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…

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…

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…

Point Lowly, South Australia

The challenge of blogging on the road is simultaneously having good connectivity and a suitable amount of time to put thoughts to paper. I never imagined one could be busy so much of the time. We have data, we have connectivity and we have time so a quick note from us. We farewelled Adelaide after…