#throwbackthursday #celebrating4years Each Thursday well will go back through our archives and share an old Norris Around Australia post. This week our throwback post is about the BIRDSVILLE TRACK. A Very Different Track.
Category Archives: Queensland
WOW! I cannot believe we haven’t been here before. What a great camping destination! It has everything. We’ve been to Fraser before but never stayed on the mainland. Australia never ceases to amaze us. It’s a gift that keeps on giving. Shaded Camping Areas Sand Driving 4WD Driving Boating Swimming Fishing Kayaking The list goesContinue reading “Inskip Point”
Our Own Doorstep
I love Melbourne. I don’t think I could live there but I do love a good visit. We stayed a week this time and if anything our stay could of been a little longer. Our driver from the airport thought we were mad for staying so long and his statement got me thinking. We don’t appreciateContinue reading “Our Own Doorstep”
Aiming for the Tropics, Landing Amongst the Tablelands
Well we did it! We have hit the road again. Where are we you ask? Now we are not normally ones for travelling through over-populated cities and overly touristy regions however, at the moment that is exactly what we are doing! There is a method to our madness. One: we have spent over seven monthsContinue reading “Aiming for the Tropics, Landing Amongst the Tablelands”
Dear Old Isa
This past week we have spent our time in Mount Isa not so much as tourists but kind of, in a way as new residents. Mount Isa is going to be our closest town for the next few months so we wanted to get to know where everything is. On arrival we were a bitContinue reading “Dear Old Isa”
Birdsville We Meet Again!
I know I have written this a million times but this is the third time in 18 months we have visited Birdsville. I remember the first time it was such an accomplishment. It was wet, wet, wet and it was a record breaker! Our first visit was in 2010 at race time and for theContinue reading “Birdsville We Meet Again!”
A Very Different Track
The Birdsville Track is iconic. It is a feat for many modern-day travellers, 4WD enthusiasts and caravanners. The “track” we drive these days is a world away from that of our predecessors. The road now is practically a dirt highway mostly smooth with rocky patches here and there. Back in the day soft sand dune,Continue reading “A Very Different Track”
Travel Well to Welford
This is the first article for our special destination series. Enjoy You’re standing on a steep river bank surrounded by stark white ghost gums dangling a line in the Barcoo River as it flows through Channel Country, Central Queensland. The wide blue western sky creates a natural contrasting backdrop behind the red sand hills. There isContinue reading “Travel Well to Welford”
Introducing Our Special Destination Series
One of the most common questions we get asked about our travels is “Where is your favourite place?” To be honest the answer is everywhere. We are so lucky to live in such a diverse and varied country. No two places are ever the same. They may look or feel the same but when youContinue reading “Introducing Our Special Destination Series”
Queen’s Birthday Long Weekend!
For the Queen’s Birthday long weekend we headed to Glendon, outside Warwick with family. It was nice to all get together and enjoy some time out. We took Shaun’s brother down with his new bike as they have numerous tracks for 4wd, Quads & dirt bikes. We left late, late, late as the trailer blinkersContinue reading “Queen’s Birthday Long Weekend!”