Category: Red Centre

The 40th anniversary of the Finke Desert Race is coming up. Be there

Next year is the 40th anniversary of the Finke Desert Race. As road trips go, this one is pretty spectacular. Almost in the dead centre of Australia, where the dust is the reddest I’ve seen it, the spaces are very wide and very open, the sunrises and sunsets are among the best you’ll see anywhere …

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Finke Desert Race 2013

Here it is, the action from the 2013 Finke Desert Race. This was taken from the 112km mark, which is about half way. You can see from the nodding heads that some of the participants were very tired by the time they got that far,. As this is the beginning of the “whoops” (does anybody …

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Finke Desert Race 2013 – prologue

I’m finally getting around to editing some videos of my last trip. Here’s some action from the Finke Desert Race 2013 prologue. A preview of the real thing – coming tomorrow.  

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Photogallery – Uluru

There’s been a change of plans and the billabong will have to wait. Instead we’re off to the Saxby Roundup and Rodeo for the weekend. In the meantime, here are a few photos of Uluru that I’ve been promising. I loved the Rock and could have spent much more time there. I guess I’ll just …

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Alice Springs to Mount Isa

Mt Isa. What can I say? Broken Hill it aint. After 15 hours in the mining town in western Queensland I was ready to leave again, and not just because the Wallabies lost to the British & Irish Lions and I was watching at the Irish Club.

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West MacDonnell Ranges 2

Here’s the second of the photo galleries of the West Macs. This one is Serpentine Gorge and Ormiston Gorge, my two favourites. So what do you think? Are the West Macs more beautiful than the East?

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