Rosie 4

We stopped in at Halls Creek, topped up the fuel at $1:97, glad we didn’t need to fill up. We met some people here who are also heading for Darwin, they work at the. Motor racing for the Red Bull team, setting up and selling merchandise. We had a coffee and a yarn and then hit the road again. I have rung ahead and booked into Katherine on Monday so that we can have a few days by the hot Continue reading Rosie 4

Rosie part 3

We camped the night and when we got up there was a fifth wheeler with aussiehelliadventures.blogspot.com on it, so naturally I had to go over and have a yarn. He built the helicopter and fifth wheeler himself and is traveling around OZ. He has video cameras attached to the helicopter and has captured some amazing footage, be sure to go over to his blog and have a look. Colin managed to fix the 12 volt plug, it was a wire Continue reading Rosie part 3

Rosie part 2

We traveled to Sandfire roadhouse and decided to stop for a toilet break. Sandfire is a very appropriate name as in summer he sand is so hot that it is like fire. Well we finally found some tourists, there are about 20 vehicles here, caravans, boats, camper trailers, trucks and us. Sandfire has a few peacocks walking around and I was able to photograph a white one.  A quick photo tip: when photographing something white always underexposed the image a Continue reading Rosie part 2

Rosie’s travels 1

The wheels on the bus go round and round, round and round…. Yes Rosie is back on the road again. (For those of you who don’t know Rosie is our Motorhome, a Mitsubishi Fuso Bus) We left Busselton on the 24th May, a little later than planned as C Olin’s Mum passed away. A long life finally rewarded with peace after 15 years with Alzheimer’s. We were happy for her, but saying goodbye is always hard, but I knew the Continue reading Rosie’s travels 1

Road trip to Darwin

Well we are on the road again. We left home and had a few days in Perth. Enjoyed a beautiful sunrise and some of the native birds while we caught up with family before heading to Mt Newman.                             We camped out near Mt Magnet for the night before heading on to Mt Newman. The peace and tranquility as well as the beauty around us makes camping Continue reading Road trip to Darwin