Category Archives: Australia

Australia, Coober Pedy, Alice Springs, Tennant Creek, Dunmarra, Manbulloo, 04 – 20 August 2021

From Mungerannie I continued on the Birdsville Track South to Marree and then turned onto the Oodnadatta Track heading North-West to William Creek. I filled up at William Creek and turned East onto the William Creek Road which goes through … Continue reading

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Australia, Simpson Desert Crossing, 01 – 03 July 2021

Simpson Desert – I went around this desert on the Oodnadatta and Birdsville Tracks in 2006 on my bike. The desert requires that you carry your own food, water and fuel and I could not do this on a bike … Continue reading

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Australia, Uluru and Kata Juta 30 – 31 July 2021

Uluru and Kata Juta once upon a time known as Ayers Rock and The Olgas. This is my third visit here (2001, 2006, 2021) and each time it becomes more of a circus hahaha. Uluru and Purnululu (Bungle Bungles) are … Continue reading

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Australia, Kings Canyon, 28 – 29 July 2021

Alice Springs to Kings Canyon via the Meerenie Loop road. This road passes through Aboriginal land therefore you must get a permit from the Alice Springs Visitors Centre for $5. I made a short detour to see the Gosse Bluff … Continue reading

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Australia, Daly River Pub, Devils Marbles, Alice Springs, 24 – 27 July 2021

21,055 kms so far From Jabiru I drove South to the Daly River Pub in the middle of nowhere on the Stuart Highway. The Pub itself is the attraction being decorated with all kinds of rubbish and is considered a … Continue reading

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Australia, Litchfield and Kakadu National Parks, 20 – 23 July 2021

Litchfield National Park is just over an hours drive from Darwin and has some small waterfalls and swimming holes. The most interesting thing I saw were the Magnetic Termite Mounds, they are flat and oriented North South so they receive … Continue reading

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Australia, Darwin, Northern Territory, 03 – 19 July 2021

Darwin – population 147,000, capital of the Northern Territory and the northermost city in Australia. It does not rain here during the dry season from May to September with a day night temperature range of 20 to 30 degrees celsius. … Continue reading

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Australia, Normanton, Hells Gate, Borroloola, Mataranka, 27 June – 02 July 2021

Cairns to Normanton It rained for the first two hours ascending to the Atherton tablelands, tortuous winding road, up to Ravenshoe, highest town in Queensland at 930m. Then down to the plains and the road straightened out, fuel stop at … Continue reading

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Australia, Cairns, Queensland, 20 – 26 June 2021

Cairns – Clean, broad streets and does not feel crowded even if it is the 14th largest city in Australia. The climate at this time of the year (winter) is perfect if a little humid at times. A good place … Continue reading

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Australia, Weipa, Queensland, 16 – 18 June 2021

Cooktown to Weipa about 650km of which 200km is gravel. It alternates between paved and gravel. The first 200km to Laura is paved and the roughest bit is between Laura and Coen, after that the gravel is quite smooth all … Continue reading

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