We Got a Surprise at Mount Surprise August 5th 2009 DAY 272
We leave Normanton just after 10.00 this morning to reconnect with the Savannah Way and head East in the direction of Cairns. I said to Andy just as we pulled out, “Please can we try not to kill anything today?” He said that we would do his best not to.
The Gulflander track follows this road to Croydon, about an hour into our journey we see the Gulflander making its way steadil ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Queensland » Normanton Aboriginal settlers arrived on the continent from Southeast Asia about 40,000 years before the first Europeans began exploration in the 17th century. No formal territorial claims were made until 1770, when Capt. James COOK took possession in the name... ... read more
Back in the November of 2008, we embarked on an adventure that would take us out of everything that we were so familiar with, a comfortable life in the UK, friends, family and the English countryside. Some call it brave, others thought that we would be back, but above all, most people helped us embrace the challenge that lay ahead of us.
Weary of corporate life, we emigrated to Australia, with the notion of buying a 4 wheel drive and camper trailer and a 12 month trip to explore our adopted country, Not an easy thing to do as we had to start from scratch, simple things like knife, fork, s... full info