This post is largely a celebration of James’s cracking facial hair – Cervantes to Esperance

We were due to finish our Australian road trip in Perth and, as we had a few days to spare, we decided to skirt around the city and head down to the south coast and cover the south western corner as best we could. After a couple of fairly short days of driving it was … Continue reading This post is largely a celebration of James’s cracking facial hair – Cervantes to Esperance

Alpacas, jellyfish and coffeegate – Greenough to Cervantes

Our very enthusiastic friend Deb, from the Visitor Centre in Gero, had given us a comprehensive list of activities to do on our journey south, along with free places to camp. After the impressive Northampton we were eager to see another historic village and pulled in to the National Trust owned village of Greenough. It … Continue reading Alpacas, jellyfish and coffeegate – Greenough to Cervantes

Three WA Must Dos: Lake Hutt, Northampton and Geraldton

Our Lonely Planet (which has been excellent throughout) didn’t offer much by way of stopping points on the way south to Geraldton but we'd picked up some leaflets on our journey and there were a couple of places that sounded interesting. We are definitely glad that we made these stops. The first was Lake Hutt … Continue reading Three WA Must Dos: Lake Hutt, Northampton and Geraldton

Finally eating fish and chips and a quick peek through Nature’s Window – Kalbarri & Kalbarri National Park

We were grateful to turn off the highway and head for the coast and Kalbarri, it had been a long and thoroughly uninteresting drive for Caro. It was slightly more interesting for James as the route brought us through the wheat growing areas, so he spent most of the time gazing out of the window … Continue reading Finally eating fish and chips and a quick peek through Nature’s Window – Kalbarri & Kalbarri National Park