Into the Outback

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Into the Outback

Touring Australia by motorcycle
During their seven-day, 1,900 mile journey across the Outback, motorcyclists gaze at the Milky Way near Broken Hill, 720 miles from Sydney.
Broken Hill, a mining community in far west New South Wales with vast stretches of open landscape, offers accommodation ranging from $20 hostels to swank $250 hotels.
The sun sets over the Perry Sand dunes in Wentworth, Australia. Wentworth is best known as the junction of the Murray and Darling rivers.
Sheep leap out onto the road as a motorcycle passes along the highway to Dubbo, Australia. Kangaroos, emus, sheep and goats are an ever present danger on Australia’s Outback roads.
Hundreds of sheep graze in a paddock outside the town of Griffith. which has a strong Italian heritage.

Into the Outback

During their seven-day, 1,900 mile journey across the Outback, motorcyclists gaze at the Milky Way near Broken Hill, 720 miles from Sydney.
Broken Hill, a mining community in far west New South Wales with vast stretches of open landscape, offers accommodation ranging from $20 hostels to swank $250 hotels.
The sun sets over the Perry Sand dunes in Wentworth, Australia. Wentworth is best known as the junction of the Murray and Darling rivers.
Sheep leap out onto the road as a motorcycle passes along the highway to Dubbo, Australia. Kangaroos, emus, sheep and goats are an ever present danger on Australia’s Outback roads.
Hundreds of sheep graze in a paddock outside the town of Griffith. which has a strong Italian heritage.
If you go

AUSTRALIA’S OUTBACK: www.australia.com/about/australias-landscapes/outback-australia.aspx.
SILVERTON: Film location for “Mad Max 2.” www.silverton.org.au/.
TARONGA WESTERN PLAINS ZOO: taronga.org.au/taronga-western-plains-zoo. Overnight Zoofari stays, $220 a night per person including meals.

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