Wednesday, 23 February 2011

The Camel Has Arrived

It seems only the other day I was complaining about the speed at which the camel delivering our January and February edition of Canal Boat magazine was travelling across Australia.

Today she plodded, wheezing and spitting, past our letterbox!  The wheezing should not surprise anyone given we have received two magazines in one week :-)

Pity the poor subscribers in Perth.  It will take her another three weeks to cross the Nullabor Desert! 

When I first started planning our own trip across the Nullabor Desert in 1993 I thought it was an Aboriginal word.  I was slightly surprised to subsequently read it was Latin.  Null (no) abor (trees).  And it is aptly named!

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