The Gibb River Road is well worth it!
My husband and I have just returned from a trip on the Gibb River Road. Absolutely awesome. I am 67 ys old, my husband is 69, and we are both well traveled, but we have never been to a place like the Kimberleys.
We have been all over Australia, but the one place we would return to anytime is the Kimberleys.
We slept in a tent on a 1 inch mattress, we hiked in 40 degrees, we lugged gallons of water around, we collected fire wood to build a fire, we marched through Spinifex and bathed in warm pools. Unbelievably fantastic.
Our trip brought us from Broome to Kununurra, with a landscape changing every day.
Hopefully we might return to Australia some day and see the parts of the Kimberley that we missed this time. We would also hope to connect more with the Aborigines. I recommend Margot Morgan's book "Mutant Message Down Under."
Enjoy your days on the Gibb River Road and endure the few "hardships." It is well worth it.
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