ibis Styles Karratha
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Further up the peninsula, on the coast, is Cossack. This is also a very old town, but is now actually a ghost town. Initially it had the biggest port in the area, and was used to transport sheep and wool in the pastoral times. However it is very tidal and swampy, and ships could not get in very easily at some times of the year, so the port was moved up to Point Samson, with a really long jetty. After that they had a bit of a boom with pearling, ...
... Found ourselves a spot to camp just off the highway in a disused gravel pit which wasn't the worst spot we've seen people camp in. We were surrounded by shrubs, by ourselves and, if no road trains passing, quite peaceful. Only problem were the flies which were pretty persistent when we were sitting ...
Sunny 30 Diesel 169.9 Went touring around the area today. Drove to Dampier which hasn't got a lot to offer other than its huge harbour and the Red Dog statue. Drove on to look at the North West Shelf gas operation which is huge. Unfortunately the visitor centre isn't open on weekends so we didn't get all the good oil on the place Visited a couple of the local beaches and did a bit of a walk through a ...
... Iron, Dampier Salt and Woodsides North West Shelf Venture. Karratha means 'good country'. The surrounds are of spinifex and beautiful white barked coolabah trees. Karratha produces iron ore, Rio Tinto group, (Salt - industrial), and Natural Gas. Drove around town after lunch, booked Marley in for kennelling at the vets for tomorrow while we go to Millstream National Park. So much to do when you look around. Having fun and enjoying every ...
... to Exmouth where services are limited. We stayed close to town in case we needed parts for the fridge. Otherwise, we would have chosen a bush camp tonight!! Really in need of campfire therapy... A big day on the road, tackling road trains & boring stretches of nothing much at all, we enjoyed a balmy night under the Pilbara sky, very excited to land in Exmouth about lunchtime tomorrow ...