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6.30 with George Negus

After completing the I’ve been everywhere adventure the Channel 10 program “6.30 with George Negus” picked up on the story. These few minutes of footage took a whole day of filming. Despite having travelled over 30,000 km visiting all the places unscathed, the Channel 10 camera came dismounted from the car during filming, scratching the […]

Birdsville, QLD

642 days and about 30,000KM since commencing my ‘I’ve been everywhere’ odyssey  I have finally visited the 94th location – Birdsville. Birdsville is located at the border of South Australia and Queensland some 1,590 kilometres west of the state capital, Brisbane. The trip from Terrigal on the Central Coast to Birdsville is not for the […]

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6.30 with George Negus

After completing the I’ve been everywhere adventure the Channel 10 program “6.30 with George Negus” picked up on the story. These few minutes of footage took a whole day of filming. Despite having travelled over 30,000 km visiting all the places unscathed, the Channel 10 camera came dismounted from the car during filming, scratching the […]

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Birdsville, QLD

642 days and about 30,000KM since commencing my ‘I’ve been everywhere’ odyssey  I have finally visited the 94th location – Birdsville. Birdsville is located at the border of South Australia and Queensland some 1,590 kilometres west of the state capital, Brisbane. The trip from Terrigal on the Central Coast to Birdsville is not for the […]

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Off to Birdsville

On 1 September 2011 I’ll be heading off to my 94th and final “I’ve been everywhere” destination – Birdsville in the Queensland outback. The 2,000 KM trip there will take about 3 days staying in hotels, motels and a tent. This will then be followed by a 2,000 KM trip home. The Fred Hollows Foundation […]

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Oodnadatta

Town number 93 of 94! Well, I was humpin’ my bluey on the dusty Oodnadatta road, When along came a semi with a high and canvas-covered load. “If you’re goin’ to Oodnadatta, mate, um, with me you can ride.” So I climbed in the cabin and I settled down inside. The night before heading off […]

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Base Camp: Coober Pedy

Coober Pedy is not in the I’ve been everywhere song, but it did serve as a ‘base camp’ for my trip into Oodnadatta. It is probably best known for being the Opel Capital of the World and for its underground homes, so worthy of note here. I arrived in Coober Pedy after driving from, and […]

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Your know your in the real outback when…

Traditionally passing the ‘black stump’ is an indicator that your in the outback. However, with numerous black stumps around the country, I’ve come up with my own observations for when I believe I am in the real outback. You know your in the real outback when… … you wave at oncoming traffic with your first […]

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Darwin, NT

Traveling around Australia has, if nothing else, demonstrated what a resilient lot Australians are. However, a few days in Darwin […]

Great Great Great Great Great Uncle James and the Brumby Horse

Whilst the weather is not supportive of my travels around Australia at the moment, some desk research into my family […]

Gundagai, NSW

I like Gundagai. It is one of those towns where its past is still so evident in its present. My […]

Geoff Mack – Writer of “I’ve been everywhere”

Shortly after I started my ‘Everywhere’ quest I decided to write to Geoff Mack to see if I could get […]

Boulia, QLD and the Min Min Lights

DAY 7: Now Boulia is not one of the places in the ‘I’ve been everywhere man’ song. It is however […]