Halfway There

Alice Springs, the half way mark to Darwin. We have made good time, with no dramas.  Here’s a few pics so far. Excuse the quality of the photos … The beginning of the long straight road ahead. Vegetation on the roadside changed from scrub land, to dry spinifex grass, to flat nothing-ness. to native shrubs. … More Halfway There

It’s a Roadtrip

We’re off early in the morning for a long road trip up through the centre of Australia. A 3000 kilometre trip one way. We expect to overnight in Coober Pedy the first night. Then Alice Springs, Katherine and Darwin. Where we will stay with our son, Marc. Tess of course is miserable. She has sensed … More It’s a Roadtrip

Father and Son Road Trip Day 3 – Katherine

Alice Springs to Katherine – 1200 kilometres. It proved to be an uneventful day after yesterday’s hole in the hose drama. These giant round boulders in the photo below are aptly called The Devil’s Marbles. Their Aboriginal name is Karlu Karlu (= round boulders).  Located 393 kilometres north of Tennant Creek, they are of great cultural … More Father and Son Road Trip Day 3 – Katherine

Of Cray and Craft – Roadtrip:at Kingston and Millicent

Our first day of roadtripping, 31st March, saw us stop at a small coastal town called Kingston. It’s south east of Adelaide by about 240 kilometres.  Known for fishing, winemaking and sheep. As you enter the little town the first thing you see is a giant lobster. The locals call him Larry. Sunblinded, I was attempting … More Of Cray and Craft – Roadtrip:at Kingston and Millicent