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. However, at least my breakfast … 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
Quite honestly, August 15, 2018, was the hardest day of in my life. When I finally arrived at Wilpena Pound Resort in the late afternoon, I was on the verge of … Read More
After a draining Day 3, I woke up feeling sore and sorry for myself. Both my internal and camera batteries still required charging, and I was wandering around at 4:30 … 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 were screaming for. I spent the … 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 over food. I’m … Read More
Day 7 served as a lesson in checking, double-checking and then triple-checking your bearings when you find yourself in an unfamiliar setting. The view from the top of Jervis Hill was … Read More
Trekking my way around Australia and scribbling down my budget adventures as I go.