Author Archives: MattJill

Exploring the East

We have been having way too much fun to be writing lately, but as this part of our journey comes to an end, this moment provides the perfect opportunity to communicate our highlights of the past 6 weeks. So, after … Continue reading

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We All Need A Hand Sometimes

On our travels we have met some truly inspirational people. One of those special friends we made is Kanthan from Sri Lanka. So, what makes Kanthan so inspirational? He grew up and survived in a war. He is a Tamil … Continue reading

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Dash Through The Territory

We enter the Northern Territory with an unfamiliar feeling. A desire to push on through this alluring patch of our country, stopping only at the attractions fringing the most direct route south to cooler pastures. Although this is an unfamiliar … Continue reading

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What Not To Do On The Road

We have packed too much stuff Dad, you were right. We did pack too much. We didn’t use our down jackets, tennis rackets, or painting box. I am now even carrying around bags of shells and rocks. The thought that … Continue reading

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The Best of the West

We are a few days short of 6 months of travelling Western Australia. But today, we finally made it out of our home state! Here is a post summarising our favourite highlights, sights and sleeping spots from this part of … Continue reading

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East Kimberly

The raw beauty of The Kimberley region in the north west of Australia continues to stupefy us. Rolling into the Purnululu National Park the Bungle Bungles grow in front of us. This 360 million year old range is made up of … Continue reading

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Home On The Gibb

Leaving our trusty portable home behind in the Derby caravan park we hit the Gibb River Road with our ultra portable home, AKA the tent.First stop the prison boab tree where police used to keep their prisoners in overnight when … Continue reading

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I’m voting for Happiness

  Once again we are faced with the decision of who to elect to run our country. While the pollies vie for your vote, trying to convince you that they will do the best job, history has shown us that … Continue reading

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Red Gorge Reflections

Karijini National Park is a wonderland of spectacular sights. It’s loaded with heaps of amazing gorges for us to explore and I am loving every moment, wearing out my camera! But due to the nature of Nature herself, not all … Continue reading

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Being What You Love To Do

Ever since I was a boy (some may say I still am) I have loved exploring and going on adventures. From navigating the reefs of Rottnest Island in a dinghy to crawling through the bush by the river just near … Continue reading

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