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The ultimate roadtrip down the South Coast

By Explore
Updated March 3 2021 - 6:25pm, first published June 27 2020 - 5:15pm

Looking up at the sun setting behind the saddle of the imposing mountain above us, Indigenous elder Iris White turns to me and begins the story of how everything here on the NSW South Coast began from this peak. Captain Cook named it Mount Dromedary as he sailed past in 1770 because it reminded him of a camel’s hump. But to Aboriginal people, who have called it Gulaga for thousands of years, it resembles a pregnant woman lying down… and is the foundation of their spirituality.

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