Stuart Highway Express – Banka Banka Station to Elliot (155/4440k)

(written by Nancy (again...)) Up early at Banka Banka – pretty cold this morning – perhaps it is just the dark that makes you feel that way! There is some kind of Outback Adventure tour that stops at this place and when I went into the 'abolution block' early this morning it was chock-a-block with young … Continue reading Stuart Highway Express – Banka Banka Station to Elliot (155/4440k)

Tailwinds on the Stuart Highway – Tennant Creek to Banka Banka Station (101/4285k)

(written by Nancy) (note from Dave: Blues Win, Blues Win!!! NSW 18, Queensland 8, State of Origin II)) Another quiet night at the caravan parks, other than the packs of dogs barking in unison at random times during the night. It did not seem as cold this morning when we finally got up and moving … Continue reading Tailwinds on the Stuart Highway – Tennant Creek to Banka Banka Station (101/4285k)

Conquering the Barkly Highway to Tennant Creek (95/4184km)

(written by Dave) We enjoyed the evening sitting round the table with Steve. The caravaners all headed inside their trailers once it started to get cold. The wind died down so it seemed relatively pleasant to us, compared to the last few days. All the locals and caravaners who've been here before are complaining that it … Continue reading Conquering the Barkly Highway to Tennant Creek (95/4184km)

A nice ride with Steve – Barkly Homestead to bushcamp 70k from 3-ways (117/4089

(written by Dave) We had a great dinner in the roadhouse last night – the Sunday roast special. It was delicious with gravy and some good veggies too. We got some hot water to make our tea and headed back to the tent. While we were away some other folks set up their tent right … Continue reading A nice ride with Steve – Barkly Homestead to bushcamp 70k from 3-ways (117/4089

Kinder winds on the Barkley Highway – Bush camp to Barkly Homestead (125/3973k)

(written by Nancy) Cold overnight but not as chilly this morning as it was yesterday. We did not get up and going until almost 7 as it was very dark in the campsite. We seemed to be moving slow but made oatmeal and coffee to warm us up. Steve was up and ready to go before … Continue reading Kinder winds on the Barkley Highway – Bush camp to Barkly Homestead (125/3973k)