beyond the beaten path

Australia is world-famous for its natural wonders and wide open spaces, its beaches, deserts, "the bush", and "the Outback". It is not completely hot and sun-kissed, as stereotypes would suggest. There are regions that can be quite cool and wet.However, a good portion of the country receives more than 3,000°hr of sunshine a year. Generally, the north is hot and tropical, while the south tends to be sub-tropical and temperate.
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Francois Peron NP, Australia by Michael Laamli
Kuranda, Australia by David Clode

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Luke Jeffery
  • Australia
  • Cambodia
I am an independent Filmmaker and Photographer with a passion for travel, discovery and a great story. I love to create amazing and captivating content while traveling to the most inspiring locations.I am currently based in Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain.
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Bryan Hermannsson
  • Australia
  • Austria
I was raised camping and exploring the South west and US national parks. From this and spending 10 years as a cub and Boy Scout,I have developed a major appreciation for the natural world. For the past 12 years I have organized a rock climbing trip to the magical desert of Joshua Tree NP for 15-150 friends and friends of friends. From this spawned my love of guiding people through nature and up cliffs. I would love to join your team to support facilitating people connecting with nature and adventure. Thank so much! Cheers, Bryan
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Carrie Back
  • Australia
  • Bahamas
Carrie Ann Back is a part-time travel writer and full-time globetrotter based in Southeast Asia. She’s been to over 30 countries,including living in the Amazon jungle in Bolivia and working for elephant conservation in Thailand. I love anything off-the-beaten path! Carrie continues to be a sought-after travel expert for digital media, print materials & magazines, and conferences all over the world. Carrie is also a digital copywriter for hotels and restaurants worldwide. When not traveling, she can be found sampling new wines, planning her next trip, or trying to perfect her
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