Tag Archives: Carnarvon National Park

Knowing the Wonder Part 6

Marlong Arch is the biggest and most famous of the arches. Fifteen metres across and eight metres high, to me it suggests two petrified dinosaurs kissing, there being a small fissure where the two sides of the arch meet together … Continue reading

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Knowing the Wonder part 5

I believe the fauna of the Carnarvon landscape does not hold as much interest for the visitor as do the spectacular landforms and vibrant spring flowers. Yes there are kangaroos and several species of wallaby, while possums, gliders and bats … 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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Educational Expeditions

Cave Hill is a story about an educational expedition in 1967 well before such ventures became popular in Australia as extra-curricular activities. In research about the future directions of schooling I came across the Antipodeans Abroad website which offers to … Continue reading

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Great Outdoors Photo Competition

Queensland Outdoor Recreation Federation conducts an annual great Outdoors Photography Competition. This year one of my photos taken on the Carnarvon Great Walk in August was a runner up in one of the competition categories. I was quite surprised since … Continue reading

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Reader Review

Back to my novel, Cave Hill. One of my readers, Bronwyn Menkens, has sent this review: It’s as though an ominous spirit sits on your shoulder as you read Cave Hill. You know from the jacket spiel that someone will … Continue reading

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Carnarvon Great Walk

  Carnarvon Great Walk was opened in 2008. Ever since the desire to tackle it has been niggling at me. At age 76, should I have a go at it. Six days on the trail, and some 1200m of climb, … Continue reading

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