Dutch tourist takes the long way round

Dutch tourist walks through the Burdekin on his journey to walk across the world.

Locals may have spotted 35-year-old Tom Boerman on Monday as he walked along the Bruce Highway from Brandon to Ayr, towing his buggy behind him. The freelance journalist from the Netherlands wants to be the first person to cross all continents on foot. He has been walking for over 430 days covering Europe, the United…

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Catherine Duffy is a budding writer with a background in creative writing, English literature and journalism. Her work has been published in newspapers and magazines both locally and internationally. She has a particular interest in regional and community-based news stories. ... more