A visit to Abercrombie River National Park can be an easy overnight escape, or an adventurous exploration of trails, caves and 4WD tracks. On this occasion, we spent a laid back weekend in this rugged wilderness, a few short hours from Sydney. Running out of motivation for winter chores, and other weekend bores, we chucked […]
It was my birthday, and I was in the mood for finding somewhere new, and in low range. A few hours south of Sydney, or a stone’s throw from Canberra; Brindabella National Park looms, ready for the explorer and escapist alike. After a sleep in, and cafe breakfast, we slowly packed the LandCruiser and pointed […]
After following the North – South Caves to Caves trail, in the Kanangra-Boyd National Park, we have returned several times. Day trips and overnight, as there are plenty of other tracks to explore. So, when a friend, an insatiable explorer such as ourselves, suggested a new campsite, and new trails; We packed the LandCruiser. Agreeing to […]
Claim a beachfront bush camp on the south coast. Our mission; Friday night Impossible. That’s how we ended up at Yaboro Flats camping area, for a humid, but unplugged weekend away. We have camped at Yadboro Flats before, so after finding the beach well and truly occupied we turned tail and headed west. A large […]
Billy Goats Bluff, another famed track of the High Country, this one was ‘straight outta Dargo’. Other than that, I purposefully neglected to read too much into it. Mostly because I didn’t want to commit to any trails and secondly, because I didn’t want to excite my imagination with the details. So, on a thick, […]
The warmth and brightness of the sun, is the most natural alarm clock you can’t buy. At our high altitude camp, our closest yet to the aforementioned sun, we were awake early. I resisted leaving the swag, due to the cold. The night had been one of our coldest. David had found the noise of […]
Sometimes spontaneity conflicts with best laid plans or preparation that usually adorns a spot of overlanding. But in our opinion, that’s precisely what weekends are for. Recently we threw the swag on the roof, fridge in the back, and scooted off towards Oberon. Without so much as prerequisite research or notice. Our old favourite Boiling Billy’s […]
Campsite charisma for us demands a few key elements. I think Chichester State Forest in NSW delivers, otherwise I am unsure why we have hauled ourselves up the Pennant Hills Road so many times to get there.