LOST IN THE WEST

Crossing weeli wooli creek pilbara
Crossing Weeli Wolli Creek

 

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Lost in the West

Bobswim waterhole pilbarahickman meteorite crater pilbara newmanFor the last few months we've been on the road - the back roads and red dirt highways of WA - spending 10 weeks or so in and around the Upper Murchison and Gascoyne as well as the Pilbara regions of that vast state.

Bobswim waterhole.  Hickman meteorite crater.
Peak Hill ruins.

peak hill ruins pilbara

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cane River pilbaraflooded track north of peak hill pilbaraUnseasonal rain meant we had to contend with wet roads and flooded creeks for a while but then the country began to bloom and it was magic.

Flood road north of Peak Hill.   Ashburton River Crossing.  
Cane River.

ashburton river crossing

 

The Pilbara is an enjoyable place at any time but when there's more water than normal around and the country is tinged with the colour of wildflowers and the green of young spinifex, it's exquisite.

 

 

aboriginal rock carvingsDe Grey River camp
Ancient rock engravings & Our camp on the De Grey River.

 

 

hammersley gorge Karajini national parkbarlee parkAs well as visiting the normal tourist spots such as Karijini NP we discovered lesser known secrets in the Cane River and Barlee Range nature reserves before heading to Newman and the oasis of the Waterhole Circuit.

Hamersley Gorge.
Cross country near Barlee Range NR.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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See you in the bush.

Ron & Viv

Coastal campsite.

 

 

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