Undara’s Volcano – Kalkani Crater

Volcano 4Kalkani, a place of no water. It sits quiet now; a volcanic cone born in the Dreamtime, one weathered to a shadow of its former self. Once it was a mighty volcano, which scarred the earth across great distances leaving lava flows that today attract those adventurers and travellers who are curious and excited about these things.

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Oldies at Large : A View of Young America

Screen Shot 2014-06-10 at 6.33.38 amTraveling around the north western corner of the North American continent these last weeks have bought me to an appreciation of what really is ‘Young America’. What I mean by this is that the North American continent is relatively young. It is very much a volcanic landscape here in Oregon, Montana, Utah, Wyoming even as far down as California and there abouts. Indeed everywhere we have visited.

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Oldies at Large – Craters of the Moon

Screen Shot 2014-06-11 at 4.28.28 pmWe have left Yellowstone and travelled west to cross the Plains of Snake River. We have also found the flies, or rather they found us but this lot are a lazy mob. Small, grey and slow they have nothing on the Aussie bush fly but we are grateful for this.   Continue reading