Archive for October, 2013

The Dusty Outback

We’ve definitely found the dusty outback! Here’s some shots we took on the road we’ve been travelling near Oodnadatta over the past few days. Amazingly the van hasn’t been inundated with any dust at all ūüôā

Old Andado

Where:¬†Old Andado Homestead, Northern Territory (Western end of the Simpson Desert) Permits:¬†None Costs:¬†$9 per person for camping plus an extra $2 to use the showers/toilets. Difficulty:¬†Moderate to Difficult (planning is important when you come here. This is a remote country accessed via a corrugated and bull dust riddled gravel road which passes through Aboriginal Land. […]

Falcon feeding time

I took this photo today of a Brown Falcon catching its lunch at the Alice Springs Desert Park. Thought I’d share it as it shows the beauty of their wing span as well as how nimble these birds are in flight.

Cobourg Peninsula

Where: Garig Gunak Barlu National Park¬†(Cobourg Peninsula), Northern Territory Permits:¬†Road access and camping permit $232.10 for 7 nights (must be arranged prior to travel as limited amount of vehicles are allowed on the peninsula) Costs:¬†$232.10 for up to 5 adults for 7 days Difficulty:¬†Moderate to Difficult (planning is important when you come here. This is […]

Croc vs Buffalo

Where:¬†¬†East Alligator River in Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory Permits:¬†$25 per person for two weeks Costs:¬†Dependent on location (National park and Caravan Park camping available) Difficulty:¬†Easy. All road are bitumen but be croc aware every where you go Days required to do it justice:¬†2+ days The Northern Territory is crocodile country and swimming in any […]

Critter Cam 3

We’ve been continuing to set Critter Cam our infrared camera up in most places we camp out in the bush. We’ve just returned from the Cobourg Peninsula in the Northern Territory and spent a lot of nights trying to catch footage of a crocodile crossing the road up there but to no avail! Sadly the […]