The Long Way Down: Broome to Pemberton

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April 7th 2008
Published: April 7th 2008EDIT THIS ENTRY

Us & the VanUs & the VanUs & the Van

"Our home"
Well, this is a long blog it has taken us 1month to travel from Broome(North of Western Australia) to Pemberton (South West Australia). Its been a great trip with many hightlights along the way - take a look the photos! The Ningaloo Reef was part of this trip but we was too excited and put the photos on the last blog

Instead of writing everything we have done here is a few words to describe WA....Hot (not south west!), Barron, remote, rural, flies, long, wild, windy, big, exciting, unreal, scenic, clear waters, great beaches, wine, BBQ, fishing.....

Heres where we have been and how far we have travelled in our trusty camper...

Broome to Port Headland - 663km
To Tom Price via Kiajini NP - 460km
To Exmouth via Girlia Station - 645km
To Cape Range National Park - 180km
To Coral Bay - 152km
To Carnarvon - 245km
To Moneky Mia - 342km
To Denham - 28km
To Geraldton - 470km
To Jurien Bay - 195km
To Cerantes - 37km
To Mandurah - 355km
To Busselton - 185km
To Yallingup - 78km
To Prevelly - 87km
To Pemberton - 204km


This pic was taken on our flight back into Broome from Melbourne
= 4666km!!!

We are now in Perth and have three weeks left before we jet off to Asia...

Additional photos below
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Another flight pic

Back on the Nuddy Beach...whatever paul can do Emma can do better!!

Swimming pool at Campsite
Sandfly pitstopSandfly pitstop
Sandfly pitstop

Raod house on the way to 80mile Beach
The road out of 80 mile beach!The road out of 80 mile beach!
The road out of 80 mile beach!

Get out the way you flamin Kangaroo!
Port HeadlandPort Headland
Port Headland

Longest trains in the world (or so they say) used to transport Iron ore...coiuld fit one in so took a pic of a postcard!
Karijni National ParkKarijni National Park
Karijni National Park

Was planning on staying the night but due the amount of flies we had a dip and then drive straight out to Tom Price
Karijni National ParkKarijni National Park
Karijni National Park

Paul jumping into the freshwater lagoon
Karijni National ParkKarijni National Park
Karijni National Park

Emma Diving in...
Girlia StationGirlia Station
Girlia Station

Paul opening the gates...moved on again to many flies!
Cape Rage National ParkCape Rage National Park
Cape Rage National Park

Ningaloo Reef More pics on the previous blog
Monkey MiaMonkey Mia
Monkey Mia

The flies got too much for Paul here...
Monkey MiaMonkey Mia
Monkey Mia

6ish Dolphins come into the bay every morning, and they have done for 60 years!
Monkey MiaMonkey Mia
Monkey Mia


8th April 2008

good on ya sheila
I knew you could do it emma, have you noticed your shadow looks like a kangaroo running. Paul some things never change, ie putting things on your head but you have gone from your kegs to tea towels now. Pics look fantastic as always. Keep them coming Love to you both
22nd April 2008

thats a better looking australia than where i live.... good luck with the rest of the trip guys, looking forward to meeting again one day... love marcus and adele
20th August 2008

Oh my, the photo of the lobster-fone reminds me so much of my own lobsterfone! They do them online too... google for lobsterfone.
23rd May 2010

thanks budy for share your trip at west australia. i wish will be there some times
22nd November 2010

I habve a dream
I have a dream... to visit Australia... I'd like to begin from the N.W. of Australia My husband and me are going to do it this summer...may be Your photos have strengthened my decision. Margherita from Italy
27th December 2010

Best photo from WA I ever saw!. I sure hope you didn't get sunburnt. hehe
10th December 2011

What a beautiful photo! When you are old and wrinkled, you\'ll be so happy you took the photo and reminisce with fond memories. Life goes by in a flash..speaking from experience.

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