And this, of course, has nothing to do with the Outback. It's a photo of my mum with her arms full with bouncing, wriggling twin great-granddaughters.
Th is a famous cloud phenomenon called Morning Glory. It rolls in from the gulf across the flat land.
This swimming hole above the falls is the only place you can swim on the Leichhardt River. (The crocs can't climb up the falls.) It's on a four hundred kilometre stretch of road, and there's nowhere on the road to get petrol. (gas)
This is the Nicholson River on Escott station. No swimming here. It's full of crocs.
Elliot, however has been adventuring out west with a couple of mates, and I thought I'd show you a few shots.
They went into what we call the Gulf Country, the Savannah grasslands that lie around the Gulf of Carpentaria (that big scoop out of the top of Australia), and they spent most of their time on Escott station.
This is some of the most sparsely populated country on the planet. In other words, this is the REAL Outback.