An Outback Itinerary

It’s a place that gets under your skin. It has a heartbeat that you can’t ignore and a spiritual sense of time and space that transcends words. Mungo National Park left an indelible impression on me when I first visited years ago. Whenever we spoke of it my sister (who’s never camped a day in … More An Outback Itinerary

Moods of the Murray

It stretches for over 2,500 kms, starts its journey from the Australian Alps and ends at the mouth of the Southern Ocean in South Australia. Almost 2000 km of it is navigable, making it the third longest navigable river on the planet, with only the Amazon and Nile rivers behind it. The Mighty Murray. It’s … More Moods of the Murray

the promise of your dawn

Originally posted on The Lonely Author:
“There are two ways of spreading light. To be the candle, or the mirror that reflects it.” – Edith Wharton, novelist, playwright, first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for Literature . I always thought of my friend Miriam of Out an’ About as an inspiring ray of light.…

Anticipation

You know it’s a sign you’re hankering to travel when a vegetable concoction on the barbecue looks like the shape of Australia! Yep, seems hubby was sharing a similar hankering. I asked him, where’s Tasmania and he said he ate it! Fact: I’m having withdrawal symptoms. Reason: Not enough camping. I’m missing the simple things … More Anticipation