SW Qld and The Bulloo Shire.
The Bulloo Shire, established in 1880, is one of the largest in Queensland covering an area of 73,807 ² Kms. It has a population of around 377 souls and 220 of them live ...
Created: 05 Dec 2013 16:39
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
We Can't Let Our Old Bushmen Die (Hancock's Store)
The gathered crowd were anxious to witness a remarkable feat by a man and his whip and with little effort it coiled down the road accompanied by the sound of a thunderous clap....
Created: 21 Oct 2013 11:23
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
“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
Innes National Park
From rugged coastlines that have claimed many sailing vessels over the years, to the ruins at Inneston that was once an important Gypsum Mining venture,...
Created: 19 Sep 2013 19:15
Maralinga Mystery Tour 2013
During August 2013, we ventured out into the very heart of the Great Victoria Desert with the help of my great friend, Robin Matthews from Maralinga....
Created: 08 Sep 2013 18:15
Double-Trouble (In the Simpson Desert)
Is this the male equivalent of finding yourself in the same dress at that special event?
The “Extreme” was the original “The Landy” and I captured this photograph between ...
Created: 05 Sep 2013 11:40
"The Landy" on Tour
Okay, for sure, Mrs Landy has said, Baz, sell "The Landy" to make room for the new young buck, yes, the new Toyota 79 Series, but she also said don't give it away....
Created: 03 Sep 2013 22:08
Grey skies over the outback...
The Old Homestead, Trilby Station, Far-Western New South Wales.
Created: 03 Sep 2013 21:47
A room with a view (In the Outback)
“The Landy” at Ourimperee Waterhole, Currawinya National Park, Australian Outback…
And not another soul within coo’ee, well apart from TomO (the Crown Prince) that is....
Created: 03 Sep 2013 21:12
Day 51 Leichardt Falls to Karumba (220km/8998km)
We awoke this morning to a beautiful sunrise, a lot of happy and noisy birds waking up and wallabies everywhere. Suddenly it changed....
Created: 16 Aug 2013 00:00
Day 50 Corella Dam to Leichardt Falls (400km/8878km)
We were awoken to the sound of feral cats going through the rubbish. The times when you wish you had more than a rock!!!...
Created: 15 Aug 2013 00:00
Day 49 Mt Isa to Corella Dam (69km/8478km)
Pack up, shop, stock up and then visit the auto electrician to try and fix the brakes which haven’t worked since they were “repaired” in Darwin for $700....
Created: 14 Aug 2013 00:00
Day 48 Dad and Max – Gregory Downs to Mount Isa (340km/8400km)
A super quick pack up, throw everything in and then head for Mount Isa where we eventually found Lara and her mum. Both very tired but a lot better than 18 hours prior… Lara ...
Created: 13 Aug 2013 00:00
Day 47 The Gregory River + an RFDS flight!!!
After having laughed solidly through Sean Scullin’s “The Rebel wid’ out a quid” and in particular his adventures paddling down the river in inflatable boat we decided it was ...
Created: 12 Aug 2013 00:00
Day 46 The Gregory River
Another day of fun on the river. Hand made boats which were then raced. Swimming. Collecting firewood. Camping. Nothing complicated just camping as it should be in Australia....
Created: 11 Aug 2013 00:00
Day 45 The Gregory River
Awoke to a puncture this morning. Rear right flat on the ground. A quick change and then an inspection to find a reasonable hole, most likely caused by a sharp rock....
Created: 10 Aug 2013 00:00
Day 44 Adel’s Grove to Gregory Downs (110km/7911km)
A very casual day on the road today. The Century Mine is now importing product from another mine about 400km away. The only way to do that is via 25 triple road trains per day,...
Created: 09 Aug 2013 00:00
Day 43 Adel’s Grove and Lawn Hill Gorge
Back to the Gorge today with a different plan. The parents take it in turn looking after the kids at Indarri Falls whilst the other runs to the “Top of the Gorge” Lookout which ...
Created: 08 Aug 2013 06:45
Day 42 Adel’s Grove and Lawn Hill National Park (24km/7749km)
An interesting experience today whilst driving into the park. Our car is filthy having not been washed for weeks. It turns out that they are grading the road near Adel’s Grove ...
Created: 07 Aug 2013 00:00
Day 41 Kingfisher Camp to Adel’s Grove (147km/7725km)
Today marked Max’s 5th birthday so it was action stations before the sun came up. After a quick few presents we took Max down to one of the highlights of the trip to date....
Created: 06 Aug 2013 00:00
Day 40 Robinson River to Kingfisher Camp (292km/7578km)
The Savannah Way was again broken up today by river crossings, many of them beautiful, cattle, the odd bustard and lots of red dirt. We loved every minute of it....
Created: 05 Aug 2013 00:00
Day 39 Butterfly Springs to Robinson River (278km/7286km)
First stop on the list, the Southern Lost City and well worth stopping in. Similar rock formations to the Lost City in Litchfield with apparently the same origin....
Created: 04 Aug 2013 00:00