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…

Top End Expedition Part 2

After leaving the gorgeous and enchanting Katherine Gorge in Nitmiluk National Park it was time to head for the ever popular and for good reason Kakadu National Park as a prelude to our Arnhem Land mega adventure. We were not only looking at visiting the popular Kakadu spots that are frequented by the masses of…

Top End Expedition Part 1

Welcome to this new 8 part series from our Northern Territory expedition earlier this year in 2016. In part 1 we venture west out of Brisbane into outback Queensland and through the stunning Channel Country. Our first nights camp just shy of Roma being Yuleba Camping Area on the banks of Judds Lagoon, a top…

Channel Country Cruising

When the call of wide open country and big blue skies beckon it is hard to go past Queensland’s Channel Country. The so named ‘Channel Country’ is made up of a complex ‘latticework’ of waterways that eventually drain into Lake Eyre in South Australia. One of the main waterways in this region, the beautiful Barcoo…

New England Adventure Abounds

With some places over 1000 metres above sea level the New England region of New South Wales has a distinct high country feel and is a welcome relief to the hot, humid conditions along the coast. That coupled with far less crowds make this region a top spot to visit. Temperatures tend to be that…