Archive for December, 2013

A taste of the Googs Track

Where: Googs Track, South Australia (runs between Ceduna and Tarcoola) Permits: Camping Permit required from SA Department for Environment and Heritage, Ceduna. Costs: $20 per night camped on the track. Paid for with the Permit. Difficulty: Difficult. 300 bloody big sand dunes to traverse which may pose a few issues here and there. If completing the full Googs fuel […]

The road to Tarcoola

Where: Tarcoola Road (off the Stuart Highway at Glendambo), South Australia Permits: None. Costs: None unless camping in Kingoonya pub caravan park Difficulty: Easy gravel road with slightly more bumpy gravel side tracks Days required to do it justice: 2+days What I love about travel is that you can get so focussed on a particular track that sometimes you […]

Strzelecki Track

Where: Strzelecki Track (Lyndhurst to Arkaroola), South Australia Permits: None Costs: None – bushcamping only Difficulty: Graded, gravel track. Sometimes corrugated and very remote Days required to do it justice: 2+days The Strzelecki Track is one of ‘those’ Australian 4WD tracks that hover about on every map you look at and you know that one day, some day you will […]

Overlander Article

We are very pleased to have an article Helen wrote published in the January edition of Australia’s Overlander 4WD magazine. The story is about a trip we took in our Conqueror to the Pilbara region of Western Australia earlier this year.

Scotland with gum trees

I took this series of photographs at the base of Mount Brown Conservation park in South Australia (north of Adelaide)…yes Australia in December (summertime!). When I got out the car all I could think was how much this looks like a Scottish winter in the Highlands. I think it made me a little homesick for […]

Flinders Ranges view

I took this photo this morning as we headed back to Adelaide through Bunyeroo Gorge in the Flinders Ranges after an epic South Australia trip which took in the Googs Track, Woomera and parts of the Oodnadatta and Strezlecki Track. We were mighty impressed with this view of Wilpena Pound we stumbled across as we […]