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The Rainbow Valley Trail

Kalbarri’s coastline is quite impressive. Last time we visited, we went to Red Bluff Lookout, this time we walked the Rainbow Valley Trail. Read More

The red continent turned green!

What we have seen in a thousand shades of red in summer, is now turning green: (Sorry, loud car noises.) Read More

The story of the HMAS Sydney II

In Geraldton, on the top of a hill looking out over the city, you’ll find the HMAS Sydney War Memorial. The memorial commemorates the loss of 645 crew members of the HMAS Sydney II, an Australian war ship that tragically did not survive an encounter with the German Raider Kormoran on 19th of November, 1941. Read More

Wohnmobil auf offenem Gelände unter einem Baum

24 hour free parking Dongara

Information about the 24 hour parking in Dongara Read More

Fussweg zwischen Bäumen und Büschen

Dongara and the Irwin Heritage River Trail

Dongara is a nice little town on the Irwin River. A short trail, the Irwin Heritage River Trail, let us explore and enjoy the scenery. Read More

Free Campground Lake Indoon

Information about the free campground on Lake Indoon Read More

Fleeing the rain

September 1st! The first day of spring, the sun is shining! Or it isn’t, because Perth experiences a few days of well deserved (and necessary) rainfall. We had planned to spend a few days around Perth, but a quick scan of the weather forecast let us change our plans and flee north. Fortuately we were Read More

Self-contained – what does that even mean?

Being self-contained is often a prerequisite on free campsites. But what does that entail? Read More

Quokka vor Mülltonnen

Leave no trace – travelling responsably in Western Australia

There are far too many comments in the WikiCamp-App stating the inconsiderate behaviour of fellow travellers. Mostly it’s because people just leave their rubbish and don’t take their toilet paper with them when they are done. Mostly, the comments contain the term “leave no trace!” – well known for Australians, less so for us. The Read More

Carnarvon Satellite Dish

Western Australia’s contribution to the moon landing

Western Australia has a direct link to the moon landing: In Carnarvon, a satellite tracking station fed data to NASA from 1964 to 1975. Read More

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