Time to reminisce – Pilbara Part 7 Final

After our day on Rottnest Island we had a couple more nights in the city of Perth even enjoying a local production of the popular musical Cats on our final night here. With our time in the west coming to a close we pointed the trusty hilux east for the long journey home. Note to…

Time to reminisce – Pilbara Part 6

Basing ourselves in Carnarvon for a couple nights we decided to explore north up the coast visiting Quobba Blowholes and Quobba Point before venturing further north along an outstanding coastal drive, albeit rough in places to Quobba Station and Red Cliffs. Although the famous blowholes were not “blowing” for us this turned out to be…

Time to reminisce – Pilbara Part 5

Back on the road we ventured south east along the increasingly busy Northern Highway pulling into the picturesque Opthalmia Dam located off the road  to Marble Bar for a barbecue lunch. A top bird watching spot we only wished we had more time to spend here and tick a few more off the list but…

Time to reminisce – Pilbara Part 4

Having explored the Pilbara coast it was time to head inland and see what the interior of the Pilbara had to offer. To say we were impressed would be an understatement. If the Pilbara in Western Australia isn’t on your radar or bucket list then it should be. After leaving Port Hedland and the coast…

Time to Reminisce – Pilbara Part 3

Departing Exmouth we took in several sights on the journey back out to the North West Coastal Highway. First diversion not far out of town we took a right turn and were soon meandering over vivid red and green hills with the stunning azure waters of Exmouth Gulf as our backdrop. Negotiating the range along…

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…

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…

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…

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…