Western Half of the Nullarbor May 6th 2012 ESPERANCE TO NORSEMAN AND ACROSS THE NULLARBOR to Border Village.
An overview of the Nullarbor: <span> Nullarbor means no trees.<span> The plain is a great limestone plain which is porous and does not hold water, making vegetation difficult to grow and people to live.<span> Crossing the southern part of Australia means crossing the Nullarbor just above the Great Australia ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Western Australia » Nullarbor Plain 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
David is a former lecturer in Electronic Engineering who decided to take early retirement and escape the madness of working in a Further Education College. Valda is his wife, who also recently retired. Both of us decided to try out something a bit more adventurous than taking a package holiday, and set out to see a bit of the world "down under" before popping our clogs. Family living there say it is great, so we are off to see if anything there could replace Whitley Bay as the Centre of the Universe. (Not really possible, but we should look).... full info