D’Entrecasteaux National Park

Easter was upon us once again, and with the annual salmon run underway, we decided to bolt to the south coast for some R&R and a bit of exploring. With some ominous weather on the horizon, we took off on the Thursday and headed south via our favourite shortcut through Dardanup and Boyanup.  We took…

Munglinup Beach

The rocking and rolling of the tracks had meant the whole drawer unit in the back of Alby had bounced and slipped forward. The turn-buckles had not been sufficient to hold it all in place under load and with the pitching and rocking of off road travel. So The Driver became the Bush Mechanic and…

AE2

We will remember them

In 1918 a young Anglican chaplain, Padre Arthur Ernest White, who served as chaplain with the 44th Battalion AIF, celebrated a Requiem Mass for the Battle Dead at the alter of St. John’s, Albany on the south coast of Western Australia. After the service, he and some members of the congregation climbed to the summit…

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…

Walpole wilderness

We ventured down for a week long break in with tent, kayaks and a hunger for King George Whiting.  Be afraid little fish… We camped at the Coalmine Caravan Park right on the estuary so that we could wheel our kayaks on their trollies straight to the water’s edge from our campsite. Almost every day…