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Bungle Bungles

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On the very rough track into the Bungles we came across another one of our slithery friends.
A large black headed python wriggling across the track.

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We did the walk into Echidna Gorge in time to see the sun light up the rocks.

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Here we are on the road through the Bungles

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Did another tough walk into Mini Palm Gorge. Beautiful scenery

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Weren't allowed to take our caravan in because of the tough road so we camped overnight in our old tent

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Watched the sunset over the Bungles from one of the lookouts

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Walked into stunning Cathedral Gorge. Didgeridoo was being played by a local guide.
Amazing sound

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The famous Bungle Bungle beehive striped domes were a great sight

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El Questro

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The sign to the famous El Questro station and homestead

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The bar and bistro at the station

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We drove on a 4WD track to Chamberlain Gorge which included a very rough river crossing

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Had a pleasant dip in Zebedee Springs hot thermal pools

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Very rocky and tough bush walk through El Questro Gorge

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Water crossing at the Pentecost River leaving El Questro

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Did another tough bush walk to Emma Gorge on the way out of El Questro

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Gibb River Road

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The start of the infamous Gibb River Road. 30 kms of bitumen and 680 kms of dirt road and dreadful corrugations.
We only did the 30 kms to the El Questro turnoff

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View of the Cockburn Range escarpment which featured in the "Australia"
movie starring Hugh Jackman and Nicole Kidman

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Kununurra - Wyndham

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Did a day trip to Wyndham, the northern most town in WA.
Magnificent view from the 5 rivers lookout

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Giant crocodile sculpture in the middle of town. Wyndham is known for huge crocodiles

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Checked out Ivanhoe Crossing on the return trip from Wyndham.
There was no chance of getting to the other side as the water was running too strongly

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Kununurra

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Spent an enjoyable afternoon sampling the rum at The Hoochery distillery

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Enjoyed drinks by the lake at the edge of the caravan park each evening while we watched the sunset.
Saw the occasional crocodile swim past

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