Celestial Navigation in Australia
It is handy to know which way is North and South when travelling around the countryside. In these modern times of electronic navigation sometimes the basic navigation skills ...
Created: 22 Feb 2015 05:14
Video of Gibson Desert
Here is a video I put together from a few days running around the Gibson Desert Nature Reserve.
Have a look,...
Created: 11 Jan 2015 10:33
David Carnegie Retracing Expedition 2013
I had planned to follow explorer David Carnegie’s 1897 route from Halls Creek to the south for some years now. After my first Carnegie Retracing Expedition in 2003 with my ...
Created: 07 Jan 2015 12:23
Mad Max 2 Filming Locations
Just outside of Broken Hill in NSW are some locations that were used in the film Mad Max 2.
A few kilometres north than the town of Silverton,...
Created: 09 Dec 2012 05:57
Not Beyond Approach - A Quest for Mount Unapproachable.
Docker River was my departure point. I had arrived yesterday afternoon and after a brief tour of the town I camped in the local campground just west right before sunset....
Created: 06 Nov 2012 00:00
Baxter Cliffs, Hampton Tableland and some Western Nullarbor ...
The turnoff from the Eyre Highway was about 85 kilometres out of Balladonia Roadhouse, on the right as you head east and I arrived there just before 11am....
Created: 24 Dec 2011 01:00
Holland Track Pictorial (Gnarlbine Rock to Broomehill)
Here are some pictures taken whilst traveling from Gnarlbine Rock to Broomehill along existing tracks. This is approximately the route taken by John Holland & Co....
Created: 03 Oct 2011 11:43
Unfinished Business - On the trail of Explorer David Carnegie
We had camped near a small creek system near the top end of the Tanami Track, about fifteen kilometres south of the Great Northern Highway....
Created: 17 Jul 2011 14:00
Journey to Dragon Tree Soak
Looking at maps of the Great Sandy Desert in Western Australia there is a remote nature reserve near the centre of it. This is most apparent in high scale maps,...
Created: 14 Jul 2011 14:00
Western Desert Meanderings 2010.
From the Great Central Road and Warburton we headed north along the Gunbarrel Highway, or what is now called the Warburton North Road. We being myself and my father John....
Created: 02 Jun 2010 14:00
The Fair Maid of Perth, and how the Gibson Desert was Named.
The "Fair Maid of Perth", the horse that accompanied explorer Alfred Gibson to his death is not named after Western Australia's capital Perth, as is sometimes thought,...
Created: 28 Dec 2008 14:00
Western Desert Meanderings 2008
This trip/journey report covers some of the desolate interior of Western Australia and the associated routes to and from the capital city of Western Australia, Perth....
Created: 27 Jun 2008 14:00
Western Desert Meanderings 2007
The mining town of Newman was my departure point for my planned trip into the Gibson Desert. I had arrived there in the morning and spent a few hours looking around some of ...
Created: 10 Jun 2007 22:00