Tuesday, July 12, 2011

On The Road Again.


As we were leaving Tom Price to go to Port Hedland ( our overnight stop) it started to rain. Perfect day to sit and stitch while DH drove.

Passed lots of long trucks and trucks with trucks on.

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We did  some shopping and then it was On the Road Again.

After hours on the bitumen we turned off the main road and went down a gravel track to  Eighty Mile Beach for our overnight stop. And the sun was shining. YEH!!

I was surprised to see so many campers there.


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The beach is just gorgeous. I can see why it is called Eighty Mile.

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Just what I needed a long walk on the sand.

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Loved it.

Was looking forward to another long walk in the morning but it poured so missed out.
The track out was MUDDY!!!

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I think our car and van need a wash.


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Then it was On the Road Again. LOL
Arrived Derby about 4pm. Another long day.
 Will stay a few days. Need to do some washing and walking. We get car/caravan phobia so need to stretch the legs.

11 comments:

  1. Definitely muddy! Have you found any quilt shops in your travels?

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  2. Looks like you are having a fun trip. Safe travels!

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  3. Wow the size of those trucks!! And that mud!!! Just as well you aren't biking!! Glad to hear you're able to stitch while seeing the sights.

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  4. Just a little bit muddy, wouldn't you say?

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  5. I don't know which would be worse. Mud or dust! It's Mitchell's job to clean my car. I could imagine all the whining if that was my car! LOL

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  6. O my goodness , what an adventure! Wow- what trucks! Do you know what they are carrying? And the land is so flat! People have always told me that if I moved away from the mountains I would miss them. I always thought they were full of "hooy'! If our land was flat I would not have fallen and broke my leg and shattered my ankle! I LOVE flat land!

    That beach is drop dead beautiful ! What are all of those "round circles" scattered over the beach? Is there really Eighty miles of beach?

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  7. what an unreal trip i cant wait to show my hubby your pics as you are doing the trip he has always dreamed of,how exciting,i look forward to more pics

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  8. Just a wee bit of mud Lol! Have fun in your travels, I look forward to hearing more about your journey!

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  9. Great to travel along with you both! Keep the pic's coming! and EnJoY !

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  10. So many tourists up there...I thought they were all in this li'l town this week! Have fun and enjoy Port Heddie

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  11. It's wonderful to be able to follow your adventures - great photos.

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