We decided to take Frenchmans Track out from Iron Range National Park. It’s a very rough off road track that is notoriously difficult. We weren’t sure whether we should tackle it being […]
Maheno Wreck, Fraser Island
A ship wreck called the Maheno is a popular attraction on Fraser Island. Get yourself some artistic shots depicting man’s futile attempts to conquer the power of mother nature. She was wrecked […]
Lake Wabby, Fraser Island
Another great lake on Fraser Island is Lake Wabby. It is accessed along a couple of kilometer walking track from the beach carpark. The lake is due to disappear any time soon due to […]
Fraser Island, Great Sandy National Park
Fraser Island is quite an exotic sounding destination for westerners like us so we were quite excited to visit it for the first time. We paid our $11 per day vehicle access […]
Been playing around with a new set of racks the last couple of days. It’s been fun. The install is finished and the roof is ready to be loaded up again.
Bullita Stock Route, Gregory National Park, Northern Territory
I twisted Sharni’s arm and convinced her that we should tackle the Bullita Stock Route after our night at the Bullita camp ground near the homestead in Gregory National Park. It’s a […]
New article published about why we got a Toyota Hilux.
Wrote an article about why we chose a ute, and why it was a Toyota Hilux. Check out the new article here.
Mr Muscles AKA Ariel Gustavo!
Our almost brother-in-law Gus came over this morning to help Joe lift the 40kg solar panels on top of the roof platform (Mr Muscles can shoulder press 40kg per arm!!!!) Now we […]
Side annex mounted
Can’t believe how easy it is to roll out our annex from the side of the car. Ladies and gentleman we have permanent SHADE!!!! Seems pretty good for an Ebay special. The […]
Rhino roof platform on!
With the Rhino roof platform installed Joe can now mount the solar panels!
Four Wheel Drive storage draws are complete
Yesterday we oiled and stained the storage drawers in the back of the hilux and mounted the 80 litre car fridge and tested how the stowaway bikes fit in. Looking good…
Roof top tent mounted
Exciting. Joe mounted the roof top tent on Saturday. All I have to do is buy some egg carton style foam to put on top of the mattress to make it more […]
Positive thinking – what we have already done…
After going through the ever growing list of stuff we haven’t done I thought I would list what modifications we have already done to the hilux; installed new lift kit. At the […]
The never ending ‘To Do List’!
I think I was in lala land thinking we would be starting our adventure this coming Wednesday! Joe still needs to do the following to the car… Joe- incomplete hilux jobs: install […]
Fridge/freezer No.1 installed & toiletsssssssssss
The big WAECO fridge has now been installed in the back. All Joe has to do now is find somewhere in the back to mount the power switches so we can turn […]