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Longer feature stories or articles about places or events

 
  • The Big Detour

    The Big Detour

    We were on our way to Lake Eyre. We weren’t even planning to go there, but just a six word message started  a 3,000km detour. The joy of unplanned vagabonding! […]

     
     
  • John Longstaff's painting of the arrival of the two men at the Dig Tree

    The Long March to Failure

    Robert Burke and John Wills’ ambitious expedition to map Australia from the south to north coasts in 1840 is a classic saga of bad planning, worse leadership and fatal consequences. […]

     
     
  • Salt, water, red earth, green growth - the day the rains came

    Lake Eyre from the air

      Lake Eyre is a massive contradiction. A lake where land speed records are broken. A salt flat with a sailing club. And it is a real sight to see. […]

     
     
  • Red fire black opal

    The Living Fire

    They’re called stones fallen from heaven, living fire, an anchor stone of hope. Some swear they made the owner invisible. We just call them opals and their story is magical. […]

     
     
  • Fancy a hot date?

    Fancy a hot date?

    Are you stuck for the ideal romantic gift, something that will last a lifetime and also be a daily reminder of your affection? Why not forge your love in steel? […]

     
     
  • Lovett Bay ferry terminal after hours

    Sittin’ on the dock of Lovett Bay

    Kick back and relax with our video of life at Lovett Bay. And if that whets your appetite, there are even more delicious photos in the slideshow below!

     
     
 
 
 

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