Margaret River and Cowaramup October 20th 2011 Margaret River and the Cowaramup region have developed into a classy botique wine growing area and tourist mecca.
We stayed at the Gracetown Caravan Park where Lara and family keep an ol;d style camp amongst the trees camp of yesteryear very clean, tidy and welcoming.
We chose the Bush Tucker wine tour, ariving home quite sober and having enjoyed a really fun day. We were given smoked crocko ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Western Australia » Cowaramup 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