We left lake argyle as planned on Monday 31st July and after two days free camping we stopped in Katherine on Wednesday to do some shopping at Woolworths. The photo for this blog is what some of the road trains up here are like, especially when you are near a mining area. They aare so big, long and seem to fly along.
Ross and Gabs Travels
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We left Katherine, on Sunday after several days at The Low level Caravan Park and stopped the night at Dunmarra on our 3482km trip home. Monday night we stopped at a place called Banka Banka, which has quite an interesting history. This Cattle station is 100 km north of Tennant Creek and was the first operational pastoral station established in the Northern Territory. The most successful station owners,Philip & Mary Ward ran the station from 1941 to 1970. Dur...
We arrived in Kununurra on Sunday. It is very hot here 37c today Wednesday. Kununurra's claim to fame is the Ord River Scheme and Lake Argyle. This is the first park that has notices in the park – free water from the Ord River water your site fro your fellow travellers. We water our site by washing the car and van. The dam is huge – 87 times the Sydney Harbour. The Ord River is one of the most stunning river systems in Australia. The development of an...