A pretty Australian Australia day

“There was movement at the station, for the word had passed around” “The Banjo” What could be more Australian than reading about the life of Banjo Patterson while camping at Tom Groggin, NSW – the home of Jack Riley, “The Man from Snowy River”. This past Australia Day weekend was our maiden voyage in theContinue reading “A pretty Australian Australia day”

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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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oh my darling

The Darling River has been a long time bucket list dream item. I have traced my finger down the map so many times in anticipation of one day driving along the edge of this beautiful watercourse. The Darling River and the river systems of Australia have always fascinated me! Why!?! No idea! It could beContinue reading “oh my darling”

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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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disaster averted

The trip is fast approaching. Shaun is already on leave and undertaking some last minute vehicle preparation. Today he was working on the Colorado and he happened upon this little nasty with potentially big consequences. Shaun was rotating the tyres and spotted a broken spring. Panic set in because of time frames and $$$$$ but asContinue reading “disaster averted”

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no excuses

Haven’t been away for ages? Do you feel like your Facebook news feed is full of friends, family and random travelling and flitting about everywhere? Meanwhile you are sitting on the couch, watching re-runs of Mash and daydreaming of your next holiday. Or you are so busy you haven’t had time to think straight when one day youContinue reading “no excuses”

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a clean slate

We finally SOLD our beloved camper-trailer. Talk about mixed emotions. We have been to so many places and experienced so many good times since purchasing it back in 2012. The trailer has been our home on wheels and has treated us very well indeed. However, although there may be a few nostalgic tears it isContinue reading “a clean slate”

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tips for content group travel

For our recent Simpson Desert crossing we decided to invite along friends and family. We normally travel by ourselves or with one other couple so how did we go with five couples and one family? With no false pretences we had a fantastic time. Yes, there were difficult moments but it was a wonderful experience. Would weContinue reading “tips for content group travel”

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OffRoading online magazine

Did you see our article in OffRoading Online Magazine? Head across and check out our article and others about all things off-road. Click on the screenshots and we’ll take you to the OffRoading Online Magazine.

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we haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on our list

It has been a long while since we updated our travel map of big old Australia. So here it is…. this is our travel paths since the commencement of our blog & indefinite travels back in 2011. As you can see we have barely scratched the surface! This country is well and truly AMAZING! Where areContinue reading “we haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on our list”

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