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Birdsville Track

Three former stock routes through outback South Australia to South West Queensland provide a modern day mecca for 4 Wheel Drive enthusiasts.  The Oodnadatta Track, The Birdsville Track and the Strezlecki Track wind their way across gibber plains,...


2 September 2018
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From Min Min Lights to the Dusty Diamantina

Are they a natural or supernatural phenomenon? Maybe an interplanetary portal tempting or luring those who witness them to an alternative galaxy that’s the question?  Either way stories abound around the small town of Boulia in Western Queensland...


23 August 2018
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Across the Barkly Tablelands

Travelling south on the Stuart Highway and in search of a road we had not been down before we took a left turn at the Daly Waters Hi-Way Inn to head down the Carpentaria Highway and on to the Barkly Tablelands.     The Barkly Tablelands is...


16 August 2018
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Kakadu...Is it KakaDO or KakaDONT

Territorians and visitors are in two camps when it comes to Kakadu – some happily call it Kaka DO while others call it Kaka DON’T.   On our third visit to Kakadu we were not planning to stay long, just revisit a few favourite places and...


5 August 2018
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Edith Falls

Edith Falls just 90 kilometres north of Katherine was a sign-post we had driven past on previous trips to this region but on this occasion, we decided to stop by to tick it off the list. Also, some friends had been through a couple of weeks earlier and declared...


31 July 2018
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Purnululu (The Bungle Bungles)

As we approached the domes of Purnululu, neither of us spoke and only the sound of the car cruising across the dusty gravel road broke our stunned silence such is the impact on first sight of these incredible, unique landforms.     It was...


20 July 2018
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The Pilbara

The sparsely populated Pilbara Region of Western Australia is often overlooked by travellers who prefer the coastal attractions of the neighbouring Kimberly and Gasgoyne Regions.  We have been guilty on previous trips of driving past the Pilbara...


5 July 2018
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Spectacular Karijini

Karijini is frequently described as ‘like nowhere else in Australia’.  It is a truly unique and fascinating environment. We (Bazz and Fran) were thrilled to share this part of our journey with our friend Cherie.     Situated...


25 June 2018
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Broome Time

Life moves a little slower in Broome, its locally referred to as “Broome Time” and it’s all about taking the time to slooowww down, relax and hang out at the beach with friends.  It didn’t require much encouragement to do...


17 June 2018
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The Dampier Peninsula

The Dampier Peninsula or Ardi as the Traditional Owners know it, has the red carpet out in unique style.  The area is north east of Broome over what used to be 220km of a dusty red sand track ideally suitable for 4 wheel drive vehicles only, “unless...


7 June 2018