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A Frenchman's walk across the Nullarbor : Henri Gilbert's diary, Perth to Brisbane 1897-1899

A Frenchman's Walk across the Nullarbor Henri Gilbert, a French journalist, set out a century ago to walk around the world. His diary records his extraordinary crossing of the Australian continent. This previously unpublished treasure is both a fascinating historical curiosity and a most entertaining glimpse of colonial Australia. Full description

Important places

Brisbane (179)
Perth (100)


Western Australia (343)
Queensland (599)


Australia (6,814)

Other geographical areas

Darling Range (19)
Great Artesian Basin (20)
Western Plateau (Australia) (252)
Australia And New Zealand (4,260)
Oceania (8,442)