RED Alert #4 – Adventure Before Dementia goes WEST!

Last Updated on March 23, 2015 by Red Nomad OZ WARNING: My REDAlert #4 guest has photos that’ll make you turn GREEN! Don’t believe me? Well … read on and see if I’m right!! Diane’s wonderful ‘Adventure Before Dementia’ blog has MANY great shots – but I was particularly interested in her REDphotos from places in Western Australia (WA) and[…]

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Steel Wings, Jerilderie, New South Wales

Only in OZ #20 – Steel Wings, Jerilderie, New South Wales

Last Updated on July 20, 2018 by Red Nomad OZ After the thrill of finding a bread tin tribute to Aussie bushranger Ned Kelly at the bakery, downtown Jerilderie could hold nothing further for Aussie explorers like us. Could it? But according to the Jerilderie official visitor’s guide, as well as the Ned Kelly connection, this small New South Wales Southern[…]

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Australia’s Scenic Public Toilets #22 – Perry Sandhills, Wentworth, New South Wales

Last Updated on March 20, 2015 by Red Nomad OZ Amenities Block, Perry Sandhills, Wentworth New South Wales If time travel and/or tele-transportation leave you stranded at the Perry Sandhills amenities block, you’d use your deductive powers to interpret the clues around you. Blue sky, tall sand hills and arid-land vegetation – that’d be the desert, right? RIGHT?? Or somewhere[…]

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Moon Rocks in Main Street, Richmond, Queensland

Only in OZ #19 – Moon Rock-Throwing World Championships, Richmond, Queensland

Last Updated on June 26, 2018 by Red Nomad OZ I’ve yet to meet a Calcareous Concretion I didn’t like. Although there’s some confusion about exactly where that magical Moon Rock meeting is likely to be. My first sighting in Outback Queensland’s Richmond was supposed to be ‘unique to the Richmond Shire’ according to the town guide. BUT … I’d[…]

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White Cliffs Waterhole, Outback New South Wales

7-and-a-half Minutes in Paradise! White Cliffs, New South Wales

Last Updated on August 18, 2019 by Red Nomad OZ Think of ‘Australia’ and ‘Paradise’ in the same sentence and I’ll bet you’re thinking tropical. White sandy beaches, palms and and clear blue sea. Colourful fish, corals and lush rainforest. Balmy, moonlit nights and cocktails under the stars. But that splendid vision – while undeniably fabulous – is only one[…]

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Eromanga Distance Sign, Outback Queensland

Signs #19 – Where’s the Ocean? Eromanga, Queensland

Last Updated on March 3, 2017 by Red Nomad OZ There’s only one town in Australia furthest from the sea – in EVERY direction! Surprisingly, to me at least, it’s NOT in Central Australia! Australia’s weird continental shape means the geographic centre is relatively close to the Great Australian Bight to the south, and the Gulf of Carpentaria to the[…]

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