Category: Cape York

To market, to market – with travel photography

  I’m very excited about selling my photographs on canvasses at some Christmas markets in November and December. While these markets are in NSW, if you do want any photos before Christmas let me know asap and I can get them sent them to you.    

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What happens when teenagers are left home alone for 7 weeks?

The prodigal step-son has returned home. If you haven’t caught up, we recently went away to Cape York for 7 weeks. Before we went, there was quite a bit of discussion. Doc wanted his 17 year old son who lives with us to go and stay somewhere else while we were away, but of course …

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Exploring the Tip – photos of the northernmost point of Australia

There’s a lot to see at the northernmost point of Australia – if you can find it. Tourism on Cape York is not very well developed. That’s both a positive (few people) and a negative (it’s hard to find things). A few signposts wouldn’t go astray! Cape York is rugged country, with thick rainforest and …

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Logans Creek the longest crossing on the Old Tele Track

The creek crossings on the Old Tele Track can instill fear in even the most experienced 4wd’ers. With good reason. Palm Creek, at the beginning of the southern end of the track, and Nolans Creek at the end of the  Northern end, bookmark a great 4wd’ing adventure. Both have well deserved reputations. When we did …

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A long trip over rough terrain requires lots of preparation – and spare parts

Well, I’ve finally got Doc to set out how he prepared the vehicle and what tools he took for our Great Cape York adventure. The short answer is – lots. So this might have to be spread across a couple of blogs. I’ve already said something about the vehicles, so let’s start with the blokey …

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Degustation sightseeing – a small taste of many beautiful things

Right now, because we have a long way to cover in a fairly short time to get home, we’re doing a lot of travelling, 500km a day or more. Places I’d really like to stay at for longer flash by. We’re moving into camp, pack up and drive, stop for lunch, drive, stop to camp, …

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