Hawker to Iron Knob April 26th 2013 Friday 27th
We woke to a beautiful morning. Some times it is the sunrise photo that impresses, but this morning I quickly grabbed Marg's camera and took a photo of the station homestead behind the camp ground as it and the hills behind glowed with the rising sun. Only in the outback in these red soiled areas do you get this glow, and it is always a hit with photographers and viewers alike.
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Oceania » Australia » South Australia » Port 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