Graldton to Kalbarri July 18th 2013 Thursday arrived with clear skies and a cool breeze. No longer the gusty winds of the past several days, so on the road by 8:30 heading north.
The first planned stop was Northampton, a heritage listed town first gazetted in 1864, making this the second oldest town in WA. The area prospered with a solid history of cropping and grazing as well as a variety of mining ventures. The town was also th ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Western Australia » Kalbarri 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