Miles from Brooklyn

It was about 12 degrees Celsius hotter than our guidebook’s projected average Spring temperature for pretty much our entire trip from Longreach to Adelaide. Ouch! Last Wednesday a friendly caretaker at...

Would you boys like to feed a cow? Pick an avocado? Crush a macadamia nut? Feed a cow? Feed the chooks? Sit on a tractor? Ride on a mower? Eat a...

Forgive the Cheers reference, but this story was too good to pass up. We spent one afternoon in Longreach about two months ago, and we stocked up on our meat at...

Today we were on a bush walk through a rainforest in Eungella National Park at the top of a mountain above the dry forest below. We were walking through the forest,...

I begin with a disclaimer that this post is written with a total lack of cultural sensitivity for my new Australian friends. I apologize in advance for my American post, but...

One of the things I have enjoyed about Australia is the way that everyday nature is so different from home. This might seem strange to an Australian, but I love looking...

Before we cover what happened next to Cave Lion, who we left bogged in Nolan’s Brook, left front tire spinning in the sand, I’d like to take a moment to reflect...

(Begin by reading part 1, 2 and 3 in this series.) There’s nothing quite like jumping into a waterfall, falling deep into clear blue water, and then bobbing up to find yourself in...

We have been the beneficiaries of incredible Aussie hospitality at every turn on our journey so far.  Readers of Miles from Brooklyn will know of how Vic Widman at Great Divide...

You may be wondering what our twin five-year old blond haired boys were doing while we were contemplating whether Palm Creek would destroy our newly acquired Cub Camper (read part 1...