Stuck in the middle with you: Part XIII

Headed south, the rain was putting a suitable dampener on our thoughts for a route home. We were considering taking the unsealed track from either Marla or Coober Pedy to join the Oodnadatta Track. We have driven it before, but would happily drive it again to avoid the bitumen. This rain however, was guaranteed to […]

Stuck in the middle with you: Part IX

What can one do, with a week to kill in Alice Springs and 170litres of diesel? A lot actually, overwhelmingly. However, with five minutes of deliberation over a pamphlet in the caravan park laundry room, we decided to explore the West MacDonnell Ranges. It had become apparent that plans were out of fashion for this […]

Stuck in the middle with you: Part VIII

There was just enough warm light for us to inspect the station ruins at Owen Springs, currently under reconstruction. Being so late we had the place to ourselves and the quiet mallee scrub transferred us back to another more honest and simple time, without the harsh sun to remind us of the equally honest hardships. […]