Monthly Archives: April 2016

April 30.  A few days at Barn Hill

Stunning spot on the coast about 100ks short of Broome.  We spent a few lazy days here exploring the beach and not moving much during the day because it is too hot. And humid. Sweating again and the nights have … Continue reading

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April 26.  Escape from Port Hedland

  What a truly awful experience.  Camped in the car park with those monster trucks going by all night, every 3 minutes. Airplanes and finally horses. Hell on earth. But everyone we met was nice. Blokes wanted to pat the dog, … Continue reading

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April 25.  Port Hedland

A stunning drive through the Karijini NP to rejoin Hwy 1 to Port Hedland back on the coast in the flat dry scrub.              After the Munjina road house we rejoine highway 1 and shared the road with … Continue reading

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April 23.  Mt Nameless

    We drove up Mt Nameless, the second highest 4 WD track in Australia. I decided that Coco and I hadn’t had enough exercise for a while so we walked/scrambled down. A bit of difficulty with this vertical bit but … Continue reading

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April 22.  To Tom Price

                    We came inland for a change of scenery. Our longest driving day yet ending with a 50 k red dirt road and a flat tire.   

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April 16.  Lunch at Bluelips in Exmouth

Exmouth is a pleasant desert and beach town and reminds me a little of Arizona. Must be all the sand. We drove into town via the lighthouse lookout. There is a huge amount of history along this coast of shipwrecks, … Continue reading

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April 19.  Still in Exmouth

  The beach here is the best sofar. Turquoise, turtles and fish in the water, great temperature.  So we are staying till Friday, then going to Tom Price. We have to look at at least one mine in WA. We have … Continue reading

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April 15.  To Exmouth across the Tropic of Capricorn

   Packed up quickly and smoothly. No idea where to go, school holidays seem to have  filled every available spot. There is only one town and one petrol station between Carnarvon and Exmouth.  We pulled into to Coral Bay for … Continue reading

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April 13 and 14.  Around Quobba

   Wednesday was quite overcast and muggy and so many flies. We spent some time reorganising, washing etc but we had to wear fly nets. Great look.    After lunch we drove 12 k back to Quobba Point for a … Continue reading

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April 12.  To Quobba

     

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