Tag Australia

24 hours in Hobart

Thursday to Saturday, January 12 – 14, 2017 It was a long haul, commencing on Thursday January 12th, down to Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, with stops in LAX and SYD. Every so often a stopover can present a unique opportunity: our…

Australia: Border Crossing and Documentation

This post is about the government documentation we needed and obtained to bring our car into Australia. Australia in General Our car arrived by container ship into Port Botany, Sydney from Los Angeles. We were not involved in any of…

Fremantle (Perth)

October 9 to 22, 2013 Around lunchtime on October 9th we reached the northern suburbs or Perth. Our first stop en route to Fremantle was in Scarborough. Back in 1996 we lived there for a some months for Stephen’s work.…

To Carnarvon

Wednesday, October 2, 2013 Wow, that was a long and boring drive. Day 1 was from Broome to Port Hedland, some 600kms. Day 2 was from Port Hedland to a place called Milinya Roadhouse and a further 800kms. Day 3…

Broome

Monday, September 30, 2013 The drive from Derby was short and easy so we arrived before lunch. A quick tour of the town and retail shops made us realize that today was Queens Birthday.  So about half the shops were…

Derby

Sunday, September 29, 2013 Not a lot going on in Derby. Described in our guide book as a sleepy town, and it certainly did not disappoint in this regard. Ok, it was Sunday, but still. We found a nice cafe…