Read tomorrow's Weekend Life for the story about Wendy Russell's trip to tackle Big Red in outback Australia.By John Lewis
Tackling ‘‘Big Red’’ is a rite of passage for serious four-wheel drivers — but for a group of local trekkers, it proved more than a giant sand dune.
It was the gateway to a world of beauty and grandeur.
News sub-editor Wendy Russell was last month part of a 12-vehicle group of 23 people on a two-week journey into remote Australia, which included a four-day crossing of the Simpson from east to west.
You can read about her encounter with Big Red — the 40
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