His teenage years were lost to ice addiction and crime. Now, aged 22, Tom de Souza looks to the future with hope.
As featured in The Weekend Australian Magazine.
It’s 10am on Monday morning, and Yiriman Project co-ordinator Scott Herring is squinting at a scorching grid of dusty red streets through his Land Cruiser’s windscreen.
Reflections of an odyssey to an endangered headspace.
Featured in Tracks Magazine - Issue 563
A dusty gravel driveway leads through the scrub. Halfway up the drive sit two tin humpies, and behind them, acres of bushland sprawl to the horizon. This is Pete Dwyer’s surfboard shaping enterprise.
As featured in Your Margaret River Region magazine.
Take a trip on seven of the most scenic drives around WA's vast and rugged expanse.
As featured in the BMW Magazine.
The Gibb River Road is not for the faint of heart. The 660km rammed earth road spans nearly the entire length of the Kimberley region and is one of the most remote and rugged roads in the world.
As featured on Broome Visitors Guide.
The Talking Heads blast from a speaker, muffling the monotony of the open road. 'We're on a road to nowhere. We don't know where it goeeeeess'.
As featured in TRACKS Magazine Issue 557.
“This is my home, and I’ve been making my family proud with all the good work I’ve been doing. They grew me up, and now I get the chance to give something back and show my people the right way.”
As featured on The Age and WA Today.
Western Australia is regarded by many as a final frontier of travel, but an increasing number of tourists are attempting to tackle our vast state by bicycle.
As featured on WAToday.
Denis was ‘accidentally’ signed up as a couch surfing host four years ago by the visiting daughter of a friend, and says he was apprehensive of the lifestyle change at first.
The Kimberley has always attracted adventures, drifters and oddballs – the type of people who find it hard to settle into the conventional world – like Kimberley Spirit tour guide, Scotty Connell.
The tale of Broome's oldest surviving Japanese pearl diver.
As featured in the Broome Visitors Guide.
Twelve days. No sleep. Convulsing, twitching, foaming at the mouth. Coming down; living hell. Psychosis. No state for interaction with the outside world, or to be left alone in my room.
One week out in the scrub with the local mob.
The car begins to wobble preternaturally, and then suddenly, the wheel comes flying off and the car skids to a halt in a cloud of dust!
Bidding Red Bluff a final farewell.
Rob is the oldest man at Red Bluff. Aged 71, he’s a scholar in the lifelong study of surfing. ‘The Professor’ is one of his many nicknames.
One month at the Bluff, and normal surfing just isn't enough!
After three days,
In the desert sun,
My face began to turn red.
La la laaaah, lah lah lah lah
Sundown, in a cave on the beachfront. A walkway skirts the overhang, the monumental Red Bluff shrouded in darkness overhead. Down in the sand a fire is burning slowly, and on the white hot coals a goat curry simmers in a camp oven.
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