Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Arriving In Kununurra!

On Saturday the 23rd of January we left Perth ready for our adventure.

Here we are on the plane!

Goodbye Perth! You can't really see it in this photo but in the distance was Rottnest. Wonder when we'll be back there again? Not for awhile I think.

Three hours into the flight, nearly there, I look out my window to see my first glimpse of Lake Argyle. It is Australia's largest body of fresh water. And it is now in my backyard. No water restrictions up this part of Australia! It was nice to see that red dirt at last, felt a little bellyflip in my tummy like I was home again.

Landing in Kununurra I was suprised how green and lush it all looked from the air.

The first boab tree we saw, growing alongside the runway!

And at last we arrive at our new home! We made it!


  1. May you find much happiness in your new home!

  2. I will be keeping an eye on your new blog Helen. You are giving us a chance to see a part of Australia a lot of us will never get to. Thank you!

  3. woo hoo you made it! Did the girls love the plane?? It is very green in that shot! Got plans for the lake?? A bit of camping perhaps? Chat soon!

  4. I've added you to my Google Reader! Can't wait to hear all about it!

    All I can say is that it looks a bloody long way away from Melbourne. But it does look good.


  5. Good work! Hi Grace! What's it like there? love Rhys.

  6. Hello Milly,
    How are you? Are you going good? Goodbye.
    Love Nick

    (As dictated to Mummy.)

  7. I look forward to many bug and insect drawings Helen, please tell the girls to post them asap.


    We got your post card the other day :P

  8. Your interstate trip sounds great. From what I remember the area you visited must be near Hidden Valley, a lovely area to visit. GAC - acronym for Great Auntie Connie. PS You have not sent any rain down to Perth yet!