The Australian Outback

Photography Prints

Written by:Gary Wonning

A familiar sight in the outback, the road train pulls three trailers and is over 150 feet long.  They are needed to deliver food and supplies to the various isolated sections of the desert. They are the lifeline to most living in harsh conditions. Without them, many would be unable to get supplies on a regular basis. Because of the distances they must travel, the ability to pull three trailers makes it possible for the truckers to realize a profit.

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This eucalyptus tree was found near King’s Canyon. The majority of trees in the outback or eucalyptus or gum trees. 



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The perfect way to start a day, an early morning balloon ride from Alice Springs. Located in the middle of Australia, Alice Springs is  about as isolated as one can get. The balloon ride is the best way to observe wildlife in the bush. Quiet and floating above the desert landscape, one can observe the animals below without them even noticing there is someone observing them.

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The Great Barrier Reef located off Australia’s northeast coast  is beautiful beyond imagination. This photo taken from Fitzroy Island exemplifies the beauty found there.

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 The author has been a writer/ photographer for over 20 years, specializing in nature, landscapes and studying native cultures. Besides visiting most of the United States, he has traveled to such places as Egypt, the Canary Islands, much of the Caribbean. He has studied  the Mayan Cultures in Central America and the Australian Aboriginal way of life.Photography has given him the opportunity to observe life in many different parts of the world!

He has published several books about the various cultures he has observed.

For more information and a link to his hardcover and Ebooks, and contact information: please check his website,

Your comments appreciated

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A small town traveler finds adventure and intrigue while investigating a new found spirituality. Learning self-discovery, and new age thought the author ventures on a journey to the outback of Australia where he learns the ways of the aborigines and in the process discovers a new way of life. Less Beginning in America’s heartland follow the author into a foreign land and culture, travel to the outback of Australia and discover the ways and teachings of the Australian aborigine. Discover with the author a journey of self-discovery and of a way of life and culture that is slowly being forgotten and lost.



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