Day 7 served as a lesson in checking, double-checking and then triple-checking your bearings if you’re unfamiliar with your surroundings. The view from the top of Jervis Hill was mind-boggling, but … Read More
Hawker, a quiet township billed as ‘the hub of the Flinders’, was going to satisfy my creature comfort cravings. Surprisingly, it took me until Day 6 to obsess about ‘food’. I’m … Read More
After an unrelentingly undulating Day 4, the comparatively even 17 kilometre stretch from Red Range Campsite to Mayo Hut was just the ‘rest’ my exhausted legs had been screaming for. I … Read More
After a draining Day 3, I woke up feeling very sore and sorry for myself. Both my internal and camera batteries still required charging, and I was up at 4:30 … Read More
Quite honestly, August 15, 2018, was the hardest day of in my life. When I finally arrived at Wilpena Pound Resort in the late evening, I was on the verge of … Read More
I woke up early on Day 2, eager to knock off some quick kilometres, but I was ‘greeted’ with an icy film coating my tent. Not ideal for a quick getaway, … Read More
The date was August 13, 2018. My bag was heavy, the hour was late, the sun was high and South Australia’s mid-north temperatures were hot. But at least my breakfast … Read More
Trekking my way around Australia and scribbling down my budget adventures as I go.