Binna Burra Walk – Lamington National Park – Daves Creek Circuit

I’m a great believer in slow travel – Both when on the road, and when at home! I get a real thrill discovering what’s in my back yard and seeing it through travellers’ eyes – So I’m always taken aback when meeting up with local folk, and the topic of recreation comes up and I can’t […]

The Ultimate 6 Day Guide to Uluru, Kata Tjuta & Watarrka National Parks

Firstly, don’t put it off. I wasted 20 years dreaming about going to see Uluru. Putting it off due to creating over-complicated and convoluted plans until they became so complicated and so convoluted (not to mention expensive) the dream went back into the too hard basket. Because Uluru is so far from any of Australia’s populated […]

Exploring Kings Canyon from Down Under – The Kings Creek Walk

Looking up at the sheer canyon walls from the shady tree lined creek bed I could make out pimply protuberances sticking out along the top – People… up on the Kings Canyon Rim Walk, were leaning out over the edge admiring the view or snapping a photie of the stunning red rugged cliff face, which from my […]

A Stairway to Heaven – leading to the Garden of Eden in Kings Canyon

The Stairway to Kings Canyon, Watarrka – NT My head tilted back and my neck craned to follow the line of rugged rocky ‘steps’ rising steeply and unevenly towards the distant cobalt blue sky – There are approximately 500 “steps” to be surmounted to get to the top of Kings Canyon, (which is 465km/290miles by road SW […]

How To Journey Into the Wilderness And Not Carry a Backpack

Backpacking in the Outback I love the idea of slipping on a backpack, fully self sufficient for a few days and heading out into the wilderness… Totally away from it all. Away from the daily toil of work. Away from the hum-drum of life. Away from civilization Away from social media inter-connected-ness. But… And, this […]