Wildflowers, Lesueur National Park

It wasn’t a day for hiking one of the trails in the Lesueur National Park but we drove the 18km loop to see the early showing of wildflowers.  The National Park was named for Charles-Alexandre Lesueur, a natural history artist aboard the Naturaliste on an 1801 expedition.  The French Government commissioned the sister ships, Naturaliste…

100 Days

13th February we left home heading to Adelaide (South Australia) and then west. Today marks 100 days on the road and 8, 000 kms. We’d like to say we’ve been travelling most of that time but COVID-19 had us bunkered down in Busselton, Western Australia, for seven weeks. We held our breath, used hand sanitizer…

Stirling for Lunch

Stirling’s affluence is evident the moment you turn off the freeway and slow down to a suburban pace. The homes, boutique shops, street sculptures and town planning all point to an old part of the Adelaide Hills that has been moneyed since the first house was built. The town was founded in 1854. Its rapid…

Kalgoorlie, Western Australia

Kalgoorlie was the first town since leaving Ceduna, six days before, where we could replenish supplies. With three supermarkets and any number of auto spares outlets it is a significant stop over for those travelling further north in Western Australia. A walk through its streets is like stepping into 1893 without the hustle and bustle…