Rock hopping to Palm Valley October 1st 2013 The day may have started with heavy cloud and a sprinkle of rain, but that was the only bad news on an exciting day out.
We had booked a tour to Palm Valley with Alice Wanderer Day Tours, and all I can say is that this was a fantastic 10 hour adventure, and our driver/guide John was an encyclopaedia of knowledge as well as a master at rock-hopping the 4WD truck/Bus through the final 7ks to the ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Northern Territory » Palm Valley 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