Penneshaw Beach

10 Beautiful Kangaroo Island Beaches

Last Updated on November 18, 2021 by Red Nomad OZ Much of Kangaroo Island’s 509 kilometre-long (316 mile) coastline is rugged and rocky, with dramatic and spectacular scenery.  The soaring cliffs, towering dunes, dense coastal vegetation, and rock formations that make up much of the shoreline are frequently battered by strong winds and pounding seas.  And several active lighthouses scattered[…]

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Pennington Bay, Kangaroo Island

Beauty and Bushfires: Exploring Kangaroo Island, South Australia

Last Updated on October 30, 2021 by Red Nomad OZ Kangaroo Island Bushfires Choking back tears, he told me “I looked out over the plain and howled. It’ll take a long time to recover, and it probably won’t be in my lifetime”.   I was talking to David, a now-retired guide who had spent 15 years conducting eco-tours in Flinders Chase[…]

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Mt Sonder from the Larapinta Trail, via Ormiston Gorge, Central Australia

My Top 7 Things to Do – Ormiston Gorge, Central Australia

Last Updated on May 6, 2021 by Red Nomad OZ For a good time, spend a few nights at Central Australia’s Ormiston Gorge and surrounds.  On our stay, we managed 6 fun-filled days (and nights)!  Here’s how! A geologist’s fantasy, the long line of Central Australia’s Western MacDonnell Ranges stretches out across the desert plains from Alice Springs.  It’s full[…]

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London, Paris, Thargomindah - Flags at the Thargomindah Hydro Station, Outback Queensland

Things to do in Thargomindah, Outback Queensland

Last Updated on February 19, 2021 by Red Nomad OZ Thargomindah is conveniently located between Eulo and Noccundra – two other Outback Queensland localities you’ve probably never heard of.  At over 1000 km (620 miles) west of Brisbane, it’s not a place you come across by chance. But there are plenty of things to do in Thargomindah. As part of[…]

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Sunset behind Wattle Point Wind Farm, Yorke Peninsula, South Australia

Best Australian Sunset Spots … and the stories that go with them!

Last Updated on February 13, 2021 by Red Nomad OZ The best Australian sunset spots are easy to find.  Road-trip almost anywhere downunder, and sooner or later the three main conditions for a great sunset – wide open spaces, big sky and a prop (or two) – will come together.  According to me, anyway. Don’t know where to find the[…]

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