Following Burke and Wills Across Australia: A Touring Guide
Following Burke and Wills Across Australia guides
you on a road trip that follows one of historys great transcontinental
journeys, sharing the explorers experiences on the way. Maps lay out
a route that takes you as close as possible to the Expeditions
As you travel the outback roads, you can learn
all the details of the day to day journey of the Expedition from the
explorers own words, and compare what you see with
their descriptions of the country in 186061.
Each chapter provides information about what
to see now: the location and descriptions of the markers and
memorials placed along the route over the 150 years since the
Expedition, and places where you can stand where the explorers stood
and look out over prospects they drew and described.
The book is a perfect companion for those wanting
to see outback Australia, and at the same time understand a journey
that has attained mythic status in the history of Australian
exploration. Even if you want to follow only part of the track, this is
the book for you.