Monthly Archives: October 2009

077 Derby to Broome WA 224km (13211km)

G’day Erik Welcome to Day 139. This morning when we got up, there was a beautiful albino peacock outside our van. You and I did what we do every morning, which is play on the bed for a while. Then we … Continue reading

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076 Explore West Kimberley WA 370km (12987km)

G’day Erik Welcome to Day 138. Today we headed off on our day trip exploring the West Kimberley. We felt very lucky having another opportunity to travel into this region after already having four days in the East Kimberley. The Gibb … Continue reading

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075 Fitzroy Crossing to Derby WA 283km (12617km)

G’day Erik Welcome to Day 137. Today we drove from Fitzroy Crossing to Derby WA. I wasn’t able to have a shower before we left as the Fitzroy Crossing Lodge had a burst water main. The drive was relatively uneventful … Continue reading

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074 Halls Creek to Fitzroy Crossing WA 328km (12334km)

G’day Erik Welcome to Day 136. This morning we slept in again after another broken night’s sleep. It’s too hot to sleep with the windows open and too cold to sleep with the air-conditioning on all night. Sleeping has been … Continue reading

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073 Doon Doon to Halls Creek WA 256km (12006km)

G’day Erik Welcome to Day 135. Today you had your first plane flight. We left Doon Doon early this morning bound for Turkey Creek, now known as Warnum WA. It was a little bit of a push as we’d stopped … Continue reading

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072 El Questro to Doon Doon WA 260km (11750km)

G’day Erik Welcome to Day 134. You are 19 weeks old today. We celebrated by buying you your first forward facing baby seat for the car when we arrived back in Kununurra. The plan was to have a leisurely drive … Continue reading

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071 El Questro Wilderness Resort WA 20km (11490km)

G’day Erik Welcome to Day 133. This morning we got up and watched the birds at our riverside camp site. It was very early, as you are getting us up at the crack of dawn. We left our camp and … Continue reading

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070 Home Valley to El Questro WA 80km (11470km)

G’day Erik Welcome to Day 132. This morning we spoilt ourselves by having bacon and eggs for breakfast. Jacqui and Christoph said goodbye and continued west on their mountain bike journey around Australia via the Gibb River Road. Our relaxing … Continue reading

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069b Karunjie 4WD Track East Kimberley WA

G’day Erik On the way from the Parry Lagoon Nature Reserve to Home Valley Station we did the Karunjie Track. The remote 4WD track managed by El Questro Wilderness Park went around the western side of the Cockburn Ranges in the East Kimberley. … Continue reading

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069 Parry Lagoon to Home Valley WA 145km (11390km)

G’day Erik Welcome to Day 131. Well, now we know what a hot night sleep really is! There was no breeze last night, it was just plain hot so we sweated our way to morning. It was a little cooler … Continue reading

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