Category: Outback Queensland

Where to find good travel information

How do you find out about a place that you’re visiting? The obvious place is visitors’/tourist centres, or on line. A number of places even have their own apps giving out information on what’s happening and what to see. Google “Sydney tourist information” and you get 30,200,000 hits. How helpful is this really?

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It’s coming up to festival time in Outback Queensland

There are a lot of festivals coming up in outback Queensland. So many that it’s just impossible to get to them all, so I’ve been picking out the ones I want to go to. Planning for my solo outback trip is underway, and I’m speaking with somebody about sponsoring at least part of the trip. …

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We’re going on an adventure

“I love our adventures” I say to Doc when we’re travelling. Usually this means “We’re lost”, but that’s how we have our best adventures. We have a philosophy when we travel – be prepared, but don’t over plan. That means being flexible enough to take a detour on a whim, but prepared enough in case …

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Sunset and champagne

When talking about the most photographed icons in the world, sunset is rarely mentioned. Yet I think there are more photos of and more blogs dedicated to sunsets than to anything else anywhere. Whether watching it with the love of your life, with friends, or alone, a sunset needs nothing more than a glass of …

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Saving the best until last

I was going to do the lazy thing today and republish my previous blog on Eulo. But I had such a good experience here again that it warrants another story of its own. Eulo is now one of the places on the Natural Sciences trek through south-western Queensland. That takes in places that are somehow …

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Oops – always double check your camera settings!

There’s always one day when you leave your camera on the wrong setting, and today was that day. We were travelling along the back road from Winton to Jundah. Doc and I came this way on our trip to the Cape and we loved it, so it was a bit of a trip down memory …

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