Its all about Gas! July 24th 2013 Crossing the Simpson Desert - Day 1
Wow, here it is, the morning has arrived and we were up early to get Gypsy packed up and taken around to her temporary home so that we can cross the Simpson Desert and on to Birdsville, Andy even has the awning down before I have emerged.
By 9am we are parking Gypsy up near the Rangers Station and head straight back to camp to hook up with the guys th ... read more
Oceania » Australia » South Australia » Simpson 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
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