Australia; the Outback

I have never known how to write about the Australian Aboriginal peoples. They are a wonder and a mystery. They are still remote within themselves and distant from the European culture that has spread through this island continent. Firstly, and perhaps most importantly, two things need to be understood or at least recognized; first, theseContinue reading “Australia; the Outback”

Simpsons Gap – Black-footed Rock-Wallaby

The ancient bed of the Peterman Range and the more recent Alice Springs Orogeny have had well over 350,000,000 years to wear away; and they pretty much have. The old sedimentary layers occasionally show above the red sands and the very hard quartzite will be around for many millions of years. In one spot, atContinue reading “Simpsons Gap – Black-footed Rock-Wallaby”