First there was Tracks, the 1980 autobiographical account of Robyn Davidson’s journey (which became an international best seller), and then the great 2013 film (see the trailer here). This talk given by the real life photographer Rick Smolan offers a fascinating, pictorial account from another perspective.
In 1977, 27-year-old Robyn Davidson, along with her dog and four camels, embarked on a daring expedition across the barren, unforgiving terrain of the outback. Photographer Rick Smolan captured stunning images of the untouched landscape and the young woman’s personal adventure. Here is a direct video link.