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Girl's Guide to Basic Survival

Girl's Guide to Basic Survival

The Ghan

Australia's Grand Rail Journey

$40.00
ISBN
9781742577326
More Information
By Ian Grady and Don Fuchs
Format Hardback
Page Extent 224
Book Size 286 x 230 x 21
Imprint New Holland Publishers
Release Date 19/06/2015
Subject Classification Transport: general interest / Trains & railways: general interest

Welcome aboard one of the great train journeys of the world. Beginning in Adelaide, you will embark on the trip of a lifetime on The Ghan, visiting all the attractions of Australia's Red Centre and the wonderful Top End of the continent.

This book will guide you through some of the most visually stunning landscapes you're ever likely to see: Lake Eyre, Flinders Range, McDonnell Ranges, Uluru and Kata Tjuta, Devil's Marbles, Chambers Pillar, Katherine Gorge, Kakadu and Litchfield national parks to name just a few. You'll also see the quirky and unusual in Coober Pedy, Oodnadatta, Wycliffe Well and Larrimah.

The stunning beauty of the Australian Outback is captured and preserved in the brilliant colours of vibrant full-page photographs in this book.The accompanying chapters tell the story of The Ghan and of life in the Outback, past and present, while everything from Aboriginal art to the history of the Royal Flying Doctor Service is carefully explained.