AtW Podcast, Episode 2: Chris Jackson

Picture of Chris and Dan with map.

Chris shows me the map of his route.

I met Chris Jackson on the Indian Pacific train, which runs across Australia, from Sydney to Perth. Chris was on his way home from a three-month motorcycle trip around the country. I stayed with his family in Perth for my last few days in Australia, and I was grateful for their hospitality. For this podcast, Chris and I discussed his trip in detail. He never ceased to impress me with his vast knowledge of the terrain in his native country.


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Here are links to some of the places we discussed in the interview:

The Duke of Edinburgh Award in the USA
Uluru (Ayers Rock)
Ulutu-Kata Tjuta National Park
The Bibbulmun Track
Kakadu National Park

Picture of guitar.

Chris traveled with this guitar.

Picture of nut.

Chris' carved baobab nut.

Finally, Texas (27 million people) indeed does have a larger population than Australia (23 million). The state of Western Australia is about 2.65 million square KM and has a population of 2.5 million. Texas is 696,241 square KM.

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