Trailing Behind in Australia’s Northern Territory

Trekking through the outback of the Northern Territory in Australia it’s easy to understand why the indigenous people enjoyed going on “walkabout” so much. There’s plenty to appreciate, a stark, but beautiful landscape, where long, mountain ranges rise from the plains like waves on an ocean. Their ridgelines are like vertebrae, protruding from the back of the low-lying scrub-land of …

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 …