Roebuck Bay, Broome, Western Australia

5 Cool BLUE and 5 RED Hot Aussie TOP SPOTS!

Last Updated on March 3, 2017 by Red Nomad OZ Is BLUE the new RED? It is downunder where blue and red have been interchangeable for YEARS! But before you start thinking us Aussies are a nation of colour-blind fools, it’s all due to the colloquial contrariness that means we call things the opposite to what they are. So a[…]

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Scenic Public Toilet #28 - South Australia/Northern Territory Border

Say it with … Toilets! Australia’s Scenic Public Toilet #28

Last Updated on March 20, 2015 by Red Nomad OZ The convoluted maze of tracks, walkways, parking spaces and picnic spots at the South Australia/ Northern Territory border makes it difficult to determine exactly which state is responsible for this nouveau-classic Aussie Outback Dunny! But my money’s on the Northern Territory. Because after driving 900+ km through the South Australian[…]

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Half Way Across Australia - or is it??!! Kimba, South Australia

Halfway Across Australia!

Last Updated on May 7, 2021 by Red Nomad OZ The 4000 km drive from east to west is such a LOOOONG way even getting halfway across Australia is an achievement. Kimba, South Australia The small town of Kimba, deep in the South Australian Outback on the Eyre Peninsula, leaves cross country travellers in no doubt that they’ve reached halfway[…]

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Whale with calf at Head of Bight, Nullarbor Plain, South Australia

Wind, Water and the Lost Art of Whale-Sexing!

Last Updated on March 18, 2019 by Red Nomad OZ The dry, dusty and unseasonally hot wind that had kept our fuel consumption at an all time high swept us out of the car, whistled around our ankles and bent us double until anchored by our lunch bag we landed in the shelter shed. With any luck, being behind the[…]

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High Tide at Gantheaume Point, Broome, Western Australia

Good Times @ Gantheaume Point – Broome, Western Australia

Last Updated on March 3, 2017 by Red Nomad OZ Is high tide the best time to see the amazing rich red soil, and the coloured layers of the rocks against the astonishing blue sea at Gantheaume Point Broome? Well … maybe! Broome’s iconic point, at the northern end of the 22km white sand curve of world famous Cable Beach,[…]

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Australian Bustard at Quobba, Western Australia

Save the Poor Bustard!

Last Updated on August 18, 2019 by Red Nomad OZ The superb double entendre of 70’s conservation poster slogan ‘Save the Poor Bustard’ gave my childish mind what I can now identify as a salacious thrill. It could actually be repeated without the speaker being accused of swearing!! All the same, it shouldn’t have come as a complete surprise when,[…]

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