A slightly surreal day…

189 km from Broken Hill © Rob Walls 2010

This afternoon, on a gun-barrel straight stretch of road 189km from Broken Hill, I came across this wrecked Toyota Landcruiser. I stopped to see if I could offer any help, but the crash site was deserted, but there was a rudimentary camp site, with a folding chair some rugs and an opened first aid kit.

What made the scene so surreal, was that there was still a CD playing loudly from inside the wreck: Tammy Wynette, Stand by Your Man! I left the music playing and walked away wondering, to the sounds of Johnny Cash. Ten minutes later I was photographing emus…

© Rob Walls 2010

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Filed under Australian, documentary photography, Music, Photographer, Photography, Photojournalism, Rob Walls, travel

4 responses to “A slightly surreal day…

  1. roel loopers

    Love this one and the Chinese-Pizza one, Rob. Love the outback stuff and Broken Hill is without a doubt a one off in the world. Enjoy it all!

    Roel

  2. The emus seem to be a little saner than the pilot of the Landcrusier.

    Steve

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