The Ultimate 6 Day Guide to Uluru, Kata Tjuta & Watarrka National Parks

Firstly, don’t put it off. I wasted 20 years dreaming about going to see Uluru. Putting it off by creating over-complicated and convoluted plans until they became so complicated and so convoluted (not to mention expensive) the dream went back into the too hard basket. Because Uluru is so far from any of Australia’s populated coastal […]

Kata Tjuta – Valley of the Winds – Across the Open Plain

Breathing in the space… The expansive space of the Australian Outback… The last time I felt my chest breathing in the wonderful wide open expansiveness of the Australian outback, this deeply, was when working on the edge of the Great Sandy Desert. When you watch the video below… breath… Can you smell it? (If you […]

How much does it Cost to Drive from Uluru to Cairns?

Road-trip… Did I hear you say Australia Road-trip from Uluru to Cairns? I had three American sisters visiting me in Australia ~ Where should they go and what should they see to get the most out of their four week stay down under? They’d landed in Sydney and spent a few days seeing the main sights of […]

Kata Tjuta Sunset

Kata Tjuta Sunset ~ Photo of the Week  Having walked up Walpa Gorge late in the afternoon  we retreated from the heart of Kata Tjuta to watch the setting sun turn the domes a deep rusty red, as a pure white full moon hovered in the deepening blue sky. Have you been to Kata Tjuta? Or […]

Kata Tjuta – The Walpa Gorge Walk

Walpa Gorge Walk My first glimpse of Kata Tjuta was when watching the sunrise on Uluru. My eye was drawn away from the main spectacle directly in front of me to the horizon where, 50 km away across the spinifex and desert oaks plain, Kata Tjuta’s 36 domes vied for attention. It was much later in the day, […]