The Gulflander once travelled between the goldfields and the port, but now it’s a carting tourists through Queensland’s Gulf Savannah.
A chance encounter gave me a glimpse into outback life when I saw a muster in Gulf Country.
Australians take it for granted that spectacular sights such as the Great Barrier Reef will always be there for us to enjoy.
The Aboriginal people of Australia they are the artists behind the world’s oldest galleries. The Quinkan Galleries are some of the best examples of Indigenous rock art in the country.
Australia is one huge country – which makes standing at The Tip, the northernmost point of the continent, an awe-inspiring experience.
The Bloomfield Track is a 30km 4WD-only road between Cape Tribulation and Cooktown. It’s impassable in the wet season and challenging in the dry – even more so when you tow an six-metre caravan behind you.
The Daintree River is an interesting place – one minute you’re walking on a gravel road passing cattle and horses, the next you’re collecting coconuts and watching for crocodiles.
“Everyone goes to Bitola but no one goes to Kruševo,” complained the guy behind the hostel reception desk. “I’ll go. Where is it?”
For a long time I didn’t enjoy Sydney. That changed when I discovered the Northern Beaches, a stretch of beautiful, quiet, beaches, great coffee and a relaxed lifestyle.
I had expectations of Kosovo as a country still finding its identity after a war that wasn’t all that long ago. So I was surprised to instead discover a country that was traveller-friendly and packed with fascinating history, culture and sights.