Gorgeous Gorges of Karijini
Passage to Handrail Pool, Weano Gorge

Gorgeous Gorges of Karijini

You need a leap of faith to travel all the way to Karijini National Park, where beautiful river gorges are the most prominent features. But thanks to a friend’s advice, we took that leap and…

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Imagine That: The Wonder of the Pinnacles
Forms at the Pinnacles: two seals dancing?

Imagine That: The Wonder of the Pinnacles

About an hour’s drive north of Perth, you escape the sprawling northern limit of its farthest suburbs, and begin to travel through the outback, a desert of scattered trees and bushes, occasionally interrupted by mounds…

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Waters Away from the Water: The Atherton Tableland
Volcanic crater of Lake Eacham, Atherton Tableland

Waters Away from the Water: The Atherton Tableland

Most people don’t get far afield from the palm-fringed tropical beaches of north Queensland or the underwater charms of the Great Barrier Reef. Many do find their way, at least, to tourist-friendly Kuranda, a rainforest…

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Ode: Nary a Cassowary
The only Cassowary we saw, sculpted

Ode: Nary a Cassowary

A lament on not seeing a cassowary during our trip to Daintree National Park and Mossman Gorge. Click the link to read the prose version. They tell you to be alert and wary, When dining…

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