Monthly Archives: January 2014

Knowing the Wonder – Part 4

I was delighted to win a Schools Commission Educational Innovations Grant offered by the Whitlam Government in the 1970s. It paid for me to recruit three different parties of senior secondary students and take each group for ten days trekking … Continue reading

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Knowing the Wonder – Part 3

The trail up the Carnarvon Gorge  winding for 10 kilometres from the Rangers Office to Cathedral Cave crosses the spring fed Carnarvon Creek many times and one of the fun challengers for walkers is making it across on the steppingstones … Continue reading

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Knowing the Wonder – Part 2

The history of the area is indeed colourful, yet it is not the history so much as the Genius Loci of the Carnarvon landscape that attracts me to this spectacular country. I think of how the aesthetics, the pervading spiritual … Continue reading

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Knowing the Wonder – exploring the Carnarvon Ranges

  On the second day of the Carnarvon Great Walk in Carnarvon National Park I am standing on top of Battleship Spur, overjoyed at the majesty of the scene before me. From the viewpoint I look down on the meandering … Continue reading

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