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Australia Bushwalking

Australia Bushwalking
  • Publisher: Sutro Media
  • Genre: Travel
  • Released: 13 Aug, 2012
  • Size: 32.8 MB
  • Price: $3.99
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••• On Foot from Outback to Ocean •••

The best way to get a feel for Australia is through the soles of your feet.

Step out on more than 90 bushwalks from short to epic and desert to sea with this inspirational and evocative App.

Climb Australia’s highest mountain. Follow in the footsteps of a 19th century explorer. Circumnavigate Uluru. Stand on precipitous sea cliffs. Walk independently and join accommodated gourmet tours that leave the heavy bags to others.

Designed to help you choose a walk from the comfort of an armchair (THIS IS NOT A TRAIL GUIDE), this App has over 150 entries and 1000-odd images describing and illustrating each walk's terrain and the wildlife you may encounter.

What will you get? First-hand experience from a passionate bushwalker and links to sources for maps and detailed trail notes.

Entries on footwear, safety and technology draw on the expertise of authorities and a famous adventurer!

Entries on wildflowers and fungi will have you looking as much at the ground as at the scenery.

Walks are graded and sorted by a range of tags including State/Territory, dominant themes (Geological, Historical etc) and Length (2-Hour, Half Day and Full Day).

Fancy a leg-stretch in Australia? This App is for you!

••• About the Author •••

Three pairs of hiking boots have bitten the dust since Melanie Ball, freelance travel writer and photographer, discovered the joys of bushwalking. A keen hiker since she stood up from a crawl and wandered off into the grassy paddock behind her childhood home, Melanie has been writing about her adventures on foot – and by other means of transport – since 1989. Her articles and images regularly appear in Australian travel magazines and newspapers and she worked on Fodor's Australia guides for seven years to 2011. Melanie is a member of the Australian Society of Travel Writers.

••• About Sutro Media •••

This guide is published in partnership with Sutro Media. By enabling local writers to share their expertise on mobile phones, Sutro Media is making it easier and more fun to explore the world!

If you have any problems, comments, or suggestions for improvement, we'd love to hear from you - [email protected]

What's New in Version 2.0

- lots of new iOS 7 bug fixes
- fixed recent bug with twitter field
- fixed landscape transition issue
- resolved display issue on iPhone 5
- more offline photos on original download and faster download of offline content
- fixed intermittent bug with dynamic updates
- added better crash analytics and fixed a number of intermittent stability problems


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