Brisbane to Dubbo via Newcastle February 11th 2014 With family living a little north of Newcastle, this part of the journey is becoming common, but certainly not boring.
There is an ongoing major upgrade of the Pacific Highway between Brisbane and Sydney, or more particularly a little north of Newcastle to Brisbane. Even though it is just a few weeks since we were in Newcastle, new sections of the 4 lane highway have opened, and others in various ... read more
Oceania » Australia » New South Wales » Dubbo 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