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 forContinue reading “Nanguluwur Art Site, Kakadu NP”

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. TheContinue reading “King’s Canyon Rim Walk, Watarrka National Park”

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.Continue reading “Red Centre Road Trip”

The Inca Trail – the start of things

When I was a child, my grandmother was a constant traveller. She would go off to distant lands and have adventures, and when she came home all us grandchildren would sit on the floor while she dispensed trinkets and talked about her trip. Archaeology was a particular interest of hers, and her descriptions of the ruinsContinue reading “The Inca Trail – the start of things”