Author Archives: brettpollock

Perth return Day 10 Coolgardie – Perth

Had a great camp; probably in need of a shower.  Stores now nil so we will head for Perth but may camp at a caravan park if needed. The country is woodlands with rolling hills in pastoral country, can see … Continue reading

Posted in Ipswich-Perth | Leave a comment

Perth return Day 9 Caguna – Coolgardie (Easter Monday)

Awoke to the full moon still up and a slight easterly breeze.  Due to the lack of stores, breakfast was coffee and Barrie Guest’s Fig jam and toast, a real treat we had been saving for emergencies. Packed Glad after … Continue reading

Posted in Ipswich-Perth | Leave a comment

Perth return Day 8 Nullabor – WA (Easter Sunday)

Awoke to a beautiful day on top of the cliffs on the Australian Bight. Packed up camp and headed to the WA border.  We are now home ??  Got TELSTRA contact and got word from the main mob that they … Continue reading

Posted in Ipswich-Perth | Leave a comment

Perth return Day 7 Ceduna – Nullabor

Sorr  about the delay but there is little Telstra coverage on the Nullabor Plains. We packed up camp south of Ceduna[which had only one mozzie and headed for Ceduna for fuel and a coffee. Now Easter Saturday, shopped for our … Continue reading

Posted in Ipswich-Perth | Leave a comment

Perth return Day 6 Pt Augusta – Streaky Bay (Good Friday)

We all left our luxury accommodation  for the Wyalla /Ceduna corner, 30kms, after a great sunrise over Spencer’s Gulf. The main group, Colin, Bob & Bob, Ant and Frank headed south to Port Lincoln to fish and see the Eyre Peninsular. … Continue reading

Posted in Ipswich-Perth | Leave a comment

Perth return Day 5 Mannahill – Port Augusta

Bob at Mannahill camp.  Awoke to a clear sky and no mozzies.  Packed up camp and headed off  to Peterborough  with a fuel stop at Yunta [good coffee] for morning smoko at the Old Cinema cafe; a great place for … Continue reading

Posted in Ipswich-Perth | Leave a comment

Perth return Day 4 Emmdale – Mannahill

Day 4 started with mozzies so thick on the net above  that one could not see the sun rising, and Colin gone.  Carried away?  So we had breakfast and packed the camp up to head west to Willcannia.  Country is … Continue reading

Posted in Ipswich-Perth | Leave a comment

Perth return Day 3 Warren – Emmdale

We awoke to another beautiful day; no wind and clear sky. Left Warren, a very nice camp with noisy galahs.  It’s a great little town surrounded by irrigated very flat cotton country.  Headed for Nyngan bakery and a coffee.  Another … Continue reading

Posted in Ipswich-Perth | Leave a comment

Perth return Day 2 Moree – Warren

Left Moree for Warren at 7.30 for Narrabri on open flat cotton country; all cars going well, very flat with the New England ranges to the east. A great day; sunny autumn weather, stopping hourly or at local bakery, then … Continue reading

Posted in Ipswich-Perth | Leave a comment

Perth return Day 1 Ipswich – Moree

We are back on the road again.  We had a great rally with some wonderful drives around the Great Dividing Range, met new friends and caught up with past friends; a great time was had by all.  WA Club had … Continue reading

Posted in Ipswich-Perth | Leave a comment