Gwalia Ghost Town, Western Australia

We stumbled upon Gwalia Ghost Town in Western Australia's Great Victoria Desert 828km from Perth. Originally a gold mining town in 1963 when the mines finally closed the population dropped from 1200 to 40. In the 1980's gold was rediscovered thanks to new technology although today only twelve houses are said to be occupied. It seems …

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Living in an Abandoned Backpacker Hostel

Following on from my post about living a nomadic lifestyle I thought I would write about one of my recent living situations. Travellers all have their own way of doing things and for me it really comes down to working hard and giving up the luxuries in life (unless any of my relatives would like to …

Camel Trek Australia – Pyndan Camel Tracks, Alice Springs

I had an amazing opportunity to visit Pyndan Camel Tracks in Alice Springs, they are the only camel riding tour operators in the area which makes them unique to this diverse desert town. Our ride was at sunset against the backdrop of the astounding West MacDonnell Ranges. Driving up to the camel farm feels like an adventure in itself, …