Cape Leeuwin October 20th 2011 While Augusta is not the most western or most southern point of Western Australia, it is the south western corner where the Indian and Southern oceans in a tumbling mess as tides and currents fight.
It was not long into Australia's history that a decision was made that there needed to be a lighthouse on this corner which is a maze of reefs rocks and small outcrops capable of sinking even mode ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Western Australia » Augusta 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
Marg and Rob purchased a Horizon Wattle (Mercedes Sprinter) motorhome built by Ballina Campers and planned to circumnavigate Australia over the following couple of years, collecting it just after Rob retired in May 2011.
The couple of years grew out to over 4 years during which time we travelled from Brisbane to Perth return accross the Nullarbor both ways in 2011; in 2012 we travelled various places on the East Coast of Australia. The highlight of the year was our October November trip to Port Douglas which included the total eclipse of the sun. 2013 saw us do a 'Lap' or 'Trip around the blo... full info