Ayers Rock and surrounds

Ayers Rock and surrounds We have spent today exploring Ayers Rock and surrounds. The campground is huge and there is a variety of little shops, service station, caf├ęs and restaurants, as well as a Supermarket to allow us to stock back up on essentials before we head back south...

Flashback to 1998 in Central Australia

Central Australia Back in 1998 I took a trip to Central Australia, and today I retraced one of those days. It was not on purpose however as the day progressed I kept thinking to myself I have been here before. Our first stop was Standley Chasm, if you can...

Alice Springs at last

Alice Springs! Our first leg of our journey is finished we have made it to Alice Springs, the red centre. The trip today was short only 200kms so allowed us to arrive just after Lunch. It was a great way to end our journey up here, the short trip...

The Explorers Way

The Explorers Way I have been amazed by the quality of the Stuart highway on our trip North and today as we headed up the explorers way it was no exception. We left Coober Pedy this morning and continued on our journey to Alice Springs. The children were very...

A long but rewarding day.

A Long but rewarding day. The thing about travelling with children is you never know how they are going to travel. Some days you feel like you stop every 30 minutes , other times you get a good run. Thankfully today was the latter. We are know almost 1200...

The start of an adventure

The start of an adventure So today our epic adventure begins, well our mini epic adventure. Caravan packed, 4 kids in tow, and 2200 kms to drive. We are heading to the red Centre of Australia to the Finke Desert Race. The Finke as it is commonly known is...