Roebourne/Point Samson/Cossack May 20th 2012 Roebourne/Cossack/Point Samson
19th to 21st May 2012
All three towns are within 30 odd Klms of each other and we stayed at Point Samson as our base to discover the area.
In 1856 Francis Gregory undertook the first European exploration of the Pilbara Region. It was a result of Gregory’s favourable reports of the area that settlement went ahead. In May 1863, Walter P ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Western Australia » Point Samson 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
Hi, we are Mike and Trish and about to start the next phase of our lives. Over thirty years ago we travelled from London to Kathmandu which instilled in us a love of travel. We live in Australia and since our initial adventure have done the "family thing". During this period we have maintained our travel bug by regular trips OS but mostly by 4WDing and camping trips throughout this great country. Now it is time to do the big lap, "The Wrong Way Around." We have sold up in Kyneton, Victoria and put into storage what we wish to keep to furnish our next 'base' and the plan is to travel for at lea... full info