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Driving - Caravanning around Australia

Updated on October 28, 2012

Morawa - Onslow - Broome

Are you a traveler in Australia loving the freedom of being out on the open road or have you been stuck in one place too long & like us "can't wait to get on the road again " ?

Onslow is our main first destination when the rain stops falling and the dry season is here once again as a mate & his dog tramp left Morawa recently so we want to catch up with them & do some fishing before heading to Broome .

My friend Lina who was keen to get on the road again will be crossing the top of Australia from Queensland so it will be interesting to see where we meet across the top hopefully we will see each other around Broome !

May - September is the time to make the journey from Western Australia across through the Northern Territory & on to Queensland !

We need to start getting prepared for the trip now as it will take some time.

I need to get rid of extra books etc that I have collected while we have been here.

We need to buy a new car battery , tyres for our 4 wheel drive and plan our route .

Also stock up on essentals that will be dearer up north such as






Long life milk etc.

I have had some help from a great website with the Kimberley area as I don't know a lot about the north of Australia, however I am learning .

However it is going to be exciting exploring new territory & give me plenty to write about here on hubpages!

On The Road Again !

Just can't wait to get on the road again !!
Just can't wait to get on the road again !!

Heading to Onslow WA first !

Getting The car ready

Doing a good job getting it ready for on the road !
Doing a good job getting it ready for on the road !

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As well as cleaning the car, shopping for food I have to sort out stuff to dispose off that I have collected along the way , do research for free camping sites as well as caravan parks for places like Onslow and Broome.

In Onslow we are wanting to stay at the same caravan park as our mate which is Beadon Bay Village for $180 a week .

I am hoping that as well as going fishing we can do some snorkeling at Mackeral Island off the coast of Onslow !

We want to be in Broome by the 18th of June to see the Stairway to Heaven & in Broome a caravan park site will cost us about $45 a night.

However we will save a lot of money with free camping when out of town.

Driving Songs

We are going to be driving very long distances as we travel to Onslow then Broome , Darwin etc so we need some good driving songs to sing a long to as we go .

I bought a CD called Gentlemen of the country with Willie Nelson & a few others on it .

Love some of the songs like

Take this job and shove it

Made for loving you

Here are some other great driving songs !

 Am I Ever Gonna See Your Face Again by Angels
#105. All I Wann Do by Sheryl Crow
#104. (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction by Rolling Stones
#103. Mony Mony by Billy Idol
#102. Lady Marmalade by La Belle
#101. Run To Paradise by Choirboys
#100. Shake It Up by Cars
#99. All Star by Smash Mouth
#98. I Was Made For Lovin' You by KISS
#97. Watching The Wheels by John Lennon
#96. Danger Zone by Kenny Loggins
#95. Heartache Tonight by Eagles
#94. New Year's Day by U2
#93. Get Set by Taxiride
#92. Edge Of Seventeen by Stevie Nicks
#91. Friday On My Mind by Easybeats
#90. Kick by INXS
#89. A Little Less Conversation by Elvis vs JXL
#88. Do It Again by Steely Dan
#87. Urgent by Foreigner
#86. Faith by George Michael
#85. Jump by Van Halen
#84. Long Train Runnin' by Doobie Brothers
#83. American Life In The Summertime by Francis Dunnery
#82. White Wedding by Billy Idol
#81. Don't Wanna Go To Bed Now by Gabriella Cilmi
#80. Fortunate Son by Creedence Clearwater Revival
#79. Runnin' Down A Dream by Tom Petty
#78. Roam by B-52's
#77. Rock'N Me by Steve Miller Band
#76. Drive by Cars
#75. You Really Got Me by Kinks
#74. Rock This Town by The Stray Cats
#73. Real Wild Child by Iggy Pop
#72. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
#71. Cosmic Girl by Jamiroquai
#70. What I Like About You by Romantics
#69. Johhny Come Home by Fine Young Cannibals
#68. Bright Side Of The Road by Van Morrison
#67. Chained To The Wheel by Black Sorrows
#66. Footloose by Kenny Loggins
#65. White Noise by Living End
#64. Go Your Own Way by Fleetwood Mac
#63. Two Princes by Spin Doctors
#62. Heaven's In The Back Seat Of My Cadillac by Hot Chocolate
#61. Born In The USA by Bruce Springsteen
#60. Rush by Big Audio Dynamite
#59. Nutbush City Limits by Tina & Ike Turner
#58. Eye Of The Tiger by Survivor
#57. Hold On I'm Comin' by Sam & Dave
#56. Sex On Fire by Kings Of Leon
#55. Warm Ride by Graham Bonnet
#54. Bad To The Bone by George Thorogood
#53. Chequered Love by Kim Wilde
#52. China Grove by Doobie Brothers
#51. Beautiful Day by U2
#50. Grease Lightning by John Travolta
#49. Electric Avenue by Eddie Grant
#48. Hit The Road Jack by Spiller
#47. Groovejet (If This Ain't Love) by Spiller & Sophie Ellis-Bextor
#46. You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet by Bachman-Turner Overdrive
#45. Pull Up To The Bumper by Grace Jones
#44. Mustang Sally by The Commitments
#43. Cruisin by Huey Lewis & Gwyneth Paltrow
#42. All Revved Up With No Place To Go by Meatloaf
#41. One Headlight by Wallflowers
#40. We Gotta Get Outta This Place
#39. Pink Cadillac by Natalie Cole
#38. Copperhead Road by Steve Earle
#37. Take It Easy by Eagles
#36. Mysterious Ways by U2
#35. Radar Love by Golden Earring
#34. New Sensation by INXS
#33. Jump In My Car by Ted Mulry Gang
#32. Song 2 by Blur
#31. 2-4-6-8 Motorway by Tom Robinson Band
#30. I'm Free by Soup Dragons
#29. Long Road To Ruin by Foo Fighters
#28. Devil Gate Drive by Suzi Quatro
#27. The Way by Fastball
#26. Legs by ZZ Top
#25. Running On Empty (Live) by Jackson Browne
#24. Are You Gonna Me By Girl by Jet
#23. Let's Go by Cars
#22. Big Log by Robert Plant
#21. Roadhouse Blues by Doors
#20. Fast love by George Michael
#19. Ride The Night Away by Jimmy Barnes
#18. Takin' It To The Streets by Doobie Brothers
#17. I Like The Way by Bodyrockers
#16. Start Me Up by Rolling Stones
#15. Drive My Car by Beatles
#14. Road To Nowhere by Talking Heads
#13. Bat Out Of Hell by Meatloaf
#12. Love Shack by B-52's
#11. Cars by Gary Numan
#10. Life Is A Highway by Tom Cochrane
#09. Driver's Seat by Sniff'N'The Tears
#08. Joyride by Roxette
#07. Life In The Fast Lane by Eagles
#06. Little Red Corvette by Prince
#05. Highway To Hell by AC/DC
#04. Freeway Of Love by Aretha Franklin
#03. Rev It Up by Jerry Harrison
#02. Born To Be Wild by Steppenwolf
#01. Are You Gonna Go My Way by Lenny Kravitz

Workin man blues and so on .

I have my selection of romantic love songs for inbetween the country songs !

Rest Stops- Free Camping

Where We will free camp on our trip!
Where We will free camp on our trip!

Driving Songs


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      freecampingaussie 5 years ago from Southern Spain

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