Category Archives: Travel

Posts about the trips we have made or are making

The Big Lap 2015 – North-West Queensland – Part 2

Having reached Normanton (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Normanton,_Queensland), we checked into the Normanton Tourist Park (http://www.normantontouristpark.com.au/), where we will stay for three nights. After setting up the van on the allocated site we then took a walk through the town to see what’s what. … Continue reading

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The Big Lap 2015 – North-West Queensland – Part 1

Our initial plan upon returning to Queensland was to camp at the Camooweal Billabong for a night but since we arrived in Camooweal before lunch we decided to press on to Mount Isa (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mount_Isa). Driving through Camooweal one passes the … Continue reading

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The Big Lap 2015 – Across the NT

The Northern Territory is a large and very interesting state; many of the places in the NT are dusty and dry but there is quite a lot to see for the interested explorer or keen tourist. Over the time we … Continue reading

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The Big Lap 2015 – The Kimberley

Traveling north from South Hedland we hadn’t gone far before we were held up at a level crossing by a very long train, it must have been two to three kilometres long with two locomotives at the head and two … Continue reading

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The Big Lap 2015 – Carnarvon, Tom Price, Karijini

From Kalbarri we headed out to the North West Coastal Highway and set sail for Carnarvon (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carnarvon,_Western_Australia). All along the road, water was ponded in the table drains making the shoulders soft. There has been good rain in the region … Continue reading

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The Big Lap 2015 – Kalbarri

It had been showering through the night but when we finished breakfast and started to roll up hoses in preparation for departure the rain had eased and we were able to hook up and leave the caravan park before it … Continue reading

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The Big Lap 2015 – Busselton

Leaving Kojonup we headed towards Boyup Brook (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boyup_Brook,_Western_Australia) on our journey to Busselton. We passed though the town after about an hour’s travel and quickly reached the larger centre of Bridgetown (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bridgetown,_Western_Australia) and found it to be quite a hilly … Continue reading

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