The following set of images are not an exhaustive, nor boring, slide show, but rather, a chronology of the trip with just one photo of each place where we spent time.
An underground home. The temperature in these underground homes stays at 24 degrees C (72F) all year round despite desert extremes of cold and hot weather.
Uluru, perhaps Australia’s most identifiable icon.
A camel ride in Alice Springs. It’s a good thing Camels are vegetarian.
On the Stuart Highway travelling north from Alice Springs. The man stands 17 metres tall (56ft).
Road Hazards. Road Trains and cyclists, particularly when you meet them at the same time.
Camped at Katherine.
Kakadu National Park
The crocodile is eyeing off a boat load of potential dinners.
Adelaide River War Memorial where the first Australian citizens killed in WWII on Australian soil on 19th February 1942 are buried alongside WWII service men and women.
B52 at The Darwin Aviation Museum. Darwin also has a WWII Museum.
A day at the races. Sadly, the event was abandoned when a jockey died after falling during the 5th race.
Sunrise at Barkly Homestead.
Barkly Highway. Road Hazard.
Mt. Isa. It is what it is.
Kynuna. Sunset in the middle of nowhere.
More of nowhere and a lot more to come.
It’s Springtime and the birds are blooming.
It’s hard to grow flowers in the desert
However, if you just add water ………!
Sunrise through a mist near Emerald.
Tropic of Capricorn
Tropic of Capricorn near Rockhampton.
WWII St. Christopher’s non denominational open air chapel built in 1943 by US soldiers at an R&R and convalescent camp at Nerimbera near Rockhampton.
A different perspective.
Some trees deserve to be photographed.
Happy Hour is much the same wherever you camp.
Redland Bay Sunset, Brisbane.
Tenterfield Saddler. Premises of George Woollnough, grandfather of Peter Allen and subject of Peter Allen’s song “Tenterfield Saddler”.
The Dish. Subject of the movie of the same name portraying the role of The Dish in NASA’s Apollo moon landing.
Murray River at Tocumwal