Karumba and astonishing dancing brolgas

Karumba and astonishing dancing brolgas

Our next destination was Karumba. After seeing dancing brolgas on Plenty Highway we were counting for more around Karumba. Karumba is a small fishing town located in the Gulf of Carpentaria, 570 km from Mount Isa. First, we had to go east, pass Cloncurry and turn left to Burke Developmental Road. We heard that Karumba…

Unforgettable Plenty Highway to Mount Isa

Unforgettable Plenty Highway to Mount Isa

We had had a really good rest in Alice Spring before we continued our longest Australia shortcut. Our plan was to hit Plenty Highway just 70 km north from Alice Springs and at the end turn left to Urandangi Road for a final stretch to Mount Isa. Preparing for a dirt again In the morning…

Stunning 6 km Kings Canyon Walk

Stunning 6 km Kings Canyon Walk

We arrived at Yulara caravan park in the early afternoon and tomorrow we wanted to do Kings Canyon walk. Yulara is a small town located outside Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. The main purpose of this township is to serve tourists visiting Uluru and Kata Tjuta. An impressive Ayers Rock Resort provides all essential services to the visitors,…

Crossing Great Central Road with a 3 years old

Crossing Great Central Road with a 3 years old

The next day in the morning we left Leonora to hit the dirt again on Great Central Road. We refuelled the car and filled up four diesel canisters. We were a bit uncertain of what may happen on this road as it is not used by tourists much. Laverton – sleepy outback town Ahead of…

Dead Gwalia ghost town and 51 Lake Ballard sculptures

Dead Gwalia ghost town and 51 Lake Ballard sculptures

Our next two destinations before hitting Great Central Road was Gwalia ghost town and Antony Gormley Inside Australia Lake Ballard sculptures. Antony Gormley Inside Australia sculptures – Art Project Sculptures Next day in the morning we left Kalgoorlie Boulder and drove to Menzies. Menzies is a place where no one lives anymore and it is…

Kalgoorlie Super Pit

Kalgoorlie Super Pit

On the way at last! We were able to fold the trailer in our best recorded time today and we are ready to go inland again. We decided to drive the longest shortcut in Australia – 4,600 km from Perth to Cairns via Great Central Road.  Our next stop was Kalgoorlie Boulder with its huge Kalgoorlie…

Stunning Fremantle Shipwrecks Museum and old town

Stunning Fremantle Shipwrecks Museum and old town

Today, for the second and last time, we left the trailer for final service. This time it was some cosmetic fixes – the door in the refrigerator, straightening the screw in the leg, installing baskets for a pair of new cans at the back.  Then, we finally had more time to explore Perth, and to…

The Pinnacles – amazing limestone formations

The Pinnacles – amazing limestone formations

Cervantes is only 200 km from Perth. A good stone’s throw and we will finally be able to fix the car and clean up the trailer in Perth. The subject of our four wheels is coming up more and more as the situation becomes more and more serious.  We came to Cervantes because we really…

Geraldton Museum – touching maritime stories

Geraldton Museum – touching maritime stories

Heavy clouds hung over us all the way to Geraldton. Fortunately, it didn’t rain, so we had time to visit the town, which is beautifully situated by the ocean.  Geraldton city center has also been restored in recent years and looks very pleasant. The new houses, which were built in the style of small period…