Splash Down

Splash Down

Nice try Datsun Birthday Boy!!!! We are all somehow awake at 7am, although a bit rough around the edges. I have a nice bowl of cereal and enjoy a bit of peace before a few flies come out of hiding and start to annoy me. Hutchy has new lamps he is opening, solar...
Nullagine Reunion

Nullagine Reunion

Up early, I have a look at the old haul truck parked up, you can see into the engine. Super cool.  before a quick bit of power adding to the wagon. Bit more fuel to get it moving.  A quick phone call lets me know Asareh is on her way to the airport to meet friends in...
Hammer Down

Hammer Down

Blasting along the highway at a blistering 97ish kmh I push all the way to Newman from Perth in 1 day. It seems I have a headwind regardless of the direction I travel, putting a speed cap on the old rig.  Speaking of old rig, I did a few upgrades and added a roof rack...
Back To Work

Back To Work

    The next morning I awake to find a spider has built a home between my swag and my car. interesting getting out of bed if you have ever seen a golden orb up close.  After a quick pack up I put on my hiking boots and head up up up. The view from the top...
Yamprire Gorge

Yamprire Gorge

The next day on my way out I swing through the old asbestos mine for a quick peek, you can see the massive tailing piles Weather has left nothing behind   The area sees a lot of rain, here is a piece of solid concrete it flipped as the rivers can rise very...
Wittenoom

Wittenoom

The Asbestos capital, no longer mining and mostly abandoned this town only houses a few last remaining people. power has been cut and the mail route shut down years ago. I start the day following the well worn track out of the valley and onto Wittenoom for a peak...
Abandoned Tracks

Abandoned Tracks

The next day was one hell of an adventure, starting with a bath in Hamersley Gorge, which I had to myself. A lovely place to start the day. The water was cool and the rocks slippery so at one point I didn’t have a choice on getting wet. You cant beat these...
Supply Run

Supply Run

I had a great night out under the stars, went swimming and just enjoyed the area. Since I was nearing my time limit for ice and cold beer and food in general as I was only packing for 4 days at a time I ran into Tom Price to restock, hammering down the road at 130 I...
Millstream NP

Millstream NP

Waking up on day 4 to a stunning sunrise and a cup of coffee I began heading to Paniwonica hoping the rain hadn’t closed the roads, I had some flooding to deal with but nothing to major for the wagon. Just stay in the middle and you will be fine We were good and I...
Bogged

Bogged

A good nights sleep on some grass and a warm shower had me on route and heading to Nanutara due to road closures from rain. Either way it was gravel so I was happy. Found an old grader on the way   And an old water tank   Quickly reached my destination.....
Just Stay On The Roads

Just Stay On The Roads

A solid sleep and away we go for day 3. A trip planned to reach Mt. Agustus about 200kms to the east, but of course on route I go hunting for old mines, which lead to a field of quartz but no old pits sadly, and an old shearing shed on cobra station. Making my way the...
Pilbara Bound

Pilbara Bound

Where shall we begin, Basically it starts with me sitting having a few beers on a Saturday night with my mate Simon, who made the comment that 40L of diesel wont be enough for my trip, well will be cutting it close. Next thing I know I’m at his place loading up a 100L...
Abandoned Tracks

Australian Adventures of Past

It been a while since I last got around OZ, so I will slowly add adventures from days gone by.   Trips will include multiple adventures into the Western Australia outback.