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Day 118. Farina to Jamestown

We packed up at our beautiful bush camp and headed off stopping for breakfast at the Bush Bakery in a little town called Copley. Driving through the town at a very low speed we went over a gutter drain and … Continue reading

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Day 111. Finke Gorge National Park to Kings Canyon

Up and packed early to drive the Mereenie Loop Road around to Kings Canyon. We were told by another camper that it took them 7 hours to do this 204km drive yesterday as the roads were so bad. We left … Continue reading

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Day 110. Finke Gorge National Park

Tom is still feeling sick so we have decided to stay here for another day. Not really a problem as it is so beautiful here and the weather perfect. I do hope that the penicillin kicks in quickly though. The … Continue reading

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Day 109. Glen Helen to Finke Gorge National Park

With a couple of slightly dusty heads, we packed up the camper and then backtracked a little to Ormiston Gorge. There we did the Ghost Gum walk; this took us to Ghost Gum lookout, which had magnificent views across the … Continue reading

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Day 87. Litchfield National Park

With a full night sleep everyone was feeling refreshed and Ben was feeling much better, not 100% but better none the less. We headed off to Wangi Falls, trying to get there early to avoid the crowds. We did but … Continue reading

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Day 60. Home Valley Station to El Questro

Tom went out on a fishing tour this morning; it was just him and the guide. Unfortunately, his luck with fishing on this trip is continuing and he caught nothing. He cannot blame the boys this time. They were annoying … Continue reading

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Day 58. Drysdale River Station to Home Valley Station

We drove 59km south on the Kalumburu rd turned left and were back on the Gibb. It was then 178km to Home Valley Station. ¬†We bypassed the enticing sign out on the road for scones with jam and cream at … Continue reading

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Day 57. Mitchell Falls to Drysdale River Station

We all woke up very excited this morning as we would be seeing Mitchell Falls, the Holy Grail of the Gibb River Road. To put it in perspective the Gibb is closed through the wet, the Kalumburu rd and Mitchell … Continue reading

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Day 56 Drysdale River Station to Mitchell Falls

Woke up to a beautiful day – no rain, yay!! Still no permit and the word going around the camp was that they would not be because a car had been washed off the river crossing late yesterday. Feeling a … Continue reading

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Day 55. Mt Elizabeth Station to Drysdale River Station

After a great night’s sleep, we went to the homestead to find out if they knew anything about the condition of the road particularly if Drysdale River Station on the Kalumburu Rd was open. This was the planned destination today, … Continue reading

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