Tagged: outback

Namib desert satellite view via Wikimedia Commons

The Emptiest Landscapes on Earth

Looking for solitude? Drama? Isolation? Some of the world’s wildest places are more accessible than ever before. From deserts to steppe to swathes of frozen...

The curving edges of Wilpena Pound, a gigantic geological depression.

Seeing Stars in the Outback

Weather doesn’t get more biblical than droughts, floods and plagues of locusts. And that precise trifecta has hit the South Australian outback this summer. The...