Author Archives: tncpowell

Work is a dirty word

T – Now that we are stopped back at home its time to knuckle down and start looking for work. Yuk! I was brought up believing that hard work is the best way to get by in life, and I still believe it. So I set about looking for a few jobs. C – If…

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Home! But not the end…….

T – What a bloody cold uncomfortable night we had! Both our sleeping mats went dead flat, the cold came in thanks to a whistling breeze and we stiffly climbed out of the tent and very reluctantly began the process of packing it away. We were tired. Were were stiff and we just wanted to…

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Yulara!!

C – What a special morning! The sun glowed brilliant orange on the horizon before showing itself to the very cold and crisp desert morning. But it did not take long for the warmth to spread and we were soon enjoying the sunshine with a hot cup of coffee. T – Life is sure tough…

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Alice? Who the hell is Alice?

C – We stocked up on extra supplies in Alice Springs due to the long ride through the desert to Laverton. With extra fuel, water and food, poor Rosie now weighs a ton and she certainly felt it as we slugged our way out of town. T – While there were fuel stops along the…

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Todd is everything.

C – After a wonderful dinner at the local steakhouse last night, followed by extremely delicious and generous servings of icecream, we slept very well! Waking up to a warm, desert sun was absolutely amazing and after a breakfast and yet another hot shower, we hit the streets of Alice. We wandered through the centre,…

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The long long slog

T – As we have done nothing much more than slog out a couple of thousand, yes a couple of thousand, kilometers down a highway we had decided to condense the 5 days of slog into a single entry. C – We say five days of slog.. But really – what beautiful landscape! It has…

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Its daylight robbery!

T – Yet another lonnnng nights sleep in a lovely bush camp. Im finding it hard to stay awake past 7pm! Still at least it means that I am up with the sun each morning and thats my favourite part of the day! This morning I was greeted by laughter from a group of Kookaburras…

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