Travel Blogs from Derby, Australia

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Great Western, Derby, Australia travel blog

Great Western

A travel blog entry by hpeier12

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Today got an early start and went towards Derby ..... long stretches of not much.... stirred up a couple Kangaroos from the Bushes on the Road but by the time I had the Camera out my Backpack they where long gone.... hoping away pretty fast.... For ...

Derby Farm Stay, Derby, Australia travel blog

Derby Farm Stay

A travel blog entry by grizzly

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... and bush walking,...some very special places around here....and many other pursuits. He also sells vegetable seeds to several of Australia's major Heritage Seed Companies. Here is what he states in his help exchange listing: "If you want to experience ...

A Taste of the Kimberley, Derby, Australia travel blog

A Taste of the Kimberley

A travel blog entry by brownsltd

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... morning. We were heading to Derby for two reasons… the first to witness the massive tide variations as Derby is known to have the largest tides in Australia and secondly to take a drive along the Gibb River Road and camp at Windjana Gorge, the road ...

Kimberley Capers Take Two - A taste of the Gibb, Derby, Australia travel blog

Kimberley Capers Take Two - A taste of the Gibb

A travel blog entry by brownsltd

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... really is about all the breathtaking gorges, not just the stunning drive, it is the side trips that truly make this one of Australia’s must do drives… We can’t wait to come back and do the little middle section we have missed and ...

Jun 08, 2011, Derby, Australia travel blog

Jun 08, 2011

A travel blog entry by dettebern

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Camping,camping, Derby, Australia travel blog

Camping,camping

A travel blog entry by nicb69

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... to discover what totally hopeless campers we are as all 4 torches are flat and the batteries are left charging in the van in Derby.( I stand firm in apportioning all blame to Leah and Pete as I have packed in a hungover,sleep deprived haze.) Tunnel Creek ...

Broome to Derby Take 2, Derby, Australia travel blog

Broome to Derby Take 2

A travel blog entry by rachelhwalsh

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... arid in the Dry and inaccessible in the Wet, is scarred with deep gorges and has some of the most dramatic scenery of Australia.  The Gibb River Road is often closed entirely in the wet season and even in the dry, necessitates the crossing of ...

Kimberley Colour Therapy, Cape Leveque, Australia travel blog

Kimberley Colour Therapy

A travel blog entry by fishtails04

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I have realised that the Kimberely is a wonderful place to just be.   Just to sit and observe the natural life around me is constant colour therapy, as if the boldness of the shades somehow seep inside and nourish my soul. ...

What goes up must come down, Derby, Australia travel blog

What goes up must come down

A travel blog entry by rooksfamily

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... We felt lucky to attend the festival as it's not the sort of event that could ever make it to the higher populated areas of Australia. If you could imagine going to Africa and watching a dance festival there, then you get a feel of the experience we ...

Time to ditch our

Time to ditch our "tour guide"

A travel blog entry by steffen102

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... Gorge we drove to Derby, a town with 3.100 people. On our way we stopped at the Boab Prison Tree. Already before Derby was established in 1883, Aboriginal people were kidnapped from the West Kimberley by criminal settlers and forced to work as divers and ...

In the Kimberly wilderness, Derby, Australia travel blog

In the Kimberly wilderness

A travel blog entry by anna_nicola

... and flatly refused to recharge due to an epic failure on our part to use the correct adapters for the current here in Australia! Luckily, the power cables were the only casualties and our laptops were left merely dormant until we were able to source new ...

Exlporing and Drunkness, Derby, Australia travel blog

Exlporing and Drunkness

A travel blog entry by benandbethan

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... then headed off to Derby! Stopped off at the Boab Prison Tree where they used to keep Aboriginal Prisoners on route to Derby/Broome through the Kimberley. Arrived in Derby and explored the tourist attractions. Stopped off at The Old Derby Gaol – a ...

Remember: 'Durby', not 'Darby', Derby, Australia travel blog

Remember: 'Durby', not 'Darby'

A travel blog entry by atlarge

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... and humidity, we were nightly refreshed by a gorgeous cool sea breeze.  Simon, the old salt,  was thrilled to witness the Derby tidal variation - which can be up to 11 metres, and was nearly 10 metres while we were there. Hilary was also ...

Derby & Horizontal Falls, Derby, Australia travel blog

Derby & Horizontal Falls

A travel blog entry by kitravellers

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Booked into caravan park for 2 nights as we booked to do the overnight stay at Horizontal Falls. Derby is very clean and seems to have everything you need, not a lot to do. It has the highest tides to 10metres. When out it is surrounded by mud flats. Has ...

The Gibb River Road Experience, Derby, Australia travel blog

The Gibb River Road Experience

A travel blog entry by fishtails04

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... Galvan's was perfect and provided entertainment in the form of a pair of mating lizards on the path; Windjana hosted what is Australia's highest concentration of freshwater crocs, some of whom were lying on the banks, mouths open to cool themselves, while ...

Slodkowodne krokodyle, Windjana Gorge, Australia travel blog

Slodkowodne krokodyle

A travel blog entry by skleroz75

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Co za przepiekne miejsce. Porannek byl po prostu nierealny, slonce wschodzilo i lekko oswietlalo tylko lewa stronne kanionu druga pozostawiajac w cieniu. Szlismy korytem na pol wyschnietej rzeki, dookola nas slychac i widac bylo pelno ptactwa. Urocze ...

Hap Hap, Derby, Australia travel blog

Hap Hap

A travel blog entry by familie-az-rtw

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Hallo iedereen, Een ontspannen dagje was het vandaag. Zo werden we eens niet wakker van een wekker en hadden we voor tien uur nog geen meter gereden. Na te zijn vertrokken van de camping zochten we de 'beschaving' van een echte shopping mall op. Hier ...

No nie, Taaaka ryba!, Derby, Australia travel blog

No nie, Taaaka ryba!

A travel blog entry by skleroz75

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Dotarlismy do Derby i od razu ruszylam na poszukiwanie poczty majac nadzieje ze paczka za nami dojechala. Okazalo sie ze jest! Babcia wyslala nam polskie pierniki, mloda dostala sliczne ubranka (az zal jej je zakladac taka wraca wieczorami brudna) i ...

zwiedzamy Derby, Derby, Australia travel blog

zwiedzamy Derby

A travel blog entry by skleroz75

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Derby jest badzo malym miasteczkiem i niestety zbyt wielu atrakcji sie z niego nie wycisnie. Dzisiaj zwiedzilismy stare wiezieniez 1906 roku w ktorym przetrzymywano Aborygenow. Caly budynek wyglada jak skladzik na rowery, z tym ze na podlodze wbetonowane ...

The stick insect!!, Geegully Creek, Australia travel blog

The stick insect!!

A travel blog entry by daveandnat

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Windjana Gorge and Tunnel Creek, Derby, Australia travel blog

Windjana Gorge and Tunnel Creek

A travel blog entry by sainty1

We took a chance to experience a small portion of the apparently famous Gibb River Road. This is one of the last great 4wd outback adventure routes and there was no way we were going to attempt in our camper. So we booked a tour. And with ...

The Aboriginal Issue, Derby, Australia travel blog

The Aboriginal Issue

A travel blog entry by rachelhwalsh

... problem is not solved. There are many government initiatives that are aimed at changing the position of Aboriginal people in Australia.  Many national parks have been handed to their traditional owners who lease them back to the federal ...

Over and Under Pressure, Derby, Australia travel blog

Over and Under Pressure

A travel blog entry by handytravels

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... had entered the Gibb river road only a few hours earlier after a short refuel and resupply mission in the town of DerbyDerby was a weird one, seemingly abandoned with one petrol station having closed at midday, yet there were enough kept houses to ...

Derby, Derby, Australia travel blog

Derby

A travel blog entry by alanandchris

... eagle, some of the worlds oldest scenery, butterflies and insects galore and, of course, the bloody squawking parrots. The 150km back to Derby took just under 2 hours because I was fed up of going slowly. It's amazing how much fun it is in a Hi-top ...

A Public APology, Derby, Australia travel blog

A Public APology

A travel blog entry by hottubtour

Just to let any concerned soul know I am alive and well and will hopefully get to write some stuff in the next few days. been out in the middel of knowwhere for weeks and just don't have the time, and when I do have the time the nearest think to Internet ...

Entry 3: Castles In The Air, Derby, Australia travel blog

Entry 3: Castles In The Air

A travel blog entry by kirrily.welsh

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... that looked like a desert however I am not sure which one but the flight tracker indicated that it was somewhere over Western Australia. I could make out the ripples in the orange sand and thought faaark it would be pretty scary to be lost out there all ...

Derby - NO STORY., Derby, Australia travel blog

Derby - NO STORY.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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Adventure before Dementia, Derby, Australia travel blog

Adventure before Dementia

A travel blog entry by jessen

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... a dirt road that takes us right through the heart of the Kimberley (this is the country most of you would have seen in the film Australia). We'll be travelling with the Ramke's and be stopping at all the gorges along the way, we expect it to be the ...

Pearls and crocs, Derby, Australia travel blog

Pearls and crocs

A travel blog entry by sibsibba

Hello from Cygnet Bay, a pearl farm in the extreme north of Western 'stralia in the Kimberleys. And what a week it was. First funny thing was that we were told to take a dog with us down to the beach 50 meters in front of our house if we do want to go ...

Derby.  Western Australia, Derby, Australia travel blog

Derby. Western Australia

A travel blog entry by barbrob

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... Prison Boab tree on the outskirts of town.The tree is 1500 years old. Prisoners where chained to this tree before coming into Derby. Most of the prisoners where aborigines who were captured and used as slaves to dive for pearls. Terrible times. Beside the ...

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