The moment my husband and I made the decision to say goodbye to our life in Sydney and move to the Wild West (aka Perth), I knew I wanted to drive across. How could I pass up the opportunity to experience one of the big bucket list items of Australian life?
It’s always great to get away for a weekend camping. It’s particularly great if the drive there doesn’t take all day. It’s always great that on a hot summer weekend to have a cool, idyllic waterhole close by to swim in. Which is why Ingar campground in the Blue Mountains seemed perfect – and it almost was…. Continue reading
Sydney’s Royal National Park can keep very busy. With great beaches perfect for families, good hiking and the famous, Figure 8 Rock Pool, it’s often to visit only to find the road to the beaches closed due to too many people.
This is what happened to us one summer Sunday afternoon. We got to the Audley visitor centre only to be told we couldn’t do the Burning Palms walk, on which you can visit the famous Figure 8 Rock Pool, as the road was closed.
Recently I had the absolute joy of visiting the Red Centre. Along with a good friend, we spent 3 nights and 4 days hiking, camping, 4WDing and being awed by the amazing beauty of ancient landmarks like Uluru, Kata Tjuta (aka The Olgas), Kings Canyon, Ormistom Gorge, and Glen Helen, to name a few. Continue reading
There’s nothing we love more than to get out of the city and get among nature. We’re so lucky to live in a city that’s surrounded by national parks. You only need to get an hour or so out of the city and you’re on dirt roads, smelling the scent of eucalyptus, exploring new trails. Continue reading