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Following songlines to Uluru

When you think of Australia, Uluru is probably one of the first things that springs to mind. The big red rock, also known as Ayers Rock, is almost literally the centrepiece of the country. 2,925 more words


Driving into the outback

This post’s title was so very nearly ‘breaking down in the outback’. For over 400 kilometres, I seriously worried that my latest adventure would become my worst nightmare. 1,830 more words


August 16th 2016 - Outback Tour Day 7 of 10

Today I got to sleep in. I woke up at 8:00am. I went to look at the free breakfast at the hostel, but decided to pass. 331 more words


Day 432. 139km. Alice Springs – Glen Helen

Tailwind – our first. Clouds – our first. Mountains – well, hills – almost our first. It was beautiful cycling through the MacDonnell Ranges that once used to be higher than the Himalayas. 171 more words


Day 431. 90km. Conners Well – Alice Springs

Today we left the tropics – although the tropical weather ended long ago. It’s been about 9 months since I entered the tropics in China and about 18000km. 41 more words


Let’s do something different…

One day my mother announced that ‘this year we will do something different for our annual holidays’. ‘Yeah, Yeah’, the family scoffed. 1,051 more words

Road Trips

August 15th 2016 - Outback Tour Day 6 of 10

Last night we slept in swags around the campfire. Over the last week or so I’ve been reading the book that Koop Kooper gave to me called Cocktail Nation: The Interviews 2. 1,439 more words