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Mount Etna – environmental warriors, death and wanton destruction

MOUNT ETNA, QLD – 24 July – 4 August 2022 When Rod put the Mount Etna trip on the MSS calendar, neither Marcia nor I had heard of the place.  We figured we’d go for a holiday in a warmer … Continue reading

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The Road Closed Road Trip

CENTRAL COAST – MT ETNA – 20 – 24 July 2022 I guess after my great road trip from Alice Springs to Kununurra it was too much to ask for a trip where everything went according to plan.  Not that … Continue reading

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Outback Road Trip

ALICE SPRINGS – KUNUNURRA – DARWIN – 21 June to 12 July My first foray into the Outback was the memorable Thelma and Louise trip with Wendy ,,, three weeks Sydney, Ceduna/Nulabour/Sydney.  We were mostly on tarred surfaces, but there … Continue reading

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Caving Expedition in Western Australia – Week #2

KIMBERLEY REGION – 4 – 10 July 2022 – So, last week we found a number of large caves that needed surveying; only the surveyors are in camp now, everyone else has gone back to Kununurra.  The weather is still … Continue reading

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Caving Expedition in Western Australia – Week #1

KIMBERLEY REGION – 27 June to 2 July – I was honoured to be accepted on an ISS cave surveying expedition to the Kimberley Region, specifically to the Ningbing Ranges.  The first ISS surveying trip was in 2009 and they’ve … Continue reading

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