Tracks: A Woman’s Solo Trek Across 1700 Miles of Australian Outback

by

Robyn Davidson

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Tracks: A Woman’s Solo Trek Across 1700 Miles of Australian Outback Terms

Humpy

A humpy is Australian slang for a crude shack or hut used as a residence, usually by Aboriginal people. They sometimes rely on a tree trunk for support, similar to a lean-to, and are usually… read analysis of Humpy

Swag

A swag is Australian slang for a sleeping bag or bedroll. Some resemble small tents, and swags are usually designed to be easy to roll up and carry over long distances. read analysis of Swag

Billy

A billy is Australian slang for a makeshift kettle used in the outback. It might be as simple as a metal can or bucket placed over a flame, and it is used for heating food… read analysis of Billy