Today we head North from Alice Springs, a journey into the unknown for us. The Sturt Highway is known as Explorers Way. We felt like explorers as we traveled and we found some really interesting stops.
With only a few days to spend here, we were never going to see everything. There is just so much to see and do, that is so close. So we picked a couple of our must sees!
Who said there was nothing to see in the Outback. They must have been driving with a blindfold on. The Henbury Meteorite strike was a few thousand years ago, and was about the size of a 44 Gallon Drum when it hit the Earth, its amazing how big these holes in the ground are.
Karen relives the good ole days, while at Uluru.
We were so excited to reach NT and we weren’t disappointed.
The Breakaways is a must see, don’t forget the fly net.
For those of you not aware, my parents used to be Opal Miners in Coober Pedy, so I have spent time there from quite early (don’t want to show my age to much – but it was pre-bitumen road) until about 15 years ago, which was the last time I had visited. Graham had only… Read More »Karen’s Coober Pedy Memories
Just like a missile we were seeking the warmth, and looking at the forecast for the towns in central Australia, we were going in the right direction. On this next leg we had to travel over the border into SA again. As we had taken a different route we were welcomed this time by the… Read More »Heat seeking Molly….
Although our latest adventure had actually started at Phillip Island it was with a feeling of déjà vu that we headed out of Melbourne over the Yarra as we had done this many times before. Waving goodbye (again) to Melbourne we settled back into the rhythm of travel. Our new plan was to head towards… Read More »Déjà Vu – Leaving Melbourne Again
Next stop Woodgate, known for it’s pristine white sandy beach, surrounded by National Park, and prolific quantities of birds and wildlife. It is also where Grahams parents have now chosen to call home, and a very nice place to visit. We were not so lucky with the weather though and didn’t manage a swim, but… Read More »Family Time