day 4 cont.,5 and 6 August 15th 2011 Day 4 cont.
bit of a rest at 'The Granites' (another big gold mine nearby) as it is hot and then onward to Refrig. bore another 50km. Arrive there about 9pm - dark but beaut. moonlit night, still red sky - magic - quiet - desert still
Find the bore with fence around it -'non drinkable sign' - taste it - yuk - highly salty - but wash my hat in it and it goes dead stiff
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Oceania » Australia » Northern Territory » Tanami Desert 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
an adventurer type, past his prime , but still able and wanting to do things, past runner - now broken, orienteer, rogainer, currently bike rider
previously lived in kimberlies and have an affinity with it -our only untamed rugged frontier left in oz.
read on, like a challenge , and this blog is about my solo bike ride across the tanami, halls ck. to alice.
excuse the all lower case but its easier 4 me, cheers and hope it is of interest - read on... full info