Wednesday, August 3, 2011

The last 1800kms Part 1

On our drive from Broome to Newman there was lots of colour in both the flowers and Iron Ore Hills.
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Arrived Newman Saturday after a bush camp the night before.
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Loved the sculptures around town but DH preferred all the BIG machinery
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So glad I do not have to change this tyre!!!
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Did catch up with some washing but it was hard to find a spot on the line.
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After lunch went for a drive to the town dam.
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Lovely spot. Locals often go kayaking.

On our way again Monday morning.The weather was warm and sunny as we drove towards Meekatharra. Our last stop.

I enjoyed stitching my hexies as we went.
Do you even spear your finger??
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I cannot wear a thimble so after sewing sew many hexies I often pierce my finger.

Got to Meeka round 5, set up and had a shower before cooking dinner.

Love the d├ęcor
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but the showers were clean and the water nice and hot.

Ate our dinner did dishes and early to bed.

Part 2 tomorrow or should I say later today. I am off to my OWN BIG bed as it is 1am.



13 comments:

  1. It must be wonderful to take such a long vacation. Here in America, it is rare to take off more than one week at a time. Your scenery is so beautiful, I would have taken zillions of photos. Thanks for sharing the entire trip!

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  2. Welcome home!!!! I am sure that bed felt fabulous. You saw so many beautiful sights on your wonderful trip.

    Ouch....I can't wear a thinble either. If I put one on, I find I use the next finger over so I stab myself all of the time too.

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  3. welcome home! Yup, stabbed myself doing hexis just yesterday. OUch!

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  4. Glad you're home safe and sound. More lovely photos. I feel like we've been on the trip with you!

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  5. What a lot of wonderful memories.... great pictures... are you going to print your blog for your trip?
    Finger piercing - ouch.... I am usually a thimble wearer.... but I am clumsy and still stab myself!
    Hugz

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  6. always stabbing my finger,lovely pics Maria,enjoy your big bed and glad you are both home safe and sound.

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  7. Welcome home. Great photos to remember your trip by and a book would be a good idea.
    I agree with Blue...there's nothing quite as sexy as a Haulpack. I'd put my shoes under one any day.

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  8. Fabulous photos. Thanks so much for sharing.

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  9. That machinery sure is big- love all the colours in your photos. I can't get used to wearing a thimble so like you end up with the needle going into the end of my finger- I need to find a thimble to suit and persevere i suppose...

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  10. All the sights look great. I love all the wild flowers. I feel the pain of that needle stab!

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  11. Lovely flowers and wonderful vacations. The photos are great.
    Glad you arrived home safely.

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  12. You've certainly seen and done lot's on your travels I have enjoyed seeing the different places, thanks for sharing... but there sure is no place like home!

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