Tag Archives: Len Beadell

Jupiter Well

Filled up with diesel when the store at Kiwirrkurra opened at 9:00AM. Talked to a few of the locals, both Indigenous and European, everyone was very helpful. There is a new health centre being built and not so long ago … Continue reading

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On the Gary Junction Road

We left Alice Springs 6:00AM Saturday morning. The reason we left so early was that our first fuelling stop on the Gary Junction was Papunya and the general store and fuel closed at 11:30 and didn’t reopen until Monday. It … Continue reading

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The longest shortcut

We’ve decided we need a swim. What’s the use of carrying a boogie board with us unless we actually use it? So it is back into the desert for us. Imagine a line between Alice Springs and Port Headland and … Continue reading

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Traffic and Tourists

Wednesday 10 left our camp on the Heather Highway to meet up with the Great Central Road and then head east until “make camp time”. We normally like to start early and make camp early so that we can have … Continue reading

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Slow going

Left Geraldton Bore early Monday morning. The country we are now travelling in is varied but predominantly open spinifex plains with small mountains and ridges. The track varies from deep sand to rock, with lots of washaways that require careful … Continue reading

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