The end of our Esperance expedition

After a month away from home, our summer holiday had come to an end. We had such a great time exploring new places, pushing our camper to new limits, fishing new spots and loving this lucky country. Esperance has always welcomed us and we know we will be back.  The beaches, bays and coves still…

Beach combing at Dunn Rocks

Some maps say Dunn Rocks, others say Dunns Rock. One road sign said Dunn Rocks and another said Dunns Rocks.  So we dunno the right name really… East of Lucky Bay in the Cape Le Grand National Park on the south coast of Western Australia, there are some great beach tracks.  We spent all day…

A grand place to camp

Crystal clear waters and squeaky white sand. Cape Le Grand National Park on the south coast of WA is, quite simply, stunning.  The Cape was named in 1792 by Admiral D’Entrecasteaux in honour of Le Grand, an officer on one of the ships in his French expedition. Le Grand’s ship was called L’Esperance. After a…

Close encounters of the ocean kind

Launching the tinny at Le Grand beach became an eventful and, at times, stressful experience.  Early in our trip, there was little swell and so mastering a beach launch in small waves really wasn’t too hard.  But as the swell began to pick up we found it increasingly difficult to get out through the waves.…