On 10th August 1958, Mary set off with Ady, Lorna and Prue, in a borrowed Volkswagen Combi they nicknamed Willie, for a one-month tour of central Australia. Luckily for us, Mary kept her diaries and many of her photos from that very adventurous, often hazardous trip so, to celebrate Mary and her daring exploits and to show a side of Mary that many may not have seen, we’ve used extracts from Mary's diaries, together with her photos, to create an interactive map of their journey. Now everyone can follow along with bold Mary and her adventurous friends just by clicking on this map

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