Visiting Australia: Some hints, tips and general observations

After 11 weeks travelling around Australia we do not claim to be experts but we have gleaned some knowledge that will be useful to those planning a trip, particularly if you are planning on camping / campervanning. The below are our observations, hints and tips as they came to us, so there is no particular … Continue reading Visiting Australia: Some hints, tips and general observations

Bonus Feature: A guided tour of Heidi or, as I like to call it, a Geidi

As you can probably tell from the title, James has had no input in this, he thinks that I am a crazy person. For our four avid readers, I thought that it would be useful to provide some insight in to the realities of life in Heidi. This way you will have a context when … Continue reading Bonus Feature: A guided tour of Heidi or, as I like to call it, a Geidi

The search for Morning Glory, two teensy mechanical issues and all of the flies ever – Normanton, Karumba and Lawn Hill National Park

We survived our first night without power, and therefore without air-conditioning, quite comfortably. It did demonstrate to us, however, that our fridge can only last 5 hours without being plugged in, which is problematic for those people wishing not to eat rotten food and we made a mental note to call Apollo to arrange installment … Continue reading The search for Morning Glory, two teensy mechanical issues and all of the flies ever – Normanton, Karumba and Lawn Hill National Park

In to the Outback and the start of the Savannah Way

After an early rise and pack up at the Lion’s Den, we made our way South in order to commence our cross-country adventure along the Savannah Way. Leaving the rainforest behind us, we ventured in to areas of agriculture; cattle stations were followed by the Atherton Tablelands, an area of intensive cropping which interested James … Continue reading In to the Outback and the start of the Savannah Way