Great Northern Highway August 28th 2009 Travelling with Locky
Locky and I left Broome in a large Toyota four by four, loaded up with 24 cans of Emu Export lager and food for the camping trip ahead. I mention the beer because it’s the beer of choice for the Aboriginals in this part of the world; it's cheap and cheerful but the white folk don’t touch it, either because of the taste or the negative association.But [/ ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Western Australia » Bungle Bungles Aboriginal settlers arrived on the continent from Southeast Asia about 40,000 years before the first Europeans began exploration in the 17th century. No formal territorial claims were made until 1770, when Capt. James COOK took possession in the name... ... read more
I started this travel blog, firstly to avoid sending out over-long group emails updating everybody on my travels. You know, the ones where you feel slightly snubbed by the impersonal nature of, “Hey, everybody! (but to no one in particular)”. I thought a blog would be fun way to update folks, avoid a dreaded travel diary and would hopefully combine second-rate-misanthropic travel journalism with exquisitely amateur photographs. Et Voila!
Soon after I hit the road, however, I procrastinated and struggled to write things-up as esteemed travel-writer Pau... full info