Category: Adventure

  • I followed my passion and it didn’t go as planned

    I followed my passion and it didn’t go as planned

    The media is full of inspiring stories of people turning their passions and hobbies into businesses, but is it always the key to happiness?

  • Why camping is the antidote to modern life

    Why camping is the antidote to modern life

    Camping is all about the bush, but it’s also more than that. It’s a all-senses immersion that completely resets my sense of time and need.

  • Highs and lows on the Kepler Track, Fiordland NP, New Zealand

    Highs and lows on the Kepler Track, Fiordland NP, New Zealand

    We have a hard time explaining our travel choices to our friends. When we landed in Queenstown, Fiordland National Park was in the middle of an extreme weather event. The Kepler Track had only just reopened after an unseasonal dump of snow the week before. The snow had since melted but heavy rain now fell […]

  • On the Thorsborne Trail, Hinchinbrook Island

    On the Thorsborne Trail, Hinchinbrook Island

    If you live in North Queensland, a visit to Hinchinbrook Island is a must. If you are physically able, walking the Thorsborne Trail along the length of this iconic island takes it to the next level. It’s been a long time since I was there, and my efforts to walk the trail again were thwarted […]

  • Perfect isolation: Cobourg Peninsula

    Perfect isolation: Cobourg Peninsula

    Sometimes, all you need to be is away. Away from phone reception and internet connections. Away from busy. Away from thinking. Cobourg Peninsula is not just away, it’s far away. It’s not easy to get there and that’s half the appeal for someone like me. Tucked away in the top of the Northern Territory it […]

  • Nanguluwur Art Site, Kakadu NP

    Nanguluwur Art Site, Kakadu NP

    We’d come to the art site via the Barrk Sandstone track, through some of the best Kakadu scenery you can see. I walked around taking in the rock art pieces and their stories. I looked at the hand prints for a few minutes, they were clean and simple, just hands like any others. Except for […]

  • Mereenie Loop Road

    Mereenie Loop Road

    The slow road to Kings Canyon

  • King’s Canyon Rim Walk, Watarrka National Park

    King’s Canyon Rim Walk, Watarrka National Park

    There is something about a canyon I find hard to resist. Life clings to little cracks and ledges often defying both physics and biology, and their landscapes hide details that are overwhelmed by the grandeur of everything else. Walking around them is the only way to fully appreciate the meagre along with the mighty. The […]

  • Red Centre Road Trip

    Red Centre Road Trip

    We’ve just returned from a two-week road trip to the middle of Australia, with Uluru both the main destination and the furthest point from home. As we only had this short amount of time off work, the driving was definitely a bit challenging with several long car days to help us get there and back. […]

  • Simplicity and Solitude

    Simplicity and Solitude

    Peace and quiet on the Plenty Highway