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
Protect your Vehicles Paintwork
As promised, I have followed up today on where you can get Auto Skin or the like. I contacted every place that I was given leads to follow up and can report ...
Created: 08 Oct 2013 19:02
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
Our Forced Retreat to The Flinders Ranges
Like any trip that I plan, the weather will play a very important factor in the successful outcome of the trip. For the months leading up to our proposed trip to visit ...
Created: 24 Jun 2013 20:10
Four Great Days on the Yorke Peninsula
The weeks leading up to the January 2013 Australia Day Long Weekend were nothing but tortious, with the temperature topping 49° C for a few days in a row here in Clare,...
Created: 08 Feb 2013 19:40
The Recovery of Burke and Wills Remains - Clare’s link.
Here is a very brief overview of the events that lead to the recovery of the remains of Burke and Wills from the Cooper Creek in the far north east of South Australia in ...
Created: 08 Dec 2012 20:29
Shackle Road Drive - Kangaroo Island
Kangaroo Island is Australia’s third largest Island and is very unique in both terms of Fauna and Flora with many species found no where else living or growing naturally in ...
Created: 25 Nov 2012 14:22
Maralinga Trip Wildflowers - August 2012
Australian Deserts are very unique and may be Deserts in name, but given the right conditions will burst into life with displays of vivid colours with some very special ...
Created: 02 Nov 2012 19:35
Maralinga and back to the Anne Beadell Highway
Back in late 2011 I received an email from a fellow EO Member asking me some information about one of the places that he would like to visit during his March 2012 ...
Created: 21 Sep 2012 21:18
Cairns and Tropical Far North Queensland
Back in February when we were putting the final destinations for our holidays for the year together,...
Created: 01 Aug 2012 21:37
Stone Cairns and Trig Points - What are they?
Over the years with our travels around this great country of ours, there has been one type of special landmark feature that gets my attention and for a special reason ...
Created: 25 Apr 2012 11:55
Danggali Conservation Park Drive - Heading for another ...
Sunday 1st April 2012 was to be a special day for a couple of very good reasons. Firstly if the days outing was successful,...
Created: 14 Apr 2012 23:55
Burra Heritage Trail
Being only a few weeks away from Easter, we did not have anything planned for the March 2012 Adelaide Cup Long weekend and decided that it would be an easy 3 day brake,...
Created: 12 Mar 2012 23:08
Australia Day 2012 at Moonta
Seeing that we only had the Australia Day Public Holiday off of work, we decided to make the most of this special day and perfect weather conditions and made an early start ...
Created: 05 Feb 2012 19:24
Make Your Blog Stand Out
You have taken the time and effort to compose your Blog, so make it stand out with images that you have taken during your travels or holidays.
If you are like me,...
Created: 29 Jan 2012 15:13
Acacia peuce - Waddy Wood
Nationally listed as vulnerable, and classified as endangered in the Northern Territory, Acacia peuce can only be found in a few remote desert locations in Australia,...
Created: 23 Jan 2012 22:34
Acacia pickardii - Mount Gason Wattle
The Birdsville Track reveals many treasures to the observant traveller. One such treasure is a little known wattle, only discovered 40 years ago....
Created: 02 Jan 2012 12:14
Kangaroo Island – October 2011 - A Perfect Family Holiday ...
Back in March Fiona and I spent 10 fun filled days over on Kangaroo Island and it was a great disappointment to have to leave the Island,...
Created: 10 Dec 2011 15:26
Kangaroo Island Wildflowers – October 2011
Believing that mid spring would be a very good time to revisit Kangaroo Island to see the local display of Wildflowers,...
Created: 18 Nov 2011 20:19
Spring Gully Conservation Park - Wildflowers October 2011
The now 398 ha Conservation Park was first gazetted as a Wildlife Reserve in 1962. The original Reserve was only just fifteen acres in size and over time the Wildlife ...
Created: 10 Oct 2011 18:04
Wildflowers of the Birdsville Track and Simpson Desert
Depending on what time of the year you visit this normally parched desert landscape of South Australia and Queensland,...
Created: 30 Sep 2011 21:04
Birdsville Track – What is there to See Along the Way?
One of Australia’s important Stock Routes was to become a legendary track and today nearly 150 years later since it was first opened, is as important now as it was then....
Created: 03 Sep 2011 14:40
Kayaking in the Simpson Desert.
High on the list of most four-wheel drivers “to do list” would be a Simpson Desert crossing. Those that do the crossing will either fall into one of two categories and we ...
Created: 26 Aug 2011 19:57
Our Return to the Cooper - It just gets better August 2011
After our first visit to the Cooper Creek Ferry site in June 2010, it was one Outback destination that we had to return to....
Created: 21 Aug 2011 00:21