Cooking a Kangaroo

Half way up the track we meet Tank, on his ATV.
“Looks like good eating” he comments, peering at the roo between the folds of the tarp. “I’ll give you a ride to the top if there’s a burger in it for me…”

Q: Best Backpacking Bed

In Australia we call them hiking mats, in the USA they are hiking pads, but they are the same thing. There are plenty of different brands and styles, but basically, they are all light-weight, nylon air mattresses.
Aside from keeping your bones off the rocks, air mats also create a thermal insulation zone, so the cold ground doesn’t leach away your body heat…

Get Clean!

How to wash your filthy, stinky clothes when you’re on the road (and not waste $ on laundromats!): 1. Get a sturdy plastic bag and put all your dirty clothes in it. 2. Find a nice public toilet with a hand soap dispenser (the best one’s are in swanky shopping centres). 3. Fill up the…

Tribe Life – Drake, Australia

Hitchhiked 900 kilometres across Eastern Australia to Drake Village. Rode my bike 15 kilometres to the banks of the Rocky River. Hiked through the bush, pitched my tent, lived on mung beans and lentils for a week… all so I could be at Rainbow Gathering. Was it worth it? Yep. Absurdly beautiful river. Lovely, lovely…