Birdsville to Poeppel Corner and huge Big Red sand dune

Birdsville to Poeppel Corner and huge Big Red sand dune

We arrived in Birdsville for two main reasons: celebrate Nissan’s 50th Anniversary of crossing the Simpson Desert and drive from Birdsville to Poeppel Corner. Read how we got to Birdsville (part 1) and why Nissan organised this event. We rested the first few days by attending Nissan workshops, lunching at the Birdsville Bakery, and drinking…

12 Best Tableland and Cairns attractions

12 Best Tableland and Cairns attractions

Regretfully, after two weeks in Port Douglas we ‘cut the roots’ and drove south to Cairns. Port Douglas will remain in our memories for a long time. We will definitely come back here. There were so many Cairns attractions on our list and we could not wait to see them. #1 Cairns Coconut Resort Our…

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…

Kununurra – the gateway to Kimberley

Kununurra – the gateway to Kimberley

Welcome to Kununurra It was July and we were in the middle of the tourist season. We could see thousands of silver foxes with their polished caravans. All caravan parks were packed.  Kununurra is a final stop for any traveller before heading to the Kimberley region. It is a small town with a population of…

Lake Argyle – The Jewel of the Kimberley

Lake Argyle – The Jewel of the Kimberley

Katherine – preparation before heading to WA We are in Katherine again.  We are planning to stay here for two days and then drive to Lake Argyle. The day started with a nervous race around all caravan parks because all powered sites were taken. We finally managed to find the last place in a small, but…