The Back of Beyond (The Birdsville Track)
Seemingly we spend our life planning for the future, despite really being content to “live life in the moment”.
I guess that comes with modern society and fitting into ...
Created: 27 Nov 2013 12:46
Wadjelas – The Memoirs of a 1950s Patrol Officer
I’ve just finished reading a book written by Adrian Day, who spent time during the 1950s and 1960s working with aboriginal communities in West Australia....
Created: 26 Nov 2013 07:04
Carnegie Expedition 2013 - Day 8 Rendezvous at Wilson Glen ...
5th August, 2013,
I had expected a lot of wind overnight, howling off the salt pans however, the wind dropped off at dusk and stayed that way....
Created: 17 Nov 2013 15:37
New book "Work Completed, Canning" Comprehensive History of ...
After nine years work I have finally completed the above book and its now available for sale in the ExplorOz shop....
Created: 06 Nov 2013 04:18
Carnegie Expedition 2013 - Day 7 Exploring the Erica Range in ...
“In five miles we cut a small watercourse, and following it up to its head found ourselves on the top of a range of barren sandstone hills,...
Created: 30 Oct 2013 17:28
Dwarf Well Rediscovery
When explorer David Carnegie visited the soakage in the Great Sandy Desert he named Dwarf Well, he gave numerous clues as to its whereabouts....
Created: 19 Oct 2013 16:54
An Ancient Land – An Ancient People (Peery Lake,...
Peery Lake, in far Western New South Wales, is a fascinating place to visit and like many places in the region we can trace evidence of Australia’s original inhabitants for ...
Created: 18 Oct 2013 09:55
Fly Nets and Veils (Or the Aussie Salute)
Seemingly, our land down under is cursed with the world's largest population of flies. They tickle your nostrils, gather on your back, shelter in your ears and heaven forbid,...
Created: 18 Oct 2013 09:37
The Legacy of Mining and Oil Exploration Tracks in Australia
Many of Australia’s major Outback Tracks have been put in place either through the quest of linking many remote locations,...
Created: 13 Oct 2013 19:04
“The Hill” (In search of the real gems)
Australia has many outback towns that are full of charm, old buildings, magnificent pubs or watering-holes, and of course, just as many characters to fill them....
Created: 04 Oct 2013 13:45
Outback Australia (Mutawintji National Park)
We have just returned from a couple of weeks on tour in “The Landy” after heading west for Mutawintji National Park and Outback New South Wales....
Created: 30 Sep 2013 12:16
Dawn breaks at the Billabong (Outback Australia)
Crikey, how would you love to this wake up to this view each day?
Outback Australia, you just got to love it,...
Created: 30 Sep 2013 11:08
"When the Ladies Come to the Shearing Shed" (On Toorale ...
Being an avid reader of colloquial poetry I welcomed the opportunity to once again be out in the countryside that inspired the great Australian Poet, Henry Lawson......
Created: 26 Sep 2013 09:00
Carnegie Expedition 2013 - Day 4 The mysteries of Mount Hughes
On the 24th (April) we crossed a range of barren hills, which I named the Gordon Hills, after our friends of Flora Valley....
Created: 10 Sep 2013 21:42
2013 OUTBACK TRIP PART4
This is the final blog, and a big one to finish with. It's been a while since the last blog, and I've been home now for a couple of weeks. So here I go. L
Created: 31 Aug 2013 21:42
Brisbane to Broome - week 9
We found a cheap room in Alice Springs ($85 per night at the Best Western Elkira) and decided to stay fo
Created: 25 Aug 2013 00:00
Brisbane to Broome - week 8
After getting my tooth fixed and the car serviced in Broome we headed east along the bitumen towards Halls Creek. We drove about 400kms and stopped at a free camp on the side ...
Created: 16 Aug 2013 11:28
T&S head to the West in QLD then to NSW
Left Cairns Lake Placid on August 11th for Mareeba, we had heard from Stan and Daph on our trip to "The Tip" that the Chillagoe Caves were well worth a visit,...
Created: 11 Aug 2013 00:00
Brisbane to Broome – week 7
Last Tuesday we packed up camp at Silent Grove camp ground in King Leopold’s NP (western side of Kimberley) with the plan to take our time to drive the 200km on dirt and the ...
Created: 04 Aug 2013 22:28
Doctor Hicks Range - Great Victoria Desert June/July 2010
Doctor Hicks Range & parts of the Hann Track – Great Victoria Desert Western Australia
June 26 to July 10 2010
Created: 03 Aug 2013 12:25
Mutawinji National Park - And Outback New South Wales
We thought it would be a great idea to plan a trip out to Mutawinji National Park in September.
We have passed it many times, but never stopped,...
Created: 31 Jul 2013 11:38
Brisbane to Broome and back – day 32 to 39
After restocking all of our supplies and having a couple of days rest in Kununurra it was time to head off into the Kimberley region and hit the start of the Gibb River Road....
Created: 31 Jul 2013 11:24
Windjana Gorge, Tunnel Creek and Fitzroy Crossing Week 16
Rough roads, Interesting landforms, crocodiles, boabs,
Monday July 22nd.
After 5 nights in a van park, we were happy to say goodbye to Derby and get back on the road....
Created: 26 Jul 2013 20:21
2013 OUTBACK TRIP PART 3
Well it's been a while since my last blog, and I've done a lot more kms, got to Broome stayed 5 days, at R
Created: 26 Jul 2013 12:35
In the footsteps of Carnegie - An introduction to our 2013 ...
David Carnegie successfully led a party of four - Joe Breaden, Charles Stansmore, Godfrey Massie and Aboriginal companion Warri,...
Created: 23 Jul 2013 00:00