Saturday, 22 August 2015

Kununurra - Broome

27.07. - 22.08.2015

Kununurra - Warmun (Turkey Creek)  - Larrawah Station - Fitzroy Crossing - Willare Bridge Roadhouse - Broome

kilometer: 1.067
day on bike: 8
average distance per day: 133
achieved 25.000km in total  = over 12.000km in Australia
earliest start at all: 3:30am for Willare Bridge Roadhouse, 162km to Broome too avoid the wind and heat.

highlights: awesome homestays, great people all over the trip :-)

grey-nomads are usually very nice. this couple was very very friendly. invitation for food and coffee :-)

wild camping

the parents were not so friendly, but the children very friendly and snoopy; wanted to know all about my bike :-)

nice chat on the road. 

the current government intents to close several Aboriginal communities.

funny sign, but the meat was very tasty !

Old Halls Creek, the houses are made of termite mounts

in the wet season, the water will come until where the car is standing.....

View over Halls Creek

the shire has different places with chicken, to test, if mozzies are infected with dengue, ross-fever and encephalities

Alan is a enviromental health inspector, here he is preparing to take blood from the chicken.

nice meeting at the shire council with Musa, Health & Regulatory Services Manager (boss), Steven and Alan.

Russian Jack, story see below

Larrawah Station. awesome place, friendly people and tasty food :-)

corrugation (Wellblechpiste)

Wolfgang and Heidi from Germany. we stayed together on the Larrawah Station.

yes, it is a German registration plate.

Boab rest area.... you can see my tent below the tree :-)

I find so many things on the road. this wallet was full with credit cards, driver licence.  I took it to the police in Broome.

Cable Beach, Broome

yes, you can do a camel trip along the beach.

after Halls Creek, 2nd meeting with Astrid and Beat from Switzerland, on pushbikes, too !

my awesome ""-hosts in Broome: the Pedlar family (from left to right: Fleur, Max, Oliver and Reuwen) and Madhavi, Reuwens girl-friend. Max is building all kind of crazy pushbikes, the sons and Madhavi are at a school for circus. amazing !

workshop for used bicycles

Smicko, the owner of Padicab & Co.
Sunset at Gantheaume Point

left: Felicity my next awesome host in Broome .  she is a friend of a friend in Kununurra and with terrific hospitality. right Simon a  good friend of her.  beautiful sunset :-)

low tide

high tide: 8,5m plus !

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big nest of an osprey in the light-tower

helping Felicity to check the irrigation system

not more used to do manual work. after 2 hours totally exhausted :-)

not too bad ;-) but only a small milestone on my trip.

Broome is famous for its perl-industry

pressure chamber for divers


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