Roadtrip to Queensland – Days 3-4

Griffith Breakfast finished we hooked up the caravan and after farewelling Denise and Wayne we drove off. As we approached Shepparton we refueled and took the heavy vehicle route around town. An hour later we approached the border, crossed the Murray River and entered NSW. Half an hour later we came to Finley where we …

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Bribie Island – a fun garden and awesome sunsets

Even though we intended catching up with some friends in Brisbane we didn’t actually want to stay there so Bribie Island was a logical and quieter choice. We booked into Bongaree Caravan Park just opposite Sandstone Point on the mainland. The first night one couple of our friends actually drove up from Brisbane and we …

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Reflections on our Big Caravan Trip

After spending 3 amazing months caravanning through South Australia, Northern Territory, Western Australia and a little bit of our own state Victoria, there are a lot of highlights to remember. So here's a summary of things we would like to recommend. At the end I have also included a few cautionary items. In South Australia …

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Eastward bound to Kalgoorlie

After a week in Perth we hooked up the caravan and started the drive east, which would eventually bring us back home. First day we drove just under 400 kms to the little wheatbelt town of Southern Cross, passing through a succession of small towns including Northam, Meckering, Tammin and Merredin. We stayed at the …

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Kings Park – Perth’s Garden Gem

Sadly Perth's winter weather had taken a turn for the worse but a few days after our excursion to Fremantle we took the train into Perth and took a bus up to Kings Park. We had been here in spring one year previously so we thought it would be interesting to visit in late winter. …

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