National Parks About 10
Dirt/sandy/rocky/extremely rocky- roads/
tracks/beaches/riverbeds Lots – well over 2000 kilometres
Corrugations Millions!!! Poor DMax.
Sang “On the road again” Every time we headed to a new location.
Finger waves to oncoming cars Thousands
People we met and talked to Everywhere we camped and everybody was so friendly, just lovely
Dinner under the stars Approximately 80
Campfires Lots but not enough
Injuries One from collecting fire wood!
Camper unpacking/packing up Approximately 50 times
Swims – beach and gorges Always cool and refreshing!! But I think the ocean swim in the beautiful blue water at Cable Beach after being on Gibb river road for two weeks was my fave.
Bags of ice 75 or thereabouts (have to keep the Princesses’ prosecco cold!!)
Shells Got myself a new collection!!
Crocodiles Enough to know that swimming in NT and Kimberly not always a good idea!!
Emu’s About 20 including 5 having a bath at Denham
Dolphins/Turtles Beautiful, lots
Humpback Whales One of my highlights, lots and lots around Exmouth
Birds Too many to list but love the black cockatoos on the Gibb River Road, Jabirus in Kakadu & Emus of course
Tropic of Capricorn Crossed twice!
Indian Ocean Views and sunsets So many and each one left us feeling appreciative for this journey!! The journey of life that is!
New windscreen One
Fuel Couldn’t bear to keep a record of the cost!!! Most expensive $2.10/litre diesel
Fresh fish dinners A few but, Not enough!!
Memories Countless and absolutely priceless – Trip of a lifetime!
Greg’s List of Credits; The Prosecco princess for being a wonderful travelling companion.
Isuzu D-Max for being a tough truck
ARB for great Suspension over all the corrugations
Pioneer Camper for being a great home for our three month trip
All the remote bottle shops that stocked Prosecco, made the Princess happy!
The weather gods, no rain until last few days
Andy from North bound charters, Rob caught her first barra and I landed two threadfin salmon over a metre long
The Victorians we met at a roadhouse in the NT for my one and only hangover (worth it)
Willie Nelson for “on the road again”!!