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Cameron Corner

AUSTRALIA | Mon, 20 Jul 2015 | By adventurers | Views [499]

Sturt National Park is one of the largest national parks in NSW .  There is a look out there which is a jump-up (an escarpment).  It is similar to a mini grand canyon.  Simply lovely.  We felt like the only people in the world. ... Read more >

Tags: cameron corner, dingo fence, dog, golf, outback, rfds, royal flying doctor service, sturt national park

To Stay Put? Or To Travel?

AUSTRALIA | Mon, 20 Jul 2015 | By adventurers | Views [646]

When we woke up this morning, there was frost on our food containers and the olive oil was solidified in the glass bottle. We walked through thigh high grass on a track to reach Cobham Lake while drinking our morning coffees.  The wide open space ... Read more >

Tags: back of beyond, cobham lake, jump up track, kangaroo, nsw, outback, rfds, sturt national park, tibooburra

Outback, Emu Roadkill, A Willy Willy & Some Poetry

AUSTRALIA | Sun, 19 Jul 2015 | By adventurers | Views [572]

We stocked up in Broken Hill – fuel, food and water – as today we are heading into the real outback and need to be totally self-sufficient (no more pub dinners!)  We passed through eastern and central time zones.  Our mobile phones ... Read more >

Tags: cobham lake, emu, emu roadkill, haiku, nsw, outback, packsaddle, poetry, telephone creek, willy willy

Video: Every Nomad Has a Story, South Australia

AUSTRALIA | Fri, 11 Oct 2013 | By travel-tips | Views [5164] | Video

Travel is at the heart of who we are and as passionate travellers working for South Australia Tourism , ExOfficio and World Nomads , we're constantly looking to explore how travel affects us as people. Earlier this year, storyteller Gregg Bleakney ... Read more >

Tags: australia, beauty, nature, opportunities, outback, south australia, travel, wildlife

Where Can you Take a Three Tonne Truck

AUSTRALIA | Wed, 2 Oct 2013 | By jellybean | Views [447]

It was time to get out of this city - with not much time and not much money we decided to find out where you can take a three tonne truck in Western Australia.  We threw a mattress and some camping gear in the back of the work truck and left Perth ... Read more >

Tags: adventure, bush walking, camping, outback, western australia, wheatbelt, wildflowers

Middle of Nowhere Never Felt So Cool

AUSTRALIA | Sat, 27 Apr 2013 | By ashleyhelmick | Views [536]

April 27, 2013 Trip Post 2: Middle of Nowhere Never Felt So Cool   To this jet-lagged princess,  5AM  came even earlier than it usually would. We realized that the "free breakfast" consisted of bread out on a table that you could ... Read more >

Tags: aussi bbq, flies, jet lagged, kata tjuta, outback, swag, tired, uluru

Photos: My Scholarship entry - Tiwi Bomber Boys

AUSTRALIA | Mon, 14 Jan 2013 | By tiwi-island-australia2012 | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

Stuart Marshall "Just get in there", My photography life tipped on its head in January 2012. Bored in my Govt job of 10yrs at NSWPolice I asked for work experience with the Police media photographer. A week later I received an email asking if I had ... Read more >
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Tags: australia, australia, brothers, football, mining, natives, northern territory, outback, sport, tiwi island

Oz Pt4 - The Red Centre

AUSTRALIA | Tue, 3 Jul 2012 | By OandSoph | Views [504]

We arrived in darwin at about  6am  and headed to the youth hostel that our tour had booked us into. This was our first ever 'hostel experience' having done well to avoid them for four months. We were pretty dissapointed to learn that there was ... Read more >

Tags: outback

My Scholarship entry - Understanding a Culture through Food

WORLDWIDE | Sat, 14 Apr 2012 | By louisethewander | Views [414] | Scholarship Entry

‘There’s something wrong with this one’ I think to myself. My fingertips have long become accustomed to the coarse skin of unripe pears, and this slimy softness is a shock to the system. I tentatively turn the fruit around, expecting a maggot infested ... Read more >

Tags: australia, fruit picking, outback, pears, spiders, travel writing scholarship 2012

Off the Beaten Path: Australia

AUSTRALIA | Mon, 24 Oct 2011 | By OffTheBeatenPath | Views [9819]

Australia is a classic tourist destination for visitors seeking nature, wildlife and adventure. Most tend to congregate around the most famous highlights: Sydney, the Great Ocean Road, the Great Barrier Reef, Uluru. It's understandable: these places ... Read more >

Tags: australia, backpacking, beaches, outback, road trip, tasmania, travel, uluru, wine

You're How Big?

AUSTRALIA | Fri, 9 Sep 2011 | By sequinedeagle | Views [340]

And there it was. This gigantic structure of breathtaking beauty, presence and stature, right there in my view. An Australian icon rising up in front of me: threatening to black out the sun. After such a long journey there, seeing it was like ... Read more >

Tags: icons, nullabor, outback

Halloween in the Outback

AUSTRALIA | Wed, 3 Nov 2010 | By lauren_watson | Views [1906] | Comments [1]

Today I celebrated Halloween at the top end of Australia - Kakadu National Park to be exact. It’s the first time on my trip that I have somewhat missed home. It just doesn’t quite feel like Halloween here - with temperatures in the 90’s and no fall ... Read more >

Tags: australia, darwin, outback

Backpacking Australia: Tips for the Ultimate Road Trip

AUSTRALIA | Fri, 24 Sep 2010 | By OffTheBeatenPath | Views [14037] | Comments [2]

Australia is a vast country, spanning from rugged outback to glittering beaches. One of the most common ways for backpackers to explore Australia is to rent a campervan, pack up a few mates and take a road trip.  Last year, WorldNomads.... Read more >

Tags: australia, backpacker, beaches, campervan, outback, oz, road trip, roadtrip, travel, van-tastic adventures

Van-Tastic Adventures Winners Announced!

AUSTRALIA | Wed, 28 Jul 2010 | By ambassador | Views [3063]

33,000 kilometers, 12 months, 7 states and heaps of adventure activities ...finally it's time to announce the winners of the Van-Tastic Adventures roadtrip competition.  Congratulations Willie Concep c i ó n and Andrew Adams , the ... Read more >

Tags: adventures, australia, campervan, funny, itinerary, northern territory, outback, oz, roadtrip, van-tastic adventures


AUSTRALIA | Fri, 30 Apr 2010 | By vantastic_nt | Views [985] | Comments [1] | Video

Roadtrip Australia: Van-Tastic Adventures Northern Territory On their roadtrip through the Northern Territory with Van-Tastic Adventures, Andrew and Willie hunt for signs of alien life in Wycliffe Well, the UFO capital of Australia. Follow the adventures ... Read more >

Tags: aliens, australia, backpackers, itinerary, northern territory, outback, oz, travel, ufos, wycliffe well


AUSTRALIA | Thu, 22 Apr 2010 | By vantastic_nt | Views [937] | Comments [2] | Video

Roadtrip Australia: Van-Tastic Adventures Northern Territory On their roadtrip through the Northern Territory of Australia, Andrew and Willie visit Stuarts Well Roadhouse, where they meet Dinky the Singing Dingo. Who is a dingo. That sings. While ... Read more >

Tags: australia, backpackers, camels, dingo, nature, outback, roadtrip, travel, van-tastic adventures, wildlife


AUSTRALIA | Mon, 12 Apr 2010 | By vantastic_nt | Views [817] | Comments [2] | Video

Roadtrip Australia: Van-Tastic Adventures Northern Territory On their roadtrip through Northern Territory, Australia with Van-Tastic Adventures, Andrew and Willie spend a hellish 30 seconds in the desert before being saved by Kings Creek Station. ... Read more >

Tags: australia, backpackers, campervan, itinerary, northern territory, outback, oz, roadtrip, travel, van-tastic adventures


AUSTRALIA | Fri, 19 Feb 2010 | By vantastic_sa | Views [1110] | Video

Roadtrip Australia: Van-Tastic Adventures South Australia On their roadtrip through South Australia with Van-Tastic Adventures, Trent & Victoria go on a 3 day trekking adventure into the Flinders Ranges - the outback of South Australia. Follow ... Read more >

Tags: backpackers, outback, oz, road trip, south australia, trekking, van-tastic adventures, wildlife, worldnomads.com

The Outback is Calling!

AUSTRALIA | Fri, 12 Feb 2010 | By ambassador | Views [13520] | Video

What could you do with six weeks, a fully kitted out campervan and a video camera...in the legendary Australian outback? The WorldNomads.com Van-Tastic Adventures competition is looking for one more team of travellers to hop in Geoff, the ... Read more >

Tags: adventure, backpackers, campervan, itinerary, outback, oz, perth, travel, van-tastic adventures, western australia

The Outback

AUSTRALIA | Sat, 25 Jul 2009 | By chiclet | Views [2073] | Comments [1]

Då har vi upplevt "the Outback". Röd sand, kängurus, gigantiska emufåglar, solnedgångar vi horisonten, kokaburrans skratt, dingostaket, fårfarmar, flygande doktorer, vänliga män under vida hattbrätten och opalfält. Vi åkte 10 dagar och 361 ... Read more >

Tags: nature, outback, road trip

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