The Longest Shortcut in Australia – The Goldfields of WA

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We’re on an adventure at the moment, crossing the continent on Australia’s longest shortcut travelling some 4,600klm. Strictly speaking this is a outback route, largely a dirt road, one that stretches from Perth on the sunset side, through the centre of Aus’ and onto Cairns, this on sunrise side or vs vs. This route across Aus’ is also known to take in the remote stretch of track known as the Outback Way, which is nearly 2800klm travelling from Laverton WA to Winton Qld, and is presently from Laverton to Kata Tjuta (The Olga’s) a notorious 1000klm strip of dirt track that is subject to some extreme weather conditions and which is currently still rough and ready. Though they are threatening to tar this route over the next decade or so, at the moment it is very much an adventurous run.

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Kalgoorlie’s Deserts of Gold

Deserts of Gold cov copyAvailable for FREE download, for just a few days is the e-book Deserts of Gold

A story of modern day adventure into the frontier Goldfields of Australia

Read about the history, the discovery and experience the adventure of one of the biggest goldfields in the world.

Come and journey with me in this tale from the ‘Around the Campfire’ series of stories in travelling around Australia, by traveller Jan Hawkins