Crossing the Nullarbor – beware of tourist traps

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After a few memorable days at Esperance, it was time to head East, which meant a detour north to meet the Eyre Highway at Norseman. The locals call this trip across the bottom of Australia “crossing the Nullarbor”. The Nullarbor … Continued

Chasing rainbows

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Esperance is down on the southern West Australian coastline, an absolute jewel for those willing to take the time to visit. Showers accompany us along the road from Albany and rainbows appear โ€“ on both sides of the road. By … Continued

Sandfire Flats – a highlight of the day

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Moving on down from Broome. It’s about 620km down to Port Hedland โ€“ a pretty comfortable drive. Just as well, because there’s not much to see. We’re back to flat scrub as far as the eye can see. Round about … Continued

Horizontal Falls -an exhilirating freak of nature

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A horizontal waterfall. The very concept is strange. How can water fall horizontally? It can and it does, provided you have the intersection of a number of factors. That combination occurs in the Kimberley in remote north west Australia. It’s … Continued

Never smile at a crocodile

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Salt water crocodiles. Australia’s greatest predator. Ancient, wily, aggressive and absolutely deadly. I didn’t get a chance to see one in the wild. Here’s a bit more technical info about the crocs. Mind you, there are tours that can guarantee … Continued

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