We started this little adventure 427 days ago but now it is time to stop travelling. Back in Western Australia we came full circle a few days ago by returning to the familiar territory of the caravan park where it all began. Our trusty steed and home for the last 14 months is being all [...]
Strangler Figs are very common trees in the tropical north of Queensland, free standing they grow into large twisty gnarly trees with a profusion of aerial roots that dribble down to the ground like creations formed from molten wax. There is something quite Tolkienesque about them and I guess many people like them because towns seem to feature large [...]
Karijini National Park is one of Western Australia’s better known national parks famous for it’s dramatic gorges and red rocks. Like many people our journey to Karijini was via Tom Price, the nearest and only town of note in the area to stock up on fuel and supplies.
After leaving Malcolm Dam we travelled the short distance to Leonora an old mining town on the Golden Quest Discovery Trail and the start point for the Leonora Loop trails which are according to the tourist literature “adventure drives in Western Australia’s historic northern goldfields”.
The Pinnacles was one of the places I had put on my must visit list before coming to Australia. It’s a very strange and very accessible much photographed natural attraction of Western Australia and it wasn’t to disappoint.