Wet Season in East Arnhem Land & The Wessel Islands

Posted by Crooked Compass

East Arnhem Land and the Wessel Islands are two of the most remote reaches in Australia and our last frontier before Papua New Guinea. So why do we choose to travel here in the wet season? Put simply, for the beauty and power of Mother Nature. You travel through the scattering of islands between January and March for the phenomenal, natural drama that ensues.

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Is Travelling to Yemen Right for Me?

Posted by Crooked Compass

A country still torn by civil war and dotted with Al-Qaeda sub groups, Yemen does offer an adrenaline fuelled adventure for the traveller with the right type of mentality and previous experience venturing through untamed lands, but how do you know if travelling to mainland Yemen is right for you?

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Exploring Chernobyl's Exclusion Zone

Posted by Crooked Compass

Overgrown in a tangle of wild jungle, the mood is eerie. Items of personal belongings randomly catch your eye as you try not to trip on twisted tree roots. Rusty child bikes, the odd shoe or leather couch poke through the wasteland.

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