Month: November 2018

AWOL Around Australia… A Drive In The Country – part 2

November 19, 2018

So we followed the Kidman Way, named after Sidney Kidman¬†– once the biggest land holder in Australia,¬†to the town of Griffith and then onto our stop for the night, on the banks of the Lachlan River at Hillston.   A brief run following a main dirt road that ran along the river that morning. Passing […]

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AWOL Around Australia… A Drive In The Country – part 1

November 17, 2018

After Hamilton we took minor roads, then dirt leading us to a campsite on Rocklands Reservoir – this 67 sq km man made lake created when the dam was finally finished in 1950, after being interrupted by the pesky second world war. The water is used to feed the surrounding area, and is a fishing […]

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AWOL Around Australia… The Great Green South

November 9, 2018

  So, after a few weeks at home. Normal life stuff. Dogs back mended, or at least back to being grumpy old men. Plenty done to the Cruiser as well, some stuff like the suspension and exhaust needed doing. Some other bits, well you just never stop learning or thinking of ways to improve your […]

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Finessing The Details.

November 8, 2018

Latest trip de-brief. Firstly, what worked well (and what didn’t) during those couple of weeks? Roof-net. So simple, yet one of those ones you wonder how you ever managed before. Pillows, jackets, small dogs, maps, all sorts went up there. Solar panels. Worth the expense and pain-in-the-arse folded dimensions. As you can basically forget about […]

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