Entrance to Innes National Park, Yorke Peninsula, South Australia

Favourite Place #5 – Innes National Park, Yorke Peninsula, SA

Last Updated on March 3, 2017 by Red Nomad OZ It’s a mystery to me why Innes National Park (INP) isn’t on any Top 10 Australian National Parks lists. At the south-western tip of Yorke Peninsula’s ‘toe’ (you’ll see what I mean on the map) its wild and remote beauty is unique. BUT … perhaps the unparalleled coastal scenery, historic[…]

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Australia’s Scenic Public Toilets #6 – West Cape Lighthouse, SA

Last Updated on September 15, 2014 by Red Nomad OZ Innes National Park on South Australia’s Yorke Peninsula has (arguably!) some of the most magnificent coastal scenery in the country. Any amenities in such a setting are duty bound to be scenic, and these eco-friendly composting toilets are no exception! Artfully placed among the dunes below the West Cape Lighthouse, the conveniences[…]

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OZ Top Spot #2 Frankland Islands, Cairns, Far North Queensland

Last Updated on June 22, 2017 by Red Nomad OZ We marked our 2009 return to Cairns after 10 years by finding a patch of ‘absolute virgin territory’ – no mean feat given the many attractions we’d seen on several previous visits. BUT … a tour to the sensational Frankland Islands – arguably the most misspelled place name in these parts – was a[…]

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Signs #2 – Huh???

Last Updated on September 24, 2015 by Red Nomad OZ Other Australian signs may have more punchy graphics and wording, but this sign, found on a fence in Cooktown, definitely wins the ‘Huh???’ award. The fence surrounds a plot of land with an unremarkable building next to a service station on the outskirts of town, from which the sign is clearly visible. […]

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Only in OZ #3 – The World’s Largest Deckchair, Winton, Queensland

Last Updated on September 15, 2014 by Red Nomad OZ World’s Biggest Deckchair, Winton Outdoor Cinema, Queensland You don’t visit outback Queensland expecting to see the world’s largest deckchair do you?  Of course you don’t!  BUT whether you expect it or not, Winton, smack bang in the middle of Queensland is home to this record breaking construction! Yes, it really IS[…]

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Only in OZ #2 – A Point of Interest, Outback Queensland

Last Updated on September 15, 2014 by Red Nomad OZ Somewhere west of Windorah (Outback Queensland) en route to the little Public Toilet at the End of the Universe where the track heads south to Birdsville, a tantalising tale unfolds. The first hint of something weird afoot is a sign – ‘A Point of Interest – 5 km’.  What a tease!!  As it[…]

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