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…

Esperance

Esperance. The beaches. The Great Ocean Drive. The vibe. The cafes and the festivals. We heard so much about this town and the abundance of beautiful places to visit. From endless beaches along a pristine coastline with white sands and crystal clear turquoise waters, Esperance would seem to have it all. And it has. But…

Activities

Sightseeing and travel are fun activities but what do we do when we stop? How do we spend our time when we’re not driving between towns or attractions? Reading and Audio Books Books are a favourite with both Basil and I. While Basil reads physical books my preference is digital and there are a number…

Wudinna, South Australia

A stone’s throw west of Kimba is another town with a strong heritage in agriculture – Wudinna. Information brochures speak of the giant granite outcrops with unique rock formations that can be seen throughout the region and we saw plenty of these. However, in the main street, service stores dominate and huge harvesting combines park…

Kimba

Halfway between Sydney and Perth is Kimba with the best community campground at which we have stayed. Well done Kimba. Hot showers for just $1, dump point, toilet, picnic tables and freshwater. It was a magic two nighter out of the wind and very few flies. The early pioneers often referred to the area as…