Western Australia is a vast territory. We had already spent 70 days exploring this Australian state and were about to disappear into the wilderness and rugged beauty of the immense Kimberley, the northern-most region in Australia. After departing Broome, our travel around Australia in 185 days took us to Derby and then across the stupendous…
We experienced several station stays on our travels around Australia, but the one whose reputation preceded itself, was down on the ranch at El Questro in the East Kimberley region of North Western Australia.
The vast region of the Kimberley in North Western Australia is one place where you can gorge yourself on gorgeous gorges, if you are into that type of thing.
After travelling through the rugged terrain of The Pilbarra, Barn Hill was like an oasis in the middle of the desert!
Unrivalled in their scale, grandeur and diversity of form anywhere in the world, are the Bungle Bungles Range’s extraordinary array of banded sandstone domes.
Where on earth did such a stunningly beautiful beach get a name like Cable Beach? This was my first question when we eventually arrived in Broome on our around Australia trip. Apparently it is was named after just that – boring old cable
I was completely unaware that there were actually two towns named Derby in Australia. As far as towns go they are polar opposites, with one being located in the rugged north west of Australia and the other at the south of our country in Tasmania.
One of the things I loved about North Western Australia and The Kimberley was the boab trees. For some reason they exemplified The Kimberley
For part two of my Aussie Remarkable Rocks I am taking you to the far north-west of West Australia from Barn Hill Station, 128 kms south of Broome, to Broome and Cape Leveque and east to The Kimberley and the amazing Lake Argyle, near the West Australian/Northern Territory border. Barn Hill is situated on a Kimberley…
This is part two of ‘The Road Ahead’ as we ventured into probably one of the most remote wildernesses in Australia, The Kimberley in north-western Australia. It consists of ancient, steep-sided mountain ranges carved through with sandstone and limestone gorges and steep ridges from which the extreme monsoonal climate has removed much of the soil. This…