Sweet Sighting: Clean E30 M3

Spotted outside The Pier bar in Carins, QLD this late-eighties masterpiece might well be one of the cleanest E30 M3’s I’ve ever seen anywhere. Completely original (save the RHD conversion) and straight as an arrow, this thing has been very well cared for.  And rightfully so.  Rare BMW’s like this one are among the few…

Black Mountain Road

Black Mountain Road (BMR) is a great track about twenty clicks north of Cairns, QLD that I had the chance to explore on my last trip to Cape York.  Running about forty kilometers between Kuranda and Julatten, it’s a chance to get off the pavement early if you’re heading up north… worth checking out especially…

Cape York Dusted

Back in the big smoke after two weeks on Cape York- and despite retaining my reputation as “ice boy” (maker of many mistakes) I slugged the Isuzu all the to Loyalty Beach in two-wheel-drive thankyouverymuch. Our BMW was recovered from the Heathlands and appears undamaged, but she’s cross with us for abandoning her in the…

Ready To Rumble In The Jungle

In the last 48 hours I’ve covered over 5,000 kilometers by motorcycle, Land Rover, bus, another bus, jet, another jet, and finally our faithful Isuzu NPS 250.  Now, I’m lying in my swag trying to ration my MacBook’s battery life between emailing my grandma and checking the weather on Cape York- where I’m heading tomorrow…

Rental Car Relocation… Legit?

With some time to kill I shopped around for a rental car.  I thought it might be a good way to see the area on my own time before going on-duty for the desert crossings.  But of course, all the rental cars are shitty and there are a hundred stipulations to keep you from having…

The suit looks way cooler with diving gear over it.

Cairns, Queensland: Even the British girls are hot.

Carins, Queensland is another Australian city with a teaser oceanfront location- the asshole jellyfish won’t let anybody in the ocean without a goofy skin-tight Star Trek outfit on. Despite being in the middle of absolutely nowhere, Cairns has a pretty impressive nightlife and tourist infrastructure. That might be because it’s just a 90 minute boat…