I have some friends over tonight who we met on last years trip up north. I put this little video together this afternoon of a walk we did and thought others might enjoy it as well.
The video follows a full day trek into the Drysdale Escarpment in the remote north Kimberley region of western Australia in search of ancient Bradshaw art. Our camp was situated on the Drysdale river west of the Carson River and the old Carson River Station. There are not many tracks into this remote area and our camp was situated at the end of a self made track (14°36'29.15"S, 126°55'54.62"E).
We hiked a cross the river and into a narrow cleft climbing through the tangled scrub to the top. From here is was a matter of avoiding the ever present and nasty green ants and searching for caverns and overhangs in which ancient artists have shared their work. The Bradshaw art figures are believed to be over 17,000 years old and the their meanings and style of art has been lost in antiquity.
It was a hard slog through some pretty unforgiving country but thoroughly enjoyable none the less. Some great company, boats, Arctic Cat diesel quads, a chopper and a lot of foot work made for a memorable 8 days on the Drysdale.