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7000 km on foot through Australia

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Down under with a desert ship

Great Barrier Reef. Sydney Opera House. Ayers Rock. Bondi Beach. Without a doubt, there is more than one good reason to travel to Australia. Adventurers Denis and Tanja Katzer also set out to discover the 5th continent – but far away from the usual tourist destinations

As part of their 30-year “Great Journey”, which they began in 1991, they spent four years traversing the endless expanses of the Australian outback. They marched 7000 kilometers on foot with their pack camels through Australia – first from south to north and then from west to east. They knew in advance that this trip would push them to their physical and mental limits. But what they then experienced was even more dramatic: 100 hours of non-stop rain: in the desert of all places, they were almost drowned by the worst rainfall since the weather in the Western Australian outback was recorded. They had to flee from a 1000-kilometer-long bushfire front for almost three months – but the destructive Cyclone Sam was almost worse. Only with a lot of luck were they able to escape its 50-kilometer eye, in which wind speeds of over 280 km/h prevailed.

The journey turned out to be a march through heaven and hell, during which they often thought they would not live to see the next day. However, the beautiful natural surroundings and incredible encounters with the extremely helpful locals made us forget all the hardships and reminded us what it is like to enjoy life to the full.

The illustrated text book with its fantastic photographs is a condensed and intensified extract of the best stories from their Red Earth Expedition.

7000 km on foot through Australia
– Text Denis Katzer
– Photography Denis Katzer and Tanja Katzer
– 144 pages
– 157 color photos
– 1 Maps
– QR codes for 19 films
– Format 22 x 29cm, bound. with dust jacket

ISBN: ISBN 978-3-7688-3886-3
Publisher: Delius Klasing Verlag, Bielefeld

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Link to the trailer

Publications and reports on the Australian expedition National television channels:
In Germany, the following channels broadcast films and short films.
Pro 7 in the program Welt der Wunder, MDR, ARD – Sendung Fliege, Bayerischer Rundfunk, RTL, SAT 1, 3 SAT, Tele 5, NDR, SAT1 Frühstücksfernsehen, TV München, TV-Travel Shop, DMAX-DOKU, N24 4-Seasons, N24 Koschwitz, RTL FRANKEN LIVE TV, Franken TV, Servus TV, Deutsche Welle, TV München, ZDF – Mittagsmagazin, rbb Sendung zibb and other TV stations that we have not registered.

Radio interviews Germany:
Antenne Bayern, Bayern 3, Radio Gong Franken, Radio Charivari Franken, Radio Franken, Radio Aladin Franken, Radio Campus Köln, Radio Sachsen, Radio eins Berlin Brandenburg, RPR1 Rheinland Pfalz, Südwestdeutsche Rundfunk, hr4 Hessen, Saarländischer Rundfunk, Bayern 3 – Mensch Otto, Br – Habe die Ehre, DPA Audiodienst and other radio stations that we have not registered.

International television channels:
National Geographic used our film and image material to produce a film that was broadcast worldwide in 147 countries and 26 languages. 250,000,000 (250 million) people saw this movie during its first broadcast. The National Geographic program was repeated several times. In Australia, the TV stations Channel 9, Channel 31 Perth, and ABC and other TV stations, which we have not registered, broadcast several films about the Red Earth expedition.

Print media Germany:
German Press Agency DPA, TV Newspaper Auf einen Blick, Online Today, Bild am Sonntag, Magazin Sport Show, FIT FOR FUN, TOMORROW, SPIEGEL REPORTER, Magazin TOURS, Bildzeitung, Minoltaspiegel, Geo Spezial, Bildzeitung, Abendzeitung, Frankenreport, Nürnberger Nachrichten, Fjäll Räven catalog, Cocoon Magazin, Magazin Blitz, Burgschmietverlag book catalog, DPA Meldung weltweit, Süddeutsche Zeitung, Pegnitz Zeitung, Trekkers World, Ortlieb catalog, Tina Frauenzeitschrift, Schrot und Korn, Hauser Katalog, DAV Panorama, Terra Nova Magazin, Travel One, Touristik Magazin, tz München, Die Glocke, Magazin Observer, Touristik aktuell, Atlas Outdoormagazin, Münchener Merkur, Schwarzwälder Bote, Prima Sonntag, Marktspiegel, Intersport Outdoor Magazin, Frau von Heute, Magazin Sportfreunde, Apotheker Rundschau, Frauenzeitschrift Für Sie, Magazin Outdoorwelten, Magazin Fit on Tour, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung and other print media that we have not registered.

Print media Australia:
Sunday Times, West Australian, ADVOCATE Western Australia, THE GOOMALLING ENDEAVOUR, ADVOKATE Alice Springs, Morning Bulletin Rockhampten, Tomorrow Magazine, Townsville Press Agency, Sydney Press Agency, all of Australia’s daily newspapers reported on the expedition’s success.

Radio interviews Australia:
Radio Franken, Radio Charivari, ABC- Radio Karlgoorli – New South Wales – Karratha – Alice Springs – Darwin – Sydney – Longreach – Townsville – Rockhampton – Mackay – Queensland – Brisbane – Melbourne, Radio Perth, Radio Drippel J, ABC News National, Radio RTR, Radio 3AK Melbourn, Radio 3Ak Brisbane and other radio stations that we have not registered.

Radio interviews England:
BBC London

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