Is this a glimpse of the future, or one of those fads that is going to look awkwardly dated 10 years from now? You could well be looking at the Hypercolor t-shirt of the 2010s, minus the popularity.
This is possibly Glenrowan’s best known attraction and it would be wrong of me to write up the totem pole section of the town without shining a light on one man’s multi-million dollar love letter to the legend of the Kelly Gang.
For better or worse, Ned Kelly is the closest thing Australia has to Davey Crockett or Robin Hood. And here you can see what a fitting tribute Glenrowan offers its most famous son – a couple of ugly totem poles and a rock in front of a field with a pony and a bathtub full of water.
If you’re looking for something to do this Halloween, I cannot recommend The Coffin Ride highly enough. I for one have never seen or heard of anything like it – basically a coffin on hydraulics that lets you experience the journey from the funeral parlour to the grave.
The Holbrook Council’s own website says the Submarine Precinct is in the business of “allowing travellers to experience the size and grandeur of a submarine in a unique rural setting”.
Over the last few years I have visited some of Australia’s weirdest, most wonderful and under-appreciated places, and written them up on the site Crap Tourist Attractions. I’m hoping that Far Out Australia captures the unfiltered passion and the uniqueness of these places without implying that they’re not worth the price of admission. They absolutely are.