Drive Time


Mention the word drive to most Australians, and they'll probably think of Sydney's rush-hour gridlock. But until recent times, the word also referred to the transport of [an error occurred while processing this directive] vast herds of cattle along the outback's traditional stock routes.

In an attempt to recapture some of the adventure of a drover's life (a drover is the Australian answer to a cowboy), the Great Australian Outback Cattle Drive offers visitors a chance to ride those same desert trails, accompanying herds up to 500 strong. Drives are organized every two years, taking different routes each time....

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