In April 1861, the explorers Robert Burke and William Wills — sick, starving and desperate to survive — abandoned their surveying instruments and other ‘non-essential’ items in outback Queensland and continued south on their ill-fated journey. Almost 150 years later, in a discovery being proclaimed as the holy grail for Burke and Wills enthusiasts, a [...] Read more – ‘Paperweights and coat button polishers’.
Having recently celebrated two years of life on the road its time to sum up the journey so far. The short version: I wish I had launched this adventure at least 10 years ago. The long version: It would have been a lot harder to do back then considering the need to work and the [...] Read more – ‘Two years on the road …’.