Tagged: south australia

little fluffy clouds across an Outback sky

Going Nuclear in the Outback

The Outback majors on crazy towns. Tiny communities, stranded in an inland sea of sand and scrub, hundreds of miles from anywhere. Yet even after...

spaceship in red desert, coober pedy, south australia

The Craziest Town on the Planet?

Arriving in Coober Pedy, in the South Australian outback, is like landing on another planet. Not just because the place has stood in for Mars...

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...