Australia

Horizontal Falls

Posted on 14 June 2014

Arriving at Derby our first real stop around civilization we went on a flight/boat tours to the Horizontal Falls.

Michael asking kindly the pilot if he could sit in front of the little 8 seater seaplane we had to fly with in order to get to the place....

Mitchell Falls

Posted on 08 June 2014

After a rough, bumpy and corrugated dirt road and around 4 km of hiking we reached Mitchell Falls - all the effort was worth it!!! 

See it for yourself

Mitchell Falls

Mitchell Falls still with plenty of water - it would be fantastic to see it in the wet season...

Arrival Byron Bay Destination Western Australia

Posted on 08 May 2014

After 12 Hours flight from Dubai we finally arrived at Sydney Airport moving on to Ballina/Byron Bay where we got escorted with a shuttle bus to Byron Bay to pick up our stuff and kimberley karavan campertrailer. Taking it easy the rest of the day...

Cape Raoul

Posted on 16 January 2012

Today we walked for almost 6 hours (nominated time 5 hours, but we are a bit slower because of too many photo/video stops) to the fantastic lookout called Cape Raoul. It was a long walk but fully worth the effort. We walked through rainforest - sometimes...

Kempton

Posted on 15 January 2012

As we didn't find a good place to stay in Hobart - except a showground, where we had to leave before 7am, because of their sunday market - we decided to drive a bit outside Hobart and stopped in the historic little village Kempton.  We found...

Salamanca Market

Posted on 14 January 2012

We asked one of the merchant at the salamance market to play the didgereedoo. I ended up buying one, so now no bad excuse to learn how to play it :)

The Platapus

Posted on 13 January 2012

Mt Field National Park is one of Tasmania's most loved national parks. The park has a wide variety of scenic features and wildlife and offers a great range of facilities for day visitors. We went with one of the Rangers on a night expedition to spot...

Bary's Lake

Posted on 12 January 2012

After a nice day at Lake Sct. Clair National Park - almost without any rain that day, we ended up camping at Bary's Lake, between Sct. Clair Nat. Park and Hamilton. Very nice and peaceful.

Rocky Cape at the Lighthouse

Posted on 10 January 2012

The rocks around Rocky Cape had joints which eroded more rapidly than the surrounding rock and created caves. When sea levels dropped to where they are today, the caves were left above the shoreline, making them ideal for coastal rock shelters.

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Wombat

Posted on 08 January 2012

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A funny little wombat in the Tarkine National Park

Bella

Posted on 05 January 2012

Here is my favorite dog - Bella (also called Bell) - the 8 year old dog of Lennie and Demelza, is still chasing cats, rabbits and megpies, is if she was a young puppy. One morning I went out for a walk with her and Demelza. She was so happy and showed...

Colored Sand at Rainbow Beach

Posted on 17 December 2010

Eastwards from the township of Rainbow Beach you can walk along the beach and see enormous, impressive sandy cliffs, which can be up to 200 metres in height. Erosion has exposed a palette of as many as 72 different coloured sands which have been produced...

In search of the Kangaroo

Posted on 07 December 2010

As we were going for a drive near Woodgate, QLD we were caught by the afternoon tropical rain and suddenly we met the dear fellow the kangaroo along the road :-)... when you least expect it. I guess they were wondering what the strange human creature...

The Travelling Office

Posted on 30 November 2010

In november 2010 Michael and Beate took off downunder to experience Australia's nature and beauty, people and culture with a kimberley karavan, which is specifically made for travelling off road, totally self sufficient and eco-friendly. Our main...