The Bibbulmun Track 2013 (YouTube) part 1

Being stuck in lockdown has afforded me some time to look at past photo albums and re-imagine how I can show them, in this case via my YouTube Channel. This is a look back at my Bibbulmun Track End to End in late 2013. A playlist that will eventually run to 7 parts, I beginContinue reading “The Bibbulmun Track 2013 (YouTube) part 1”

Australia: Bluff Knoll

My final bushwalk of the trip, and it was one I had finally come to do after first standing at the start 16 years ago. Back then, I was on a coach tour of the South-West, and the car park of Bluff Knoll was merely an attraction that had to be hurriedly ticked off, soContinue reading “Australia: Bluff Knoll”

Porongurup National Park

Ascending from Denmark and Wilson Inlet on the Bibbulmun Track, on my way to the coastal shelter near West Cape Howe, the northern vista affords you a view inland as far as Mount Barker, the mountains of the Stirling Ranges and the granite peaks of the Porongurup National Park. With this scene ingrained in myContinue reading “Porongurup National Park”

The Bibbulmun Track – Denmark to Albany

The final section of my End to End of the Bibbulmun Track in aid of Epilepsy Action: Journey’s End.. Thursday, 14th November 2013: Day 49 Rest day in Denmark: sent my tent, tablet, clothes, extra food, and various other non-essential items on to Albany, and my pack was now considerably lighter. I organised my taxiContinue reading “The Bibbulmun Track – Denmark to Albany”

The Bibbulmun Track – Walpole to Denmark

And so, here is the penultimate section of my walk along the Bibbulmun Track for Epilepsy Action! From Walpole, through to Denmark, via The Valley of the Giants and Peaceful Bay. Friday, 8th November 2013: Day 43 Walpole rest day. Slept in until 6:30 am and wandered down to the cafĂ© about two hours later.Continue reading “The Bibbulmun Track – Walpole to Denmark”

The Bibbulmun Track – Northcliffe to Walpole

Continuing my journey along the Bibbulmun Track with an 8 day section, from Northcliffe across the Pingurup Plains and the coast to Walpole. Friday, 1st November 2013: Day 36 A very late start for us, leaving the Bibbulmun Break Motel and rejoining the track, under threat of drizzle, along the disused tramway and then ontoContinue reading “The Bibbulmun Track – Northcliffe to Walpole”

The Bibbulmun Track – Pemberton to Northcliffe

Continuing my journey along the Bibbulmun Track with a 3 day section, from Pemberton to Northcliffe Monday, 28th October 2013 – Day 32 Mikey and I saw Andrew off at the bus stop, and then went for breakfast; he would be missed. The day was relaxed; posted back some clothes and saved 900 grams, collectedContinue reading “The Bibbulmun Track – Pemberton to Northcliffe”

The Bibbulmun Track – Collie to Balingup

Continuing my Bibbulmun adventure, after a couple of zero days, it was time to complete the section to Balingup. Tuesday, 15th October 2013: Day 19 After three nights in a comfy bed and two days without so much as lifting my rucksack, this morning came as a bit of a shock. I left Colliefields aboutContinue reading “The Bibbulmun Track – Collie to Balingup”

The Bibbulmun Track – Dwellingup to Collie

Here we go with the next leg of my Bibbulmun Adventure. a leg where I had to dig deep as the weather exacerbated the loneliness of walking alone. Tuesday, 8th October 2013: Day 12 Exchanged contact details with Sean; we’ll go for a beer in Fremantle, where he lives, when I get back to Perth,Continue reading “The Bibbulmun Track – Dwellingup to Collie”

The Bibbulmun Track – Mt. Cooke to Dwellingup

Continuing my Bibbulmun Adventure and in this third part I am accompanied by Dropbear, heading from Mount Cooke shelter to my first rest day in the town of Dwellingup. Thursday, 3rd October 2013: Day 7 Dropbear and I were up at 5 am and on the trail forty-five minutes later. We took advantage of theContinue reading “The Bibbulmun Track – Mt. Cooke to Dwellingup”