Pichi Richi Railway

As the train navigates its way up the steep, curving gradients you can feel the locomotive working hard at near maximum power . . . → Read More: Pichi Richi Railway

South Australia’s Flinders Ranges

The story of the Flinders Ranges began 800 million years ago when natural forces stretched and thinned the earth’s crust, creating a deep hollow . . . → Read More: South Australia’s Flinders Ranges

Nullarbor Community of Cook

Cook is partway along the longest stretch of railway line in the world . . . → Read More: Nullarbor Community of Cook

Brisbane Airtrain

One of the best ways to get from Brisbane airport to the city or the Gold Coast is via the Brisbane Airtrain. The Brisbane Airtrain does stop at all stations between the domestic terminal and the Gold Coast, and you can alight at any of those stations, and change lines at any of the hubs. . . . → Read More: Brisbane Airtrain

Cruising on the ship of the desert

For many people camels are associated with the Sahara Desert, or they conjure up the image of Lawrence of Arabia being bounced over hot sands on his trusty beast. However, it’s a little known fact that Australia has the largest population of wild camels in the world. Although the camel is not native to Australia, camels were considered the best form of transport across the wide Australian deserts, so were imported in the 1800s to help develop the country. Beltana Station is run by Russell and Ros Osborne, both of whom have a fascination for camels. They have spent a number of years researching camels and studying their behavioural patterns, feeding habits, temperament and the best ways to handle them. . . . → Read More: Cruising on the ship of the desert