Karumba and astonishing dancing brolgas

Karumba and astonishing dancing brolgas

As we continued our trip around Australia, our next destination was the small town of Karumba. The sight of dancing brolgas on the Plenty Highway had left us charmed, and we were hoping to see more of these graceful birds in the area around Karumba. Nestled in the heart of the Gulf of Carpentaria and…

Unforgettable Plenty Highway to Mount Isa

Unforgettable Plenty Highway to Mount Isa

We had enjoyed a much-needed break in Alice Springs before continuing our journey along the longest shortcut in Australia. Our plan was to head north from Alice Springs along the Stuart Highway until we reached the Plenty Highway, which would eventually lead us to the Urandangi Road. From there, we would make our final stretch…

Stunning 6 km Kings Canyon Walk

Stunning 6 km Kings Canyon Walk

We arrived at the Yulara caravan park in the early afternoon with plans to do the Kings Canyon walk the next day. Yulara is a small town located in the Northern Territory of Australia, approximately 18 kilometers from the world-famous Uluru rock formation, also known as Ayers Rock. The town was specifically built to serve…

Crossing Great Central Road with a 3 years old

Crossing Great Central Road with a 3 years old

The next morning, we left Leonora and hit the dirt again on the Great Central Road. We refueled the car and filled up four diesel canisters. We were a bit uncertain about what might happen on this road since it is not used by tourists much. Laverton WA – sleepy outback town Ahead of us,…

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 The next morning, we left Kalgoorlie Boulder and headed to Menzies. Menzies is now an abandoned town and serves as a local attraction, reminiscent of…

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

Despite the heavy clouds hanging over us, we made it to Geraldton without getting rained on. Geraldton is a coastal city located in the Mid West region of Western Australia. It is situated approximately 424 kilometers north of Perth and is the fourth-largest city in the state. The city boasts a rich maritime history, with…