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 reminisc 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…

Top End Expedition Part 7

With Darwin well and truly in our rear vision mirror, or so we thought we pointed the cruiser south heading for the jewel of the north, Litchfield National Park. We had a couple detours penciled in on our journey south before reaching the famed waterfalls and superb swimming holes that Litchfield is world renown for….

Seasons Greetings

We would like to wish all our followers and readers a very merry Christmas and happy and prosperous New Year. Safe travels and adventures in 2018. Our best wishes to all. Chris and Sandra.

Top End Expedition Part 6

Arriving in the cosmopolitan city of the north, Darwin, population around 150,000 and often referred to as the gateway to south east Asia we headed straight to our accommodation for the next week. Even though we love our tent and camping it was a welcome change to be out of the tent for a stint,…

Time to reminisce 2

We are kicking off our “Time to reminisce” series again with our long awaited first ever multi week outback camping trip, the first of many. This is where it all began. With the good old rodeo packed, the dogs off to the boarding kennels and several weeks off work we were set to head off…

Top End Expedition Part 5

Before reluctantly leaving this very special part of the country there were a couple surprises in store for our lucky group of travelers. We had been provided very special access into the homelands of its traditional owners. We would be able to gain an insight into the traditional ways of life from hunting and gathering…

Top End Expedition Part 4

Exuberant from our first experience of the magic of Arnhem Land and the Stunning Cobourg Peninsula we were back on the tourist run of Kakadu and bitumen of the Arnhem Highway our camp  to be at Corroboree Park in relative civilisation, not something we had missed the last week we must say. It was however…

Top End Expedition Part 3

Now the true Top End Arnhem Land Expedition begins. After topping up on supplies and enough fuel for the next week we head north out of Jabiru in convoy for the infamous Cahills Crossing of the East Alligator River. Timing the tides here is a must and with the river home to many families of…