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We are bush camping at a station on Ningaloo reef, Western Australia. A dream come true — is that totally corn ball?

We met up with some new friends who have four kids — their oldest are same age as our two and they have a club where they do lots of activities together. Pleased to have some kid company for them.

Our campsite — Beach frontage :: sandy floor :: new friends :: Magical sunsets :: colorful shells :: clear water :: wind and clouds today :: termite mounds :: fossils :: crafts :: conversation.

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Blow holes and shell beaches

May 11, 2013

Heading continually north. We didn’t stay in the town of Cararvon instead we camped at the almost free camp out of town near the blow holes. Spectacular setting and unusual camp ground with very rustic DIY holiday shacks littered about. The camping was a long dirt road running along the coast with camping spots off […]

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Western skies

May 6, 2013

Hamelin pool for a few days. Swimming pool, sunsets, shell beach, writing in the sun and breeze. Sausages for dinner followed by hot chocolates for supper after an evening swim.

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Perth and Fremantle

May 3, 2013

Stayed in the suburbs of Perth and bussed and trained into Perth and Fremantle for sightseeing each day. Fremantle Prison was the highlight — amazing place — textures and history. The tours we went on were so interesting — the best tour guide I think I have ever encountered. Heading north now.

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Have you been following our trip?

May 1, 2013

I have been keeping the Action Pack blog updated with our trip — you can follow along if you like — we have been surfing, cooking over the camp fire and doing chores; we have been writing, fishing, and exploring too. We are about to leave the southern end of Australia and travel along the West […]

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Surf, sun and other stuff!

April 22, 2013

So the kids did surfing lessons. And we have been chilling at camp, exploring the region, eating lots of good food, cooking over the camp fire, swimming most every day and reading lots of books. also learning times tables off by heart, reading up about snakes and fish and frogs, enjoying the local farmers market […]

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Foodie trip

April 21, 2013

Cake :: scones with cream :: slow cooked curry :: sausage soup :: baked vegetables … Loving cooking with fire.

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Camp cooking kinda genius

April 16, 2013

We have been getting really good at Camp oven cooking — pizza :: bread :: roast chicken :: hobo foil meals :: roast potatoes :: cinnamon scrolls :: apple spice cake — is there no end to our amazing ness?! What are your fave camp oven recipes and experiences?

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Getting chores done kind of a day

April 13, 2013

Laundromat :: library :: groceries :: wine :: farmers market

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Campfire cooking

April 9, 2013

We have been spent the last few weeks able to have a campfire and we have been loving the freedom (and restrictions) of cooking over a campfire. BBQ and roast chicken and bread have all made it onto the menu. If you get a chance to light a backyard fire, or go camping for a […]

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