Outback Way
May 8, 2018

Lee Mylne: Art in the Desert

The Outback Way, Day 9: Art in the desert Art seems to bloom in the Australian desert. All along the Outback Way, I was thrilled by the opportunities to see artists at work – and to bring some of it home with me. Before leaving Warakurna, we browsed in the roadhouse gallery and I bought a […]

Outback Way
September 2, 2017

Lee Mylne- Hunting the Min Min Lights

The Outback Way, Day 2: Hunting the mysterious Min Min Lights Tall tales are a feature of the Outback, where a “yarn” (Australian slang for a story) can get bigger in the telling. And the five-hour drive from Winton takes us to Boulia, home of the mythical, mysterious “Min Min lights”. But first, there’s some wonderful […]

Outback Way
August 5, 2017

Lee Mylne- Dallying with the Dinosaurs

The Outback Way, Day 1: Dallying with Dinosaurs Dinosaurs once roamed the countryside around Winton, a Queensland outback town that’s now famous for the evidence of their existence. Winton’s other claim to fame is as the birthplace of Waltzing Matilda, Australia’s unofficial anthem. These two facts alone make it a fitting place for the start of the Outback […]

Outback Way
July 23, 2017

Lee Mylne- Travelling the Outback Way

Travelling the Outback Way Adventures come in all shapes and sizes, but free-wheeling in the Australian Outback is hard to beat. So I was very excited to be invited to travel with a small group of media on a two-week trip along the Outback Way, a route dubbed “Australia’s longest short-cut”. We’ll be driving 3079km right through the […]