Old Andado Station

We were told by a traveller at Dalhousie that the road up to Old Andado was really good and they had gone at 70-80kms an hour but you could go even faster. There are two ways to Old Andado, one is up the Binns Track, the other is via Charlotte Waters and New Crown. One … Continue reading Old Andado Station

Blood Creek and Federal Station

We have been up to watch every sunrise since we have been in the desert. My friend would be proud, just don't tell her it rises later over here 😛 We had a big day ahead of us and wanted the option of being able to camp on route so we packed everything up and … Continue reading Blood Creek and Federal Station

Oasis in the desert

It was a very quiet night apart from the dingoes howling. Yummy pancakes for breakfast while we discussed our plans for the next few days. First up was secure the tent as we had some serious soaking to do. A soak in the hot spring before we had morning tea. Then we did a walk … Continue reading Oasis in the desert

Back on the Rig

The Rig was also pretty corrugated to start with. We came across James and Trinity from Bulldust and Backroads who we had been chatting to via the MySwag forum, it was nice to meet face to face and see that they were safe and enjoying their own adventure on the Simmo. Approx 6km further up the … Continue reading Back on the Rig

Knolls Track, WAA Line & Erabena Track

Chris decided he liked the idea of doing a slight detour off the Rig Road and take the Knolls Track up to the WAA Line across to the Erabena Track and then back onto the Rig. The Knolls Track runs from the Rig Road to the French Line. It is sandy in the southern end … Continue reading Knolls Track, WAA Line & Erabena Track

Simpson Desert – Rig Road

The Rig Road was originally constructed by the petroleum companies to support semi-trailers carrying heavy oil rig equipment. The road was clay capped to make it easier, now the road is badly eroded in some parts. The Rig crosses the southern part of the Simpson Desert. On the Warburton we were driving along the swales, … Continue reading Simpson Desert – Rig Road

Simpson Desert – Warburton Track

We have been given a free copy of an Audio Tour of the Birdsville Track to review. We will do a full review on it soon but what we have heard so far is awesome, so stay tuned. For some people, like us, crossing the Simpson Desert is on their bucket list. For others it … Continue reading Simpson Desert – Warburton Track