Waterfall Wednesday & Hump Day Hut

Welcome back to our waterfall Wednesday and Hump Day Hut dreams to get you through another working week. Our waterfall today comes from the lesser known Beans Creek Falls in northern New South Wales, an awesome spot particularly after localised rainfall. Moving south for our Hump Day Hut with the well known and much photographed…

Time to Reminisce – Pilbara Part 2

Arriving in the big smoke of Perth after almost two weeks on the road it was time to indulge a bit staying at the Mercure Hotel in the city. Here for only a few days we hit the ground running to check out some of the local sights, although we would be returning to Perth…

Time to Reminisce – Pilbara Adventure Part 1

Welcome to this first of a multi part Time to Reminisce,  our Pilbara Adventure from a few years back. Often overlooked as a stand alone destination in contrast to the more popular Kimberley region the Pilbara offers far more than appears at first glance. So jump on board the trusty Hilux as we explore some of…

Memories of a bygone era – Newnes

We have been revisiting some amazing and interesting haunts close to home that are a perfect place to escape the hustle and bustle of the big smoke for a weekend or longer. Lying on the western fringe of the famed Blue Mountains to the west of Sydney and slowly being reclaimed by nature is the…

Waterfall Wednesday & Hump Day Huts 3

Here is a bit of midweek inspiration to get you through to the weekend. Our Waterfall Wednesday today comes from the far north of NSW on the New England Tablelands, bordering Queensland situated within the beautiful Boonoo Boonoo National Park is Basket Swamp falls. For our Hump Day Hut inspiration today we head to the…

Sunday Shorts

Yes it has been a while coming but here is our second installment of Sunday Shorts to entice you out into the wild and wondrous regions of our amazing country. Today we feature a place that yes we have wrote about in various travel articles over the years however it never ceases to amaze us…

The Warrumbungles and beyond

We had been to the inspiring Warrumbungles in the north east of NSW several times however each of these the weather had other plans for us. Our first visit to this wonderful spot many moons ago we had planned on an overnight hike with which the Warrumbungle National Park in synonymous. As we arrived that…

Waterfall Wednesday & Hump Day Huts 2

This week for our waterfall Wednesday pic we head west to Western Australia and the inspirational Pilbara Region. On the edge of the famed Karajini National Park is this captivating waterfall known as “The Grotto”, a very special place indeed. In contrast for our hump day huts pic we head to the magnificent Victorian High…

Waterfall Wednesday & Hump Day Huts

Welcome to our first installation of Waterfall Wednesday and Hump Day Huts. One has nothing to do with the other it is just for those who are daydreaming and trying to get through the remainder of the work week. We will be featuring some of our favorite waterfalls and huts from around the place and…

Sunday shorts

Today we start what we hope will be a regular blog post on some of our favourite places to explore and camp around this beautiful country of ours. For our first ‘Sunday shorts’ post we are starting off very close to home for us. A short few hours west of Sydney, just over the beautiful…

Top End Expedition Part 8 final

With much sadness it was all too soon time to depart the splendors of Litchfield National Park and start our roundabout journey home. After leaving the park by the southern entrance along the Reynolds 4wd Track we soon had our first stop of the day at  Tjuwaliyn (Douglas) Hot Springs. This is a top spot…

Time to reminisce 3

With our big first multi week outback adventure now under our belt we were set for many more adventures exploring this beautiful country we are lucky enough to call home. The trusty Rodeo was packed, we had several weeks off from our ‘day jobs’ and with a visit to family in Bundaberg, Queensland on the…