Diary of a Snakebite…death!

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Let’s hope that this is not prophetic, but it sure is timely. I leave to meet Mark in Melbourne in a week and we head of for the Simpson three days later for our month long crossing on foot. The Simpson desert has 90+ species of snakes, and, they say, seven of the ten deadliest! But I doubt the tragic story of herpetologist Dr. Karl P. Schmidt is what we need worry about. Snakes remain shy of people and short of stepping on them, should steer clear of us. It is the scorpi […]