lake Argyle
Ord River Canoe Trip with Maka at gowild.com.au
Purnululu and Warmun
Marlgu Billabong and the scientists secret finch spot near Wyndham
Wyndham and Barramundi fishing with Mick the Crocodile hunter
So long Wyndham, thanks for all the finches.
Gibb River Rd
Mitchell (helicopter) Falls
Kulumburu Rd Munurru Camp and cultural sites
Kalumburu and Sunset Beach
Over the range tyre and mechanical repairs- Gibb River Road
Mornington Wildlife Sanctuary and the Australian Wildlife Conservancy
Mornington Wildlife Sanctuary-The dawn bird tour with the ecologist.
Plan B (it’s amazing how much damage a worn shock absorber can do).
Derby during the Boab Festival
Pender Bay on the Dampier Peninsula
Beagle Bay- Dampier Penninsula
Watching the earth turn away from the sun in Broome
Broome’s northern beaches
Broome Bird Observatory
Willie Creek Pearl Farm Tour
Barn Hill and Eighty Mile Beach
Leaving the Kimberly for the Pilbara
Karijini National Park – Dales Gorge and Mt Meharry
More Karijini Gorges then on to Millstream Chichester National Park
Pilbara coast- Cossack historic town
Dampier and Red Dog
Warning: Don’t buy a Toyota Prado to travel in remote Australia
Exmouth and Ningaloo Reef
Ningaloo Reef Whale swimming
Cape Range National Park and Ningaloo Marine Park
Navy Pier Dive
Ukhahlamba – Barrier of Spears
Kruger National Park and 115 new birds!
Shark Bay- Gutharraguda meaning “Two Waters”. Another World Heritage area.
The dolphins of Monkey Mia
Shark Bay and Francois Peron National Park
Denham on Shark Bay and the worst Naval Battle in Australia’s history.
The Batavia- one of the most interesting shipwrecks of all time!
Five days in the Abrolhos Islands on the Eco Abrolhos boat
Heading outback again
Gwalia Ghost Town
Lake Ballard and Sir Antony Gormley’s ‘Inside Australia’ exhibit. Australia’s largest outdoor Art gallery.
Kalgoorlie and the Super Pit
Eyre Bird Observatory
The rush across the Nullarbor