Campsite Review: Newnes, NSW

We have been weekending in Newnes for years. Leaving work on Friday already packed. Shooting up and over the Blue Mountains, the Oztent is up and dinner is cooking in no time. Accessible, beautiful and cathartic. The ABC of easy camping.  The flora and fauna of the cliffs and canyons, have taken the Shale mine settlement back. Now, weekend campfires trail their signals […]

Weekend: Border Run (Part 2)

Following the farmer’s instructions, we wound hither and thither across a mostly smooth, albeit bulldust slippery track. We engaged 4WD for some added stability. This kind of driving, enough to be interesting without distracting you too much from the surrounding country doesn’t get old, for either of us. Trying to identify birds through the windscreen, […]

Weekend: Border Run (Part 1)

A four day weekend and an appetite for new horizons. That was how we ended up at the Queensland border. Creamy riverland bulldust in the rear view, stoic gums filtering the hot, summer sun. We had a couple of days off scheduled, with adventurous plans to find somewhere new to stake out the swag. But, […]

rlhydn_report v2.0

2018 has been a great year for rlhydn_overland. Not only did it see our first year online, but a few other firsts, worthy of a mention. And what’s planned for next year?… Since our longer trip of 2017Β  we’ve enjoyed several shorter expeditions, exploring the wilds of the south east. Testing out the maturing build […]