Australian drives

Old Glen Innes Road – A Trip Back in Time

I was back in Dalmorton again, a ghost town about an hour-and-a-half south-west of Grafton in northern NSW. A few buildings still stand, old wooden shells harbouring ghostly stories of another life. The silence here is palpable – an eerie, misplaced sense that makes it more beautiful in a way. Like many such towns, Dalmorton …

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Thunderbolts Way

Following Thunderbolts Way

The winter sun fell across grazed hills and forested peaks, creating shadows beneath mottled clouds and miles of quiet. I stood and watched the road snake past acacia and stringybark trees, between hills that had witnessed both theft and murder. For this land was once home to 19th-century bushranger Frederick Ward, also known as Captain …

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