Day 16. 26th June 2015 El Questro to! Not Manning Gorge.

October 07, 2015  •  2 Comments
After a disturbed night from the Wedding mob's next site. We had a 5 am rise this morning as we needed to be on the road early. We left the backup crew packing everything away after breakfast and headed out at 8 am. The plan was to head for Manning Gorge, but not far down the Gibb River Road Jamie got a call on the satellite phone (all that works i...
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Day 15 25th June Zebedee Hot Springs and Chamberlain Gorge.

October 01, 2015  •  Leave a Comment
This day started out warm and got hotter, overnight was nowhere near as cool as Mabel Downs. We had a late cooked breakfast before heading in the coach for Zebedee Hot Springs which is part of El-Questro's Wilderness Park. There was a short fairly easy walk through the tall Livingstonia Palms which gave great shade and picture opportunities. Tina h...
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Day 14 To El-Questro via Wyndam.

September 24, 2015  •  1 Comment
Did anybody pick up on the mistake in the last mail? I'm counting the days from the start of our trip, not the start of our tour from Alice Springs. The result,you've got more posts to come and I've got more writing to do on the subject. Wednesday 24th, sunny and hot. We leave Bruno and crew to clear up camp at Mabel Downs while we board the coach...
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Day 13 Halls Creek.

September 20, 2015  •  1 Comment
Prior to our trip I knew nothing about Halls Creek beyond the name. This was to be our destination for this day. I will quote from the Shires website. "Situated in the heart of the Kimberley, Halls Creek is the gateway to a range of world renowned natural attractions, including the World Heritage listed Bungle Bungle ranges of Purnululu National P...
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Day 12. Into the Bungle Bungles

September 16, 2015  •  1 Comment
We had a 5am start today. Had breakfast then boarded a 4wd coach for the drive out to the Bungles. We were warned to expect a rough ride and this was no exaggeration. The road (dirt) was very corrugated and speeds were limited by this and the twists and turns on the way. Our driver regaled us with tales of foolish tourists writing themselves and/or...
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