Hitting the Dirt Roads of the Kimberley August 18th 2014 Having now travelled most of the world, I thought it was time to visit one of the iconic regions in my own backyard that has so far eluded me, the Kimberley region of northern West Australia. While independent travel is normally our strong preference, Joan and I opted to join a tour group due a) the requirement for a 4WD vehicle and b) the hassle of trying to line up scarce accommodation at differ ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Western Australia » Kimberley 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
Joan and Neil have posted blogs below on the following trips:
1. South America for 3 months, from Sept07 through to Nov07, visiting each of Ecuador (including the Galapagos Islands), Peru, Bolivia, Uruguay, Chile and Argentina.
2. Far north Thailand in Mar08 where Neil taught English at a Summer School for the SPF charity he was involved with. This also included a side trip for the weekend to Luang Prabang in Laos.
3. Russia (cruise from Moscow to St Petersburg), then visit to each of Croatia, Budapest & Vienna for a total of 4 weeks, starting in mid Sept08.
4. Neil did a similar SPF te... full info