Colours of the Pilbara

As we headed North-East from Exmouth, we entered the region that we’ve been looking forward to the most on this trip… The Pilbara. I have to admit, I felt some trepidation as we made our way towards Tom Price and the Karijini National Park. After all, years of watching countless 4WD and camping TV shows …

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Beautiful Blue Mountains

When I was a little girl (in grade five to be specific), I did a project on the crossing of the Blue Mountains. I remember getting my big piece of poster board and cutting and gluing pictures of Blaxland, Lawson and Wentworth onto the card, and writing up a description of their expedition and drawing …

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Atop the Barrington Tops

Once more, we’ve traded the ocean for the mountains and left South West Rocks bound for the Barrington Tops. I didn’t really know what to expect from this area as I honestly had never heard of the Barrington Tops before. Access to the 'Tops' is through Gloucester (I can never pronounce this town properly – apparently …

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Farewell Flinders Ranges… we will return!

Warning - epic long post ahead! After nearly a week spent in the Flinders Ranges (including an extra day more than anticipated), it’s now time to move on. This is a place that we will definitely come back to although I suspect that there will be many places on our trip that we will vow …

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