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Vegan Tuesdays in Alice Springs

Vegan Tuesdays in Alice Springs

Mar 2, 2017 | No Comments

Where can you get good, healthy, wholesome food that’s cheap….in Alice Springs? Alice is not the kind of place I would call a foodie’s paradise, particularly if you’re vegan or have any dietary intolerances. Since arriving in Alice, Nic and I have searched high and low for good, cheap vegan food that is additive and […]

Gouge Us

Gouge Us

Feb 15, 2017 | 18 Comments

Australia, has always been known as the “lucky country”. Many today take this to mean that here in Australia we have both a good quality of life and a low cost of living, but few realise that when Donald Horne first uttered these words he was speaking ironically and was having a jibe at the […]

Fertility Rituals in Kunya Urgench

Fertility Rituals in Kunya Urgench

Jan 18, 2017 | 18 Comments

Seemingly nescient of the midsummer’s day warmth, the young woman tightened a three-quarter, faded coat around her thin frame as she stood on top of the dirt hillock. She gazed out to the horizon. Her richly coloured dress protruded from below her coat as it danced in the breeze. Behind her, off to our side, […]

Central Australian Ochre Pits

Central Australian Ochre Pits

Dec 27, 2016 | No Comments

Not visiting an ochre pit while you are in Central Australia, is a bit like visiting Sydney without seeing the harbour bridge. While it’s not one of the sights likely to leave you breathless, it is worth seeing if you haven’t ever before seen an ochre pit or you would like to discover more about […]

Kati Thanda–Lake Eyre National Park

Kati Thanda–Lake Eyre National Park

Dec 24, 2016 | 4 Comments

What is it that draws travellers, year upon year, to stand on the shores of a dry lake in the Australian desert? Like pilgrims, they traverse hundreds of kilometres of corrugated roads through remote Outback South Australia, across a blistering, barren landscape. Vehicles squeak, rattle and groan their protest as they bounce and shake their […]

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