NSW: Broken Hill, Silverton, Cobar and home to QLD

(4/9/2018 – 11/9/2018)

From Peterborough we travelled on the Barrier Highway and into NSW to Broken Hill where we visited the Royal Flying Doctor Service.    The Royal Flying Doctor Service has provided care to the furthest corners of Australia since 1928.   Reverend John Flynn was instrumental in setting up nursing services in the outback, in what would become the Royal Flying Doctor Service.   Continue reading “NSW: Broken Hill, Silverton, Cobar and home to QLD”

South Australia: Coober Pedy and Woomera

(1/9/2018 – 3/9/2018)

Since it was about an 8 hour drive from Yulara to Coober Pedy, we stopped over night at a free camp along the Stuart Highway.    We were up early the next morning to continue our travels and arrived at Coober Pedy late morning.   I wanted to experience a night underground so we booked into the Underground Motel.  Continue reading “South Australia: Coober Pedy and Woomera”

Northern Territory: Kata Tjuta (Olgas)

(29/8/2018 – 31/8/2018)

We drove out to Kata Tjuta (previously known as the Olgas) which was about a 45 minute drive from camp.   These are huge ancient rock formations and there are 36 domes spread over an area of more than 20 kilometres.   The sandstone domes of Kata Tjuta are believed to be about 500 million years old.   One of the domes is up to 546 metres tall.  Continue reading “Northern Territory: Kata Tjuta (Olgas)”