In the Outback; Telegraph Stations and Wallabies

Before setting out on a guided highlights tour of the Larapinta Trail our group had the added bonus of visiting the Telegraph Station. Located near Alice Springs in the Northern Territory of Australia, this is the site of the original European settlement. Established in 1872, it is apparently the best preserved of the 12 Overland Telegraph Line relay stations which …

Postcards from a Winter Walk in Alice Springs

Walking around the Northern Territory city of Alice Springs, it’s difficult not to think of “Walkabout Creek”. I was half expecting Mick “Crocodile” Dundee to come hurtling out of one of the bars wrestling an inflatable croc. It’s not actually anything like the fictional one bar town of film fame, and there probably isn’t much chance of running into “Donk” …