We need to go a long way from the continent's populated southeastern corner to step into the outback and get through to the oases that the continent has preserved in unique isolation. It is always the unexpected which surprises us : land-formations, colours, special fauna and flora, dry creek-beds, hidden water reserves, incredible heat throughout summer and shivering cold on winter nights, bush fires, and bright, stinging sunshine from a cloudless sky. Then, when it rains after years, water takes over, regenerating life's cycles. Most of all. the absence of a dense human population is unexpected, with only sparse communities of Australia's indigenous Aborigines, the oldest cultural society on earth.
Nitmiluk, a national park in the northern territory, is on an Australian road leading through Southern Queensland, the Outback, the Northern Territory, the Red Centre, the Top End, North Queensland Tablelands, and back to the beginning in South East Queensland, fourteen thousand kilometers by car closed this tour circle.
About the Author
Born in Transylvania during World War II, life has kept Martin Kari on a life’s journey to Europe, the Orient, Africa, South America, partly North America , Asia and finally Australia. Education at various levels didn’t stop him from going to the best knowledge source of all - real people - to learn more about the real world. Raising a family of three boys and three girls with his beautiful Finnish wife, Arja, Martin finally settled his family in Australia, where they successfully established their home.