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Packhorse and Waterhole
By G. Buchanan
Packhorse & Waterhole is the classic of Northern Territory pastoral exploration. Bluey Buchanan, old ‘Paraway’, was one of Australia’s greatest bushmen.
This is the story of a man who paved the way and made the tracks easy for others to follow. His life story is told by his son who went with him on his later expeditions.
The book documents Nat Buchanan’s life and his great droving and exploration trips in the vast, remote northern areas of Queensland, the Northern Territory and Western Australia, between 1859 and 1896.