Waterfall Wednesday and Hump Day Huts

Welcome to another installation of Waterfall Wednesday and Hump Day Huts to get you through another working week. For today’s waterfall we are going to Victoria along the world renown Great Ocean Road. Located near Lorne the easily accessible Erskine Falls plummets 30 metres into the beautiful rainforest clad fern valley below. Being positioned near…

Brisbane Getaways

If you are looking for a short weekend getaway not far out of Brisbane then do we have a couple options for you. If you have not been to these before or even if you have but not for some time then we urge you to throw the swag in or hook up the van…

Time to Reminisce 4

Welcome back to one of our favourite blog post series, Time to Reminisce. For this fourth instalment we are going way back to 2007, February to be precise (once again we ask to excuse the photo quality as we are going back a long way). Hot on the heels of our Tasmanian adventure with Sandra’s mum…

Waterfall Wednesday and Hump Day Huts

Welcome to this weeks instalment of  Waterfall Wednesday and Hump Day Huts. This week for our Waterfall we take a look at Tjaynera (Sandy Creek) Falls in Litchfield National Park up in the amazing Northern Territory. Located in the more remote southern section of the park and accessed along the 4WD only Reynolds River Track…

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…

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….

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,…

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…