Archive for the ‘General’ Category

Munda Biddi Trail

Posted: 8th March 2020 by Andrew in General

The Munda Biddi Trail is a 1,072km off-road adventure cycling trail from Mundaring (Perth Hills) to Albany WA. I rode sections of it on weekends and then more during Covid lockdown.

Kayak Freo Harbour

Posted: 19th February 2020 by Andrew in General

Kayak Swan River WA

Posted: 15th February 2020 by Andrew in General

Langford Mountain Bike Park

Posted: 8th February 2020 by Andrew in General

Jarrahdale WA

Sydney visits

Posted: 28th May 2017 by Andrew in General

Because it’s an hour down the road

Gloucester and Barrington Tops

Posted: 22nd April 2017 by Andrew in General

World Heritage area. Visited to camp and explore over and over again

Watagans and Central Coast

Posted: 1st April 2017 by Andrew in General

Bathurst 12 Hour 2017

Posted: 5th February 2017 by Andrew in General

Dangar Island

Posted: 21st January 2017 by Andrew in General

A favourite to visit and revisit by kayak and SUP

Newcastle Scenes

Posted: 20th November 2016 by Andrew in General

Hunter Valley

Posted: 20th November 2016 by Andrew in General

Hunter River wandering

Posted: 18th November 2016 by Andrew in General

New Cobra Tourer kayak

Posted: 5th November 2016 by Andrew in General

Hawkesbury River day out

Posted: 6th October 2016 by Andrew in General

Exploring Newcastle by bike

Posted: 11th September 2016 by Andrew in General

On the move – Whyalla to Newcastle

Posted: 25th August 2016 by Andrew in General

Newcastle preview

Posted: 16th May 2016 by Andrew in General

May 2016 Newcastle visit prior to moving there

Adelaide Motorsport Festival – Sports Cars on Display

Posted: 20th October 2015 by Andrew in General

To celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the first Adelaide Formula One Grand Prix, the old Victoria Park part of the track hosted a weekend of displays and track sprints. CLICK ON THE PICTURE ABOVE TO GO TO THE PHOTOS PAGE  

Adelaide Motorsport Festival – Touring Cars on Track

Posted: 20th October 2015 by Andrew in General

To celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the first Adelaide Formula One Grand Prix, the old Victoria Park part of the track hosted a weekend of displays and track sprints. CLICK ON THE PICTURE ABOVE TO GO TO THE PHOTOS PAGE  

Adelaide Motorsport Festival – Sports Cars on track

Posted: 20th October 2015 by Andrew in General

To celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the first Adelaide Formula One Grand Prix, the old Victoria Park part of the track hosted a weekend of displays and track sprints. CLICK ON THE PICTURE ABOVE TO GO TO THE PHOTOS PAGE

To celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the first Adelaide Formula One Grand Prix, the old Victoria Park part of the track hosted a weekend of displays and track sprints. CLICK ON THE PICTURE ABOVE TO GO TO THE PHOTOS PAGE

Adelaide Motorsport Festival – Formula 1’s on track

Posted: 20th October 2015 by Andrew in General

To celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the first Adelaide Formula One Grand Prix, the old Victoria Park part of the track hosted a weekend of displays and track sprints. CLICK ON THE PICTURE ABOVE TO GO TO THE PHOTOS PAGE

Hiding in plain sight

Posted: 14th October 2015 by Andrew in General

Found this little guy/girl in our front yard tonight. Didn’t seem concerned as I moved around to get it from all angles. CLICK ON THE PHOTO ABOVE TO SEE MORE PICTURES    

Broken Hill and the Outback Challenge – September 2015

Posted: 30th September 2015 by Andrew in General

Spent the weekend in Broken Hill for the first couple of days of the 2015 Outback Challenge. CLICK ON THE PHOTO ABOVE TO GO TO THE PAGE

Went for a drive last Sunday, exploring the back roads around the mid-North of South Australia   CLICK ON THE PHOTO ABOVE TO GO TO THE PAGE

Cowell & Cleve day trip 16 May 2015

Posted: 17th May 2015 by Andrew in General

Went for a drive with 18 local photographers in 8 cars to visit a few areas on Upper Eyre Peninsula   CLICK ON THE PHOTO ABOVE TO SEE THE PHOTOS

Southern Flinders Ranges March 2015

Posted: 9th March 2015 by Andrew in General

Some pics from a trip into the Southern Flinders Ranges. CLICK ON THE PHOTO ABOVE TO SEE THE PHOTOS

In search of my photo mojo 15Feb2015

Posted: 15th February 2015 by Andrew in General

Threw the cameras into the ‘cruiser and went and spent a couple of hours on the highway and backroads down around Cowell. CLICK ON THE PHOTO ABOVE TO SEE THE PHOTOS

Rays of light in my big backyard

Posted: 7th January 2015 by Andrew in General

Saw this tonight, grabbed a camera and shot a few different angles. CLICK ON THE PHOTO ABOVE TO SEE THE PHOTOS

B&W Challenge

Posted: 9th November 2014 by Andrew in General

Those who use Facebook would have seen a challenge going around where people are asked to post 5 B&W photos over 5 days. I must admit that turning colour pics that I like into B&W has never appealed to me but I know many that do. I’ve been asked to “rise to the challenge”. Here […]

Menindie Lakes

Posted: 1st November 2014 by Andrew in General

While in Broken Hill for the Outback Challenge I headed out to Menindie Lakes for a wander. CLICK ON THE PHOTO ABOVE TO GO TO THE FULL PAGE

2014 Outback Challenge

Posted: 1st November 2014 by Andrew in General

Went to Broken Hill for the first couple of days of the 2014 Outback Challenge. CLICK ON THE PHOTO ABOVE TO GO TO THE FULL PAGE

FYRLYT update – 2 years later

Posted: 22nd September 2014 by Andrew in General

It’s been 2 years since I posted about FYRLYT driving lights. Given it appears to be the most searched page on this site it’s probably time for an update. Ive added the update to the bottom of the original page at: FYRLYT Article **UPDATE** September 2014 So, after 2 years of hanging off the front […]

My new Photo Gallery

Posted: 16th September 2014 by Andrew in General

Have (finally) got my photo collection sorted and uploaded at http://photos.touring4x4.com/ Please take a look around and all feedback on the good, bad and ugly is welcome! While photos can be purchased through this site (eventually) I’m quite happy for people to just look and enjoy. Here’s a sample.

Corunna Station, August 2014

Posted: 3rd August 2014 by Andrew in General

Went for a day trip with the Whyalla 4WD Club out to Corunna Station, just out of Iron Knob, SA. CLICK ON THE PHOTO ABOVE TO GO TO THE PHOTOS and VIDEOS PAGE

Kayaks & Paddling in Eight Mile Creek

Posted: 6th May 2014 by Andrew in General

Kayaks & Paddling in Eight Mile Creek CLICK ON THE PHOTO ABOVE TO GO TO THE PHOTOS and VIDEOS PAGE

Wallaroo, Easter 2014

Posted: 21st April 2014 by Andrew in General

Easter Long Weekend in Wallaroo CLICK ON THE PHOTO ABOVE TO GO TO THE PHOTOS PAGE

Johnburgh and the Bendleby Ranges, March 2014

Posted: 11th March 2014 by Andrew in General

Johnburgh and the Bendleby Ranges CLICK ON THE PHOTO ABOVE TO GO TO THE PHOTOS PAGE

Limestone Coast, December 2013

Posted: 19th January 2014 by Andrew in General

Limestone Coast CLICK ON THE PHOTO ABOVE TO GO TO THE PHOTOS PAGE

Little Dip Conservation Park, December 2013

Posted: 19th January 2014 by Andrew in General

Little Dip Conservation Park CLICK ON THE PHOTO ABOVE TO GO TO THE PHOTOS PAGE

Canunda National Park, December 2013

Posted: 19th January 2014 by Andrew in General

Canunda National Park CLICK ON THE PHOTO ABOVE TO GO TO THE PHOTOS PAGE

Tantanoola Caves, January 2014

Posted: 19th January 2014 by Andrew in General

Tantanoola Caves CLICK ON THE PHOTO ABOVE TO GO TO THE PHOTOS PAGE

Glencoe Woolshed, January 2014

Posted: 19th January 2014 by Andrew in General

Glencoe Woolshed CLICK ON THE PHOTO ABOVE TO GO TO THE PHOTOS PAGE

Northern Flinders Ranges, December 2013

Posted: 7th December 2013 by Andrew in General

Northern Flinders Ranges CLICK ON THE PHOTO ABOVE TO GO TO THE PHOTOS PAGE

Whyalla to Tarcoola and back again, just to see how far it is. Google would have been easier but a lot less fun. CLICK ON THE PHOTO ABOVE TO GO TO THE PHOTOS PAGE

Where eagles dare….

Posted: 21st August 2013 by Andrew in General

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Flinders 450 at Baroota SA

Posted: 28th July 2013 by Andrew in General

Fifth round of the Australian Off Road Racing Championship CLICK ON THE PHOTO ABOVE TO GO TO THE PHOTOS PAGE

Middleback Station revisited

Posted: 7th July 2013 by Andrew in General

Middleback Station – End of an era. CLICK ON THE PHOTO ABOVE TO GO TO THE PHOTOS PAGE

Middleback Station–End of an era

Posted: 1st July 2013 by Andrew in General

Middleback Station is only 20kms from Whyalla and with a group of others we went, with permission, to try and capture some final shots of the property and history. CLICK ON THE PHOTO ABOVE TO GO TO THE PHOTOS PAGE

Four days in the Flinders Ranges–Anzac Weekend 2013

Posted: 28th April 2013 by Andrew in General

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Clipsal500 2013

Posted: 5th March 2013 by Andrew in General

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RAAF Roulettes visit to Whyalla

Posted: 18th November 2012 by Andrew in General

On Saturday 17th November 2012 the RAAF Roulettes visited Whyalla to perform their aerobatic show over the local cadets anniversary parade and celebrations. CLICK ON THE PHOTO BELOW TO GO TO THE PHOTO PAGE

Aussie Classic Muscle Car Rally

Posted: 18th November 2012 by Andrew in General

The Aussie Classic Muscle Rally (a fundraiser for Leukemia) passed through Whyalla on Saturday 17th November. They spent the afternoon at the Whyalla Drag Club grounds. CLICK ON THE PHOTO BELOW TO GO TO THE PHOTO PAGE

More from the big backyard

Posted: 6th November 2012 by Andrew in General

Tonights big backyard pic Flash lit A few more from Feb 2015

Tonights sunset in my big backyard

Posted: 2nd November 2012 by Andrew in General

Tonights sunset in my big backyard

Jamestown Air Show 2012

Posted: 16th October 2012 by Andrew in General

On Sunday 14th October Mitch and I drove across to Jamestown in South Oz for their annual Airshow and fly-in. This was probably the best organised and run country event I’ve been to. Huge crowd yet quick entry and plenty of room alongside the runway for perfect viewing. The show started on time and the […]

Weekend in Whyalla #7 VIDEOS

Posted: 6th October 2012 by Andrew in General

Weekend in Whyalla #7 VIDEOS Eagle Ridge video from Saturday http://youtu.be/6G-JAP30nRo   Point Gibbon on Sunday http://youtu.be/-8yYaCfYskY   Anzac Creek on Monday http://youtu.be/OOwf-43c_qs  

Weekend in Whyalla #7

Posted: 1st October 2012 by Andrew in General

Weekend in Whyalla #7

Port Broughton

Posted: 28th September 2012 by Andrew in General

Port Broughton

FYRLYT Driving Lights

Posted: 24th September 2012 by Andrew in General

FYRLYT Driving Lights FYRLYT Driving Lights

Merna Mora – Flinders Ranges. March 2012

Posted: 12th March 2012 by Andrew in General

Merna Mora – Flinders Ranges. March 2012 Near Hawker, South Australia Merna Mora

Ironman awning install

Posted: 22nd January 2012 by Andrew in General

Ironman awning install

Project 365 2011 – a photo a day

Posted: 4th January 2012 by Andrew in General

For 2011 I took on the challenge of shooting a new photo every day. Has been great for really learning the limits of me and my gear (mainly me!). Has tought me a lot about what works and how to make it work. Have seen a whole lot more of this town and made lots […]

Weekend in Wilmington, South Oz

Posted: 25th April 2011 by Andrew in General

Long Weekend at Stony Creek Bush Camp, Wilmington Long Weekend at Stony Creek Bush Camp, Wilmington

Auckland NZ, March 2009

Posted: 15th March 2009 by Andrew in General

Auckland NZ, March 2009 CLICK ON THE PHOTO ABOVE TO GO TO THE PHOTOS PAGE

USA East Coast – New York, Boston & New England CLICK ON THE PHOTO ABOVE TO GO TO THE PHOTOS PAGE

USA & Canada, May 2005

Posted: 15th May 2005 by Andrew in General

USA & Canada 2005 CLICK ON THE PHOTO ABOVE TO GO TO THE PHOTOS PAGE

Birdsville “Cannonball Run” Trip Anzac Weekend 2004 Birdsville “Cannonball Run” Trip Anzac Weekend 2004

Innamincka, Easter 1996

Posted: 5th April 1996 by Andrew in General

Innamincka, Easter 1996 Innamincka, Easter 1996

Colour scheme

Posted: 26th January 1980 by Andrew in General

Any comments on the change from a white background to a black background? Looks better/worse? Easier/harder to read? cheers Andrew

Lots of new stuff added!

Posted: 26th January 1980 by Andrew in General

I’ve added a lot of tech, photo and trip pages without posting here in the news feed about them. Have a look at the menu across the top of the page or links down the right side to see them. Comments and feedback on the site and the content are VERY welcome. cheers Andrew

G’day and welcome to my Touring4x4 blog

Posted: 12th January 1980 by Andrew in General

I’m slowly adding all of my trip stories here. Please be patient and check back here regularly. thanks and cheers Andrew