Purnululu day 2

7 June 2002 I rose with the sun the next day and made myself a coffee and went out for a walk to observe the area at dawn.  There were dingo tracks in a clay pan close by the camp. You could hear the dingos howling at night, and we had spotted one on the…

Purnululu (Bungle Bungles)

6 June 2002 On the morning of our journey into Purnululu National Park, we all woke up in the dark. The kids ate breakfast; I threw down a few coffees and furiously packed what I could into the trailer and secured it. We were out the front of the roadhouse at Turkey Creek by 5.20…

Warmun (Turkey Ck)

5 June 2002 Our first day in Warmun was spent trying to catch up with schoolwork.  This is a never-ending task that constantly manages to elude us.  The big carrot on a stick was a 4.00 p.m. helicopter flight, which we all anticipated with relish. When the time came we crowded into a small demountable…

Kununurra

30 May–2 Jun 2002 On the morning of our first full day in Kununurra the girls enjoyed the company of their three friends from Bondi.  They all sat around playing a card game called Pig.  We spent most of the rest of the day catching up on schoolwork and then went into town to post…