In episode 066 of the Australian Hiker podcast we discuss technology on the trail, specifically options for staying in touch with family and friends at home while on a hike. This topic is one I have been thinking about for well over a year as I decide what I will use for my own Bibbulmun Track through hike later this year when I will be out of cellular range on a number of days on my 5-6 week hike.
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The official launch of the South Australian Lavender Trail was on 5 May 2018. For more information on this event go here
A private business proposal to build six huts along the South Coast Track in Tasmania’s Wilderness World Heritage Area is given almost $3 million for advancement by the Federal Government. For more information go here and here
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