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Ellenbrae

sunny 30 °C

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We stopped here for Scones,Jam and Cream. very Yum.

Gibb River Camp Spot
On the Kalumburu road about 1km up On the right hand side before you cross the river is a nice spot to free camp. Don’t go into the other side across the river on the right or you will be bogged like us for over an hour. We had to winch the car out and then come around the back to winch the caravan out. We were very relieved when we were free. This spot is awesome and the birds are everywhere especially red tailed cockatoos. We had an awesome fire and the kids set up there swags but chickened out and slept in the van cause there were bulls with horns everywhere and the groaning noises they were making sounded like we were in Africa with a pride of lions.

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Gibb River Camp by Harry.
We arrived at Gibb river camp. Crossing the river to look for a campsite we found ourselves bogged of course Craig owns a Nissan and we got bogged within 2 minutes of arriving .but it was all right because Craig has a winch on his car. As we were pulling out the winch cable to hook it up to a tree it comes completely off the drum .While Craig put the cable back on me Jordy and Lisa started digging some sand out of under the tyres any way we got out and then had to take the car around the Back to winch out the caravan once we got it out we went back over the river to find camp. We found a good spot to set up and had a rest.

Later on we met dick and Jane the people camping across from us. Dick told us about the lion ant its a little creature that dug a little hole in the sand, it waits for a ant to fall in the hole and then it wacks its tail and spits sand out of the whole and the ant falls in for its dinner. Ir looks like a bit like a tick. It was cool as.
Bye for now Hazdog1er

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Posted by cljj2010 02:12 Archived in Australia

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By the time Jordy & Harry arrive home they will be very experienced outback travellers. What a great experience for 2 young teenagers. love Mum xxx

by margmul

Good Stuff!!

by joodmaso

Hi Hazza,Jordy, Craig & Lisa, hope those lion ants don't bite! Big Harry says to tell Craig he should buy a Toyota!
We had a good laugh reading your comments. I am glad I will be on the less 'wild' part of the trip. Hey Lisa & Craig, if I was there with you on the Gibb River Road I would have been in the van every night! Haz will tell you I scare very easily. Only 6 days til I see you at Broome. I can hardly wait, Miss Haz heaps,
Big Hugs & Kisses,
Mum & Dad. xxxxxxxxxxxxxx

by Hazzas Mum

Tell Harry I agree with him craig should buy a Toyota!! Looking forward to picking you up Anna carnt wait and I am sure haz will be pleased to see you too. Dont forget to bring his lollies...lol

by cljj2010

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