Birdsville Track Audio Tour – Double CD with Map

$24.50

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Description

Let’s face it, the Birdsville Track is just another dirt road – until the audio brings it alive, highlighting hidden gems you’d otherwise zoom past!

This tour is the insider view of Jackie Stallard who lived and loved in Birdsville for 7 years.

Travel with Jackie and discover the Birdsville Track!…

  • What’s it really like to live here? Experience remote living through the locals’ eyes
  • Walk in the footsteps of Australia’s first Outback explorers
  • Discover the desert’s extreme and surprising ecology
  • Find out how the Simpson Desert and Great Artesian Basin were formed!
  • Absorb the crazy stories of this legendary outback area’s first settlers
  • Imagine strings of a hundred camels, Aboriginal rainmakers, and Drovers!

And that’s not all!…

  • Take time to camp
  • Lounge in a hot bush spa
  • Meet some of the locals you’ve heard on the audio tour!
  • Finally the sand and gibber stones give up their secrets!

Countless hours of interviews and research condensed into 34 pity, astounding tracks, 158 minutes long. So amazing you’ll wish it didn’t have to end!

Contents:

  • Birdsville Track Audio Tour Map (jpg and pdf). Points of interest are marked so that you know where to play each audio track.
  • Notes (jpg and pdf)
  • 34 audio tracks:
    1 Introduction
    2 Birdsville Track
    3 Marree
    4 Lake Harry Stn
    5 Dog Fence
    6 Clayton Stn
    7 Lake Eyre Basin
    8 Samuel Parry’s Cairn
    9 Dulkaninna’s Exclosure
    10 Dulkaninna Stn
    11 Milner’s Pile
    12 Cannuwaukaninna Bore
    13 The Missions
    14 The Cooper
    15 Kopperamanna
    16 The Mailmen
    17 Mulka Store
    18 Mulka Stn
    19 Sturts Stony Desert
    20 Mungerannie Roadhse
    21 Mungerannie Stn
    22 Cowarie Stn
    23 Kalamurina Stn
    24 The Rain Men
    25 Mirra Mitta Bore
    26 Warburton Track
    27 Inside Track
    28 Charles Sturt
    29 Koonchera
    30 Page Family Cairn
    31 Queensland/SA Border
    32 Diamantina River
    33 Birdsville
    34 Conclusion

Notes:

  • There’s a northbound and southbound version of the digital downloads. The CD is northbound. If you’re travelling south, sorry! You’ll have to play the tracks in reverse order!

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