our top 5 of the Flinders

The Flinders Ranges is one of those special places that keeps drawing us back time and time again. The ancient and rugged landscape is steeped with history and remnants of the past remain scattered throughout the picturesque landscape. There is so much for every type of traveller to keep them occupied for days, if notContinue reading “our top 5 of the Flinders”

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rivers and ranges

Oh my! What an absolutely brilliant trip we had. This country never fails to amaze me. It’s beauty is splendid and varied. Unfortunately, our trip was cut short due to the passing of a close family friend. The last portion of our trip was cancelled and we will add it to another adventure at laterContinue reading “rivers and ranges”

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wildflowers of the desert

On our recent trip to the Simpson Desert we were lucky to witness the first wildflowers blooming after the rain. It was spectacular to see the sand-dunes blanketed with vegetation of all shapes and sizes. Can you name any of the flowers pictured below?

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our top 5 Aussie national parks

These are 5 of our top national parks from our travels so far. There are so many beautiful places to visit in Australia and most of these can be found in our national parks. We have so many favourites however here are 5 of our top spots. We love these places so much we have visited multiple times andContinue reading “our top 5 Aussie national parks”

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Ruins of Nuccaleena Mine

There is so much to see in the Flinders Ranges of both natural and historical significance. North of Blinman there is a copper mine named Nuccaleena which we have now visited twice. A very scenic 4WD track leads visitors to the old mine site which due to the nature of the drive in is barely touched. TheContinue reading “Ruins of Nuccaleena Mine”

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Travel Well to Welford

Originally posted on Norris Around Australia:
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…

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Deserts & Corners

Originally posted on Norris Around Australia:
So yes we have been a bit slack with the blog. First excuse, no service and second excuse too busy having way too much fun. After our nice relaxing time in the Channel Country including Windorah, Quilpie and Welford National Park. We headed out west into the desert. We…

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A State of Extremes

A hop, skip and a jump….. We’ve traveled down the West Coast, across the Nullabor and up the Centre in a very short space of time. Travelling this quick is not recommended unless you are pushed for time (if this is the case pick a shorter route than the whole country) otherwise you can missContinue reading “A State of Extremes”

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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”

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Three States in Three Days

We are back on the road after our working stint in Griffith and we are back into the swing of living on the road. This leg of the trip will see us travel through some of the remotest areas of the Australian outback. However, to start off our adventure we jumped from New South WalesContinue reading “Three States in Three Days”

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