Walk to Clay Pan – Part 1

We took a walk one morning across the red sand dunes, through mallee and mulga scrubs.

Walk to clay pan

Our destination was the clay pan.

Walk to clay pan

It’s a one km square clay bed. Perhaps it had been a freshwater lake at one time?

Walk to clay pan

Whatever it had been, its surface was now dry and hard.

Walk to clay pan

Parts of the surface was clear, with only cracks and the odd hard, black stone.

Walk to clay pan

Other parts had pebbles on top and embedded into the surface.

Walk to clay pan

It was beautiful, and intriguing place.

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