Author Archives: rkcaton

About rkcaton

We are full-time RVrs living in a 40 foot Monaco Diplomat motorhome and touring North America.

Postcard from Southland

It’s pretty easy to get lost here. Not in the physical way where you wander around not knowing where you are, but in a emotional or metaphorical way. It’s easy to get lost in the green of the landscapes, in … Continue reading

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Postcard from Christchurch

New Zealand isn’t far from Australia, but when you get here it feels like it is a world away. It’s a little like we’ve been magically transported to home to the Northwest. It’s cooler, there’s rain, it’s green, and there … Continue reading

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Last Postcard from Oz

It’s possible that Big Foot and the Lock Ness monster don’t actually exist because surely someone with a cell phone would have made a selfie with them by now…. But I digress… Everywhere you look, someone is taking a photo … Continue reading

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Post Card from the West Coast of Oz*

There are a wide variety of things to see along the northwestern coast of Oz. Many of them are touristy, while others are a little off the beaten track. Here are some images from the places and things we enjoyed … Continue reading

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Post Card from the Indian Ocean

The long drive over the Road From Hell (see previous post…) ended in Broome, Western Australia, on the Indian Ocean. One of our goals was to see the Indian Ocean and tour the coastline. It’s almost 1,500 miles on the … Continue reading

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Post Card from The Road From Hell…

Hour after hour, we drove across a flat featureless landscape, sometimes cresting a low hill only to see the same featureless landscape. When we stopped to change drivers or have a cuppa, we stayed in the RV. It was 107 … Continue reading

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Postcard from the Road to Darwin

It’s 955 miles from Adelaide in the south to Alice Springs in the Red Centre and another 930 to Darwin in the Top End, a total of 1,885 miles. By comparison, it’s 1,760 miles from the Mexican border in Brownsville, … Continue reading

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