Hot Springs, Cold Snow

Apologies for the confusion of having accidentally posted the start of this trip as a page, not a post. Still trying to work out how to fix that! If you have not yet seen the start of the trip “winter in Spring” find it on the main page. Also apologies for the lack of updates, […]

Final Countdown

Oh dear, it has been a while, but I thought I would finish up with some added Christmas Cheer! So here is the final installment of land cruising, as well as some snippets from Christmas. So we departed Collie around 1000, and began the big trek north back to Perth. Poor Pete was struggling with […]

Petey Pies Party

Pete’s birthday dawned cloudy after another night of thunder storms. We had card and present opening in bed, the gift I found at the winery yesterday, was a hit. It wasn’t wine! We had coffee all together and then Pete and I went off for a walk along the river. We walked the length of […]

Road Trip Day

This was the day of the Pilgrim, who shook, rattled and rolled us northward, back towards Perth. We had decided to make a long board to the north, allowing us a whole day in one place for Pete’s birthday. It was my turn for driving, so my first trip was from the camp site to […]

Valley of the Giants

We departed Fonty’s Pool on a very warm morning, without a final swim. Our heading was south east, back towards the coast, to see some even bigger trees than the Diamond Tree. We packed up Pilgrim and were on the road by 1000, this time with dad at the helm. As we cruised he highway […]

The Karri Forests

We departed Augusta after breakfast, deciding not to swim. We had a lot of rain in the night and it passed through leaving clear skies, but a cold on- shore southeasterly, so swimming definitely not as attractive as yesterday. However, our fire still had embers glowing – the remains of the dragon! We went through […]