Queensland

Back to the Outback

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Overlooking Coopers Creek

It has been more than 2.5 years since I’ve been “out there”, the Never Never, the great interior of this magnificent continent: the Outback.

Since I saw those harsh plaines first with their humbling vastness I couldn’t resist but feel a constant force pulling me back. I think explorer Ernest Favenc put it in much better words than I ever could: “Repellent as this country is, there is a wonderous fascination in it, in its strange loneliness, and the hidden mysteries it might contain, that call to the man who knows it, as surely as the sea calls to the sailor.”

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Sunday, July 11th, 2010 Australia, Travelling No Comments
Half a meter of fog creeps over the footy oval on this chilly morning while the first rays of sunlight tickle the clouds behind gum trees and the magpies croak their once so alien song.
 
  • Broken Clouds
  • Temperature: 18°C
  • Wind: S at 13 km/h
  • Clouds: Broken Clouds
  • Humidity: 59.5%
  • Fog
  • Temperature: 4°C
  • Wind Chill: 2°C
  • Wind: E at 6 km/h
  • Clouds: Overcast
  • Humidity: 100.0%