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Road to Nitmiluk / Martin Kari
Bib ID 7580684
Format BookBook [text, still image, volume]
Author
Kari, Martin, 1941- author
 
Printer Bloomington, IN. : Balboa Press
Description [Caboolture, Queensland] : Martin Kari, [2017] 
©2017 
v, 176 pages : colour illustrations ; 22 x 22 cm 
ISBN 9781504308441 (paperback)
Invalid ISBN 1504308441
Summary

14, 000 kilometres by car closed this tour-circle. As new Australian citizens, the author, Martin Kari, and his wife Arja, went on this journey to Nitmiluk in order to deepen their knowledge of their new homeland. With the experience of journeys in other parts of the world, they found this journey special and unique: moving from a pulsing city-life on the east coast into the dead silence of the Outback. Its dry image hides Australias special flora and fauna. However there are many unexpected paradise-oases along with great distances, rich colours, grasslands, bush, rainforests, flat country, vast mountainous areas, rich farming land, semi-deserts, creeks, rivers, endless coastlines and beaches harbouring a magnificent marine life. And not least of all, there are the people of Australia. Landscapes from around the world can be found right here in Australia and therefore it is no surprise to also find people from all parts of the world calling Australia home.

Full contents
  • Preface: Road to Nitmiluk
  • Beginning the journey: South East Queensland, Toowoomba
  • Going our west: Chinchilla, Roma, Bunya Mountains, Carnarvon National Park, Charleville
  • Northward bound: Birdsville, Tambo, Barcaldine, Longreach, Winton, Kyuna, Cloncurry, Fountain Spring, Mt. Isa, Camooweal
  • Northern Territory: Barkly Homestead, The Three Ways, Telegraph Station, Tennant Creek, Barrow Creek, The Devil's Marbles, Alice Springs, The Todd River, Ayers Rock, The Mutitjulu Story, Kata Juta - The Olgas, MacDonnell Ranges, King's Canyon, Hermannsberg
  • Northbound to the Top End: Ti Tree, Tennant Creek, Dunmarra, Mataranka, Katherine, Nitmiluk National Park, Katherine Gorge, Kimberley Region, Emerald Springs, Darwin, Howard Springs, Berry Springs, The Wildlife park, Litchfield National Park, Kakadu, Jabiru, Nourlangie Rock (Burrunguy), Ubirr, Pine Creek, Termite Mound Country
  • Southbound: Larrimah, The Three Ways
  • Eastbound to Queensland: Camooweal, Cloncurry and The Royal Flying Doctor Service, Richmond, Torrens Creek
  • North Queensland: Charters Towers, Townsville, Magnetic Island
  • Northbound: Tea plantation visit, Atherton Tablelands, Coffe works visit, Mango winery visit, Kuranda, Nature's cathedral (poem), Cairns and surroundings, Black Mountain National Park
 
Reproduction Previously published: New York : Raider Publishing International, ©2011. 
Subjects Kari, Martin, 1941- -- Travel.  |  Kari, Arja -- Travel.  |  Travelers -- Australia -- Biography.  |  Travelers' writings, Australian.  |  National parks and reserves -- Northern Territory -- Nitmiluk (Katherine Gorge) National Park.  |  Nitmiluk (Katherine Gorge) National Park (N.T.) -- Description and travel.  |  Northern Territory -- Description and travel.  |  Queensland -- Description and travel.  |  Australian
Form/genre Biographies

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