Catching up with friends for a month long journey to the centre of Australia, we marvelled at the incredible rock formations, found opals buried in dried creek beds, were lucky to find desert landscapes covered in wildflowers, and survived encounters with dingoes, kangaroos, and emus.
In 2006 we embarked on a 3 month camping tour with a precocious 4 year old and a funny 20 month old. Towing our camper trailer from Brisbane to Cooktown via Carnarvon Gorge, Richmond, Mackay, Cairns, Longreach and Winston, we discovered prehistoric bones, hidden coves, precious gems, dinosaur tracks and jeweled fish. We hiked, swam, snorkeled, fossicked and argued our
At the end of a long day on sandy roads, racing to beat sunset to reach camp, came upon water across the road. Waded across to check the first section, but came to another that proved a little deeper and more daunting, so turned around to retrace our tracks – and discover that puddles can be a little deeper on