For most of us in the eastern states, heading over to see Western Australia is special – time and money means that it’s not done on a regular basis. This and the next 3 or 4 posts will cover how we went about seeing the southern part of WA, ending with a crossing of the Nullarbor Plain, in what was a memorable trip.
By the time a bit of blue sky appeared we found ourselves in the beautiful Blackwood Valley region. And from there it was under an hours drive to Busselton and the magnificent Margaret River region.
Large amounts of the area we were about to travel through, heading east from Augusta through to Esperance, were declared national and state parks and nature reserves. Great news for the visitor as recreation and tourism is seen as part of the vision of the Southwest Australia Ecoregion Initiative.
It was with nervous excitement that we took off from Esperance to head north to Norseman, the recognised start for the west to east crossing of the Nullarbor Plain.