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Long-Distance Walks with Mark Moxon

Pilbara Bushwalk: Preamble

A rock pool
Rock pools reflect the beauty of the Pilbara in Pillinginni Creek

You know that feeling when you've always thought, 'I'd love to do that, but it's just too scary/expensive/difficult/oh, you know,' and then you actually get to do it? I'm feeling like that right now. I felt the same after I'd done my first bungee jump in a pub car park in Essex. I felt pretty much the same after eventually getting round to having sex after all those years. I suppose I felt it when I landed in Sydney, having made the big decision to go travelling. And now I've done my first real week-long walk, and the feeling of accomplishment is immense.

Strange architecture in Karratha, my last stop before I hit the Pilbara