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]
Date: October 7th 2006
After returning from Peru about a month ago I was itching to head outdoors again. So I decided to climb Mt Barney which is located slightly over 100km from Brisbane. And at 1351m it is one of the highest mounains in the South-East of Queensland.
Day 1 - A rush to the topAfter doing some last minute packing I left the house and drove to the base of Mt Barney arriving at Yellow Pinch ... read more