Gallery: Aussie ute shoot-out
It's Australia day! Celebrate with our outback adventure in a pair of bruising V8 pick-ups
Posted: 26 Jan 2015
They also attract a lot of attention. We rumble to a stop outside Cargo - a one-street, one-pub town surrounded by a brown-and-yellow patchwork of drought-stricken farmland. Population: 200. And it seems every single one of them is crowded into the only pub.
The bar empties onto the verandah as we rumble to a stop. We arrive at 5pm. The boys have been drinking since noon.