I’ve just been on a week long adventure through central Australia, one of the driest places on planet Earth. There are vast deserts and not much rain, but there are plenty of species thriving in the outback.
Even in the middle of the outback there are rivers. They might not be flowing all the time, but they exist and when they flow, it’s amazing. They’re shallow rivers so it’s more of a long moving flood, but it is amazing if you get the chance to see it.
There is hardly any rainfall, but when it comes, it just changes the landscape. The ground cannot absorb much moisture, so the place just becomes flooded and then a few days later it is teeming with wildlife. I highly recommend visiting because it’s a once in a lifetime adventure.
Dr Holly Haviland