Monthly Archives: August 2014

Day 22

Coomalie Farm to Darwin  86 km Final Day Started the day with free bacon and egg sangers care of the Northern Territory Motor Enthusiasts Club then we waited around for the Air Force to turn up with their kero to … Continue reading

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Day 21

Bark Hut to Coomalie Farm 130 km Today was not about the driving as 130 km passes quick enough even at 55 kph, it was all about the fly-in at Coomalie farm. We arrived after lunch and already various fixed … Continue reading

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Day 20

Coolinda to Bark Hut 190 km When we first headed out nearly 3 weeks ago a vehicle with a windscreen was a definite advantage as you could cower behind it from the freezing wind, now the boot is on the … Continue reading

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Day 19

Katherine to Cooinda 248 km Last of the long days today so I started early to beat the heat although as the Siz has no windscreen the evaporative cooling kicks in at over 40 kph, so just keep drinking water. … Continue reading

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Day 18

Katherine 0 km Rest Day Mostly today it was sightseeing with a little maintenance thrown in just to keep the gods happy, personally I’m just touching wood, only 650 km to go. Katherine Gorge by air and water and again … Continue reading

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Day 17

Daly Waters to Katherine 270 km For the first time today I just emptied my spare 10 litre fuel can into the tank and took off, as the map said there was fuel at Larrimah a mere 88 km away, … Continue reading

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Day 16

Day 16 Renner Springs to Daly Waters 243 km Today I left early firstly to get a site at Daly Waters as they would not take bookings and secondly to catch up with everyone I could at the rest stops … Continue reading

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Day 15

Wauchope to Renner Springs 273 km Another great day but another day with no internet or mobile access, funnily enough we drove past a Telstra Countrywide sign today with my phone showing zero bars, maybe Telstra’s marketing department should talk … Continue reading

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Day 14

Ti-tree to Wauchope about 190 km I’m writing this at the surprisingly good Wauchope Hotel, caravan park. We just had a lovely meal in the bistro but as there is no mobile coverage here, this post will happen tomorrow assuming … Continue reading

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Day 13

Alice Springs to Ti Tree 193 km Today we had 193 glorious kilometers of tailwind assisted travel from temperate to tropical although the climate is definitely still temperate but no need to rush these things. Carrot and Michael Holding were … Continue reading

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