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Photos: Northern Territory

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Photos: Queensland

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Some Quick Highlights

Friday, 31 Jul 2015 | Views [434]

finished work on Friday at 2:30 jump in the heat and headed north of Melbourne that was a sliver of noon in the sky we drove off the smallest mountain in Australia amount which she proof an elevation of 148 Nathanin color color that would housings of ... Read more >


Thursday, 23 Jul 2015 | Views [358]

Woke up in the outback pre-dawn to a strange alien language of chattering.  We couldn’t decide if it was crickets or birds.  I went for a stroll on the rust-red desert sand.  Saw a bustard, a flock of budgies and two big red kangaroos ... Read more >

Tags: australias smallest town, betoota, population zero, pub, qld, queensland, small town

To Wander. To wonder. Encounters.

Wednesday, 22 Jul 2015 | Views [312]

A cacophony of cockatoos started up at dawn in the tree right above us.  We’d seen them last night peeping out from their hollows.  After a big breakfast, we set off to see some Australian Historical Landmarks – the explorer Wills’... Read more >

Tags: haddon corner


Tuesday, 21 Jul 2015 | Views [391]

We drove on the Old Strzelecki Track in outback New South Wales because the Bore Track was closed.  We stopped to take a photo of a giant handmade human skeleton made from cow bones.  The Old Strzelecki was like the world’s biggest ... Read more >

Tags: cooper creek, innamincka, merty merty cattle station, old strzelecki track, south australia

Cameron Corner

Monday, 20 Jul 2015 | Views [464]

Sturt National Park is one of the largest national parks in NSW .  There is a look out there which is a jump-up (an escarpment).  It is similar to a mini grand canyon.  Simply lovely.  We felt like the only people in the world. ... Read more >

Tags: cameron corner, dingo fence, dog, golf, outback, rfds, royal flying doctor service, sturt national park

To Stay Put? Or To Travel?

Monday, 20 Jul 2015 | Views [605]

When we woke up this morning, there was frost on our food containers and the olive oil was solidified in the glass bottle. We walked through thigh high grass on a track to reach Cobham Lake while drinking our morning coffees.  The wide open space ... Read more >

Tags: back of beyond, cobham lake, jump up track, kangaroo, nsw, outback, rfds, sturt national park, tibooburra

Outback, Emu Roadkill, A Willy Willy & Some Poetry

Sunday, 19 Jul 2015 | Views [535]

We stocked up in Broken Hill – fuel, food and water – as today we are heading into the real outback and need to be totally self-sufficient (no more pub dinners!)  We passed through eastern and central time zones.  Our mobile phones ... Read more >

Tags: cobham lake, emu, emu roadkill, haiku, nsw, outback, packsaddle, poetry, telephone creek, willy willy

Silverton and a Day of Firsts

Saturday, 18 Jul 2015 | Views [486]

Our first camp breakfast! Making and eating our bacon and egg rolls with cups of coffees, we were yelling out with the pain of the cold in our fingers – and we were wearing gloves!  Yep, it’s chilly.  We crossed the Murray River ... Read more >

Tags: emu, emus, mad max, pro hart, silverton

The Smallest Mountain in the World

Friday, 17 Jul 2015 | Views [720]

I finished work on Friday at 2:30pm, jumped in the ute with Dave and Dan and headed north for our 4WD adventure from Melbourne to Darwin.  My adrenalin was pumping.  Seven whole weeks off work.  Seven!  So exciting! We drove through ... Read more >

Tags: australia, hattah, mount wycheproof, mountain, mt. wycheproof, pigeons, victoria, wycheproof

Photos: Victoria, Australia

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Photos: New South Wales

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Tags: australia, new south wales, nsw

One more sleep!

Thursday, 16 Jul 2015 | Views [434] | Comments [2]

We leave tomorrow on our seven week adventure.  Here's a vague idea of our itinerary: Melbourne Ouyen Broken Hill Silverton Cameron's Corner Innamincka Birdsville Boulia Mt. Isa Barkly Homestead Daly Waters Adelaide ... Read more >

Tags: itinerary

19 more sleeps

Sunday, 28 Jun 2015 | Views [359]

till we leave on our octopus trip. getting excited...



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