Five weeks throu the Kimberley
by Ben, José, Marjo and René
After five weeks throu the Kimberley we are back in Holland again.
We had a wonderful time, but also scary moments.
We went May 15 on our way to the Mitchell Falls, the roads are just been open.
We went the same day to the Mertens Fall and under the falls, it was beautiful.
But around five or so it began to rain til the next morning.
Around six in the morning a man came to us and say we have to go away, because the roads are closing.
And we went. And what a lot of water have we seen and what a bad road, half way we almost make a detour throu the woods, a piece of the road was so bad that we have the go around it.
It was scary the whole way back, we needed six hours to come at the and of the road.
The way back to Drysdale was better.
We made it, now we have a great story to remember.
Our holiday that we had planned became a different one, because all the main roads are closed.
I want to go to Mornington
and Mt Hart
, Windjana Gorge
and Tunnel Creek
, everything flushed to the toilet.
Later on we spent one day in the Bungles
and then came the rain again.
But we had still had a great holliday, with lots of boat trips and helicopter flights.
Another thing we have promise to say to you is, we went to Geikie Gorge
and there is a new park ranger who is cleaning up the place, a lot of volunteers are helping to get rid of the grass where you are telling about.
On the walking paths there is now sand and the walk is great, but much greater is the boat tour, we loved it.
We thank you for all the great spots that you told us. We had a great time.
Our journey was from Darwin to Katherine, Kununurra
, all the places along the Gibb River Road
, to Mitchell Falls
and then to Derby
, and than throu the Great Northern Hwy back to the Bungles and Lake Argyle back to Darwin.
It was great, many thanks.
Greetings from René and Marjo, Ben and José.
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