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Deep Shafts Sign, Coober Pedy

Things to do in Coober Pedy: Australia’s Town Under Ground

Imagine the scene: You’ve been driving along a highway for four hours with nothing but barren outback to gaze at out the window. The last point of interest was the South Australia state border, some four hours to the north – and the last time you went through a town…

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Adelaide to Cairns Drive Itinerary – via the Great Inland Way

The Adelaide to Cairns drive is not your obvious Australian road trip. When I told people that I’d decided to drive 3,000 kilometres through the Australian outback on my own, 98% of them thought, to put it politely, that I’d lost the plot. I thought I’d lost it a long…

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Amazing Australian Outback Towns to Visit on an Aussie Road Trip

The Australian outback is one of the world’s last true wildernesses. It is a huge, desert terrain that stretches out over most of the country. It’s one of the globe’s most extreme climates, with temperatures topping 50 degrees Celsius, little rainfall, barren landscapes and plenty of red dirt. I find…

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Driving Across The Nullarbor Plain : Everything You’ll Ever Need To Know

The name ‘Nullarbor Plain’ exudes a certain air of mystery and compel. The plain spans two Australian states, broken only by the Eyre Highway that is the main part of an Adelaide to Perth road trip. If you’re planning on driving across the Nullarbor, you’ll most likely have been told that…

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