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In the Red Centre of Australia 2 – Uluru (Ayers Rock) and Kata Tjuta (The Olgas)

A few interesting  tidbits:

Uluru (Ayers Rock) is about 470 km, 5 hours drive from Alice Springs. Many people think the two are much closer.

The name Ayers Rock comes from the surveyor William Gosse  Continue reading In the Red Centre of Australia 2 – Uluru (Ayers Rock) and Kata Tjuta (The Olgas)

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In the Red Centre of Australia 1 – The Stunning West MacDonnell Ranges

Image by www.,macdonnellranges.com
Image by http://www.macdonnellranges.com

The West MacDonnell (Tyurretye) National Park stretches 160 km from Alice Springs and we decide to visit it as a day trip, so it is an early morning start. We get picked up at 7 am by our guide, Deborah or Deb, but definitely not Debbie as she makes it clear right at the beginning.

She is a wealth of knowledge Continue reading In the Red Centre of Australia 1 – The Stunning West MacDonnell Ranges