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Life Happens The adventures of Nora Dunn & Kelly Bedford, Professional Hobos. Nora writes, Kelly makes music. Together, we are on a lifelong journey to...wherever.

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The Mining Horns of Broken Hill

AUSTRALIA | Friday, 11 Jul 2008 | Views [3338] | Comments [1]

A long blare of a not-too-distant horn echoed throughout Broken Hill around 6:30pm, while we were preparing dinner. Shortly thereafter, a short blare of the horn followed. Being of a volume and pitch similar to what we heard in Hawaii ... Read more >

Tags: ambassador van, australia, broken hill, outback, world nomads


Royal Flying Doctors to the Rescue!

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 10 Jul 2008 | Views [3495]

No, for once, this isn’t a story about Kelly needing medical assistance (as he did in Thailand     and Hawaii )! No, instead, this is about an incredible tour we did of the Royal Flying Doctor Base in Broken Hill. ... Read more >

Tags: ambassador van, australia, broken hill, outback, royal flying doctors service, world nomads


Outback Adventures

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 10 Jul 2008 | Views [2700]

When people told us about the colours of the outback – the stark contrast between the red of the dirt with the blue of the sky, and the silvery green of the eucalypt trees that dot the landscape – we were somewhat blasé about it. We knew it would ... Read more >

Tags: ambassador van, australia, driving, outback, world nomads


Lightning Ridge: The Black Queen Experience

AUSTRALIA | Wednesday, 9 Jul 2008 | Views [3567]

"Outback theatre with a twist," says the flyer for Black Queen , with a picture of an oil lamp and a woman with a mysterious look. I didn’t really anticipate that this mining town would exactly have a bustling theatre community, but there ... Read more >

Tags: ambassador van, australia, black queen, lightning ridge, outback, theatre, world nomads


Lightning Ridge: Past & Present, Outback & Inland

AUSTRALIA | Wednesday, 9 Jul 2008 | Views [4536]

Upon first blush in Lightning Ridge, you may find an opal-mining town with very little to keep you here for more than a day or so. It reeks of an environment trying a touch too hard to be attractive to tourists. The one and only road to leading into ... Read more >

Tags: ambassador van, australia, lightning ridge, opal mining, outback, world nomads



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