The Expanse of the Barkly Tableland

The Barkly Tableland covers 21% of the Northern Territory in a swathe from Mount Isa just east of the Queensland/NT border, west to Daly Waters. After a night camping at the Devils Marbles under a waning full moon (having spent the evening light exploring the rock formations scattered across these beautiful 1,800 hectares of Australian outback) […]

Uluru – The Day I First Laid Eyes on Uluru

After a 3am start to get to the airport for a 5am lift off to Uluru, we left the coastal humidity of Brisbane and flew into Australia’s heart – the Red Centre. Peering down onto the scrubby outback and gouged channel country from 35,000 feet we flew over flooded Lake Eyre and sparkling salt pans […]

An Australia Rainforest Delight – Box Forest Track

Box Forest Track, a 10.6km circuit. Over the last couple of weeks I’ve posted photo essays from our visit up to the rainforest of Green Mountain in Lamington National Park, SE Queensland ~ Here are links to: The 4.6km walk we did down to Moran’s Falls and The lovely sunset and sunrise that we admired from O’Reilley’s. On the second […]

An Australia Rainforest Delight – Morans Falls

The Australian rainforest is an absolute delight. Last week we took off for a couple of days to go up into the rainforest of the Lamington National Park on the Queensland/NSW border. We walked the Morans Falls track, just 4.6km on our first day. The path takes you down through a subtropical rainforest of booyongs and brush box adorned […]

Traveller’s Tweet Up in Australia’s Rainforest

Today, we not only meet people in real life, we  also form friendships across the world through the Ethernet via Social Media. And what’s even more fun is when these friendships are solidified in the flesh! This week I met Michela Fantinel for the first time face to face. I’ve ‘known’ Michela for over a year […]