Photos from a Long Way From…

As I mentioned in a recent post, I’ve been a long way from anywhere a few times in the last month or so.

To get to this particular Long Way From took quite a few hours and a the permission of a number of station owners, so I wouldn’t suggest getting excited about going to a Long Way From.

Anyway the drive was exciting! There were lots of gates through stock country before getting into the start of the true desert country. As soon as the desert started the dunes began. Dune after dune we rose up hills and rolled down the other side before crossing large grassed flats between said dunes. It is impossible to explain just how fantastic these locations are, or to convey the feeling of extreme remoteness that this locations holds.

Bike around Britain – highlights map

I’m adding this to my list of rides to do. I am hoping to get across there next year if I can!

Bike Around Britain

I’ve not been able to get my next post up as yet, however here’s a map with some of the highlights from the tour to tide things over.

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Guest Post – Shark Encounter

A good mate of mine in the US recently went on a diving trip and ended up having an unexpected encounter with a rather large shark. He was nice enough to let me publish the email he sent me with some close and personal photos.

If you want, check out the video of his encounter…


On Sunday I took a dive charter out to the Channel Islands for some lobster diving. The diving was great and the reefs were amazingly colorful.

 On the way back to the harbor we encountered a whale carcass floating in the channel. We went over to investigate to discover that we were in the company of a full grown Great White shark. He was ginormous!

 I took some video of him devouring the whale and snapped a few impressive pics of him swimming right next to our boat.

 It was an awesome and extremely rare moment.

 P.S. I managed to bring home some dinner for Casie too!

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Staircase to the Moon – Broome

One of Broome’s many amazing natural features and experiences is the Staircase to the Moon, where the full moon raises over the mudflats of Roebuck Bay at low tide.

I was lucky enough to be in town for one of the lowest tides, with a rather large moon and can I just say, these photos just don’t do it justice. This spectacle is amazing. It is spectacular.

See it!