NULLARBOR TRIP ✔️ .
Arrived safely this arvo after such a fun road trip moving @mrs_grace_shepherd home. Only one run in with a kangaroo in Port Augusta, and we were able to nurse the car home. #perksofamechanicdad
Crossing the Nullarbor — I found a sandy track that led to the edge of the bight and stopped for the night. It was equally awesome and creepy camping at the top of this cliff-face with the wind howling and the waves crashing. Not an easy night of sleep 😉
Вот она моя Австралия последние дней пять: ветер с лучами солнца в волосах, обгоревшее лицо и толстовка на плечах, чтобы спасти красные плечи, спину и грудь от ядерного света и ледяного ветра! Но мне все нравится, я не жалуюсь! :)
А ещё у меня нет ни связи, ни интернета, а так хочется выложить кучу кучу фотографий! И да..снова появилось вдохновение и снимать, и фотографировать, и писать, и думать, и петь, и творить, и улыбаться! Тренирую руку и пальчики каждый день, она болит и ноет каждую ночь, но терпение и труд все перетрут. #true#казимир#западнаяавстралия#eucla#westernaustralia#nullarbor#roadtrip#sand#sanddunes
Standing on the edge of Aus @ The Great Australian Bight! If I could sum up the drive from Perth to Sydney in two words they would be horrifyingly magnificent!
I’d definitely recommend any Aussie give it a red hot crack but first for those brave enough to tick it off the bucket list here’s 6 of my tips.
1. I did this bad boy solo but I’d definitely recommend taking a travel buddy. Having a companion would of definitely calmed some nerves as you can easily travel 300km and see no one! Of course someone to share the driving is also a bonus! The trip is about 40 hrs.
2. Travel light. I had my entire life in the car with me. God forbid something were to go wrong with my set of wheels I would of lost all my belongings as I left them behind to try and make it back to civilisation. I did see a couple of deserted cars with smashed windows and contents looted and thrown everywhere.
3. Get a Telstra sim if you’re not already with Telstra. The Nullarbor is roughly 900km of zero reception unless your provider is Telstra. That’s 9 hours of no google maps, no road side assistance & no calls for help. You can see where I get the terrifying part from now.
4. Don’t drive at dusk, dawn or at night. I did not see one single living kangaroo. I did see at least 50 dead Roos on the side of the road. They can grow easily to 6 ft & are most active at the times above. If you hit one your car is dead and you are too. Simple. On the note of wild life I saw Emus, lizards, sheep, cows and a wedge tail eagle the size of a human feasting on a dead kangaroo. Car please don’t breakdown here please please please lol.
5. Plan your Petrol stops. Write this shit down on some paper!! No reception means no google! Seems obvious right? If you’re anything like me and use google for everything it’s easy to turn to your mobile phone in times of need. It won’t help you here. Knowing roughly how far your car can go on a single tank also goes hand in hand with this tip. I was hugely conservative and filled up every time my tank hit half.
6. Enjoy it!!!! Take heaps of water & download plenty of music, yep I’m a broken record there is no reception or radio lol
Back on the Nullarbor for work! Couldn’t pass up driving the length of the old Eyre Highway from the WA Border all the way to Yalata on rough and degraded dirt/limestone roads, came across some speccy sights along the Great Australian Bight, insanely huge under ground caves, blowholes 20kms inland, old broken down vehicles from the 50s, which are now apart of the landscape and the biggest eagles nest I’ve ever seen! Good to be able to explore a bit more this trip #seeaustralia#Australia @southaustralia #southaustralia#nullarbor#eyrehighway#greataustralianbight#birdsofprey#nationalparks