Uluru Facts – What is Uluru Uluru is Australia’s most iconic landform. Most popularly photographed at sunrise and sunset to capture the rock’s changing hues of rust, crimson and purple, Uluru has way more to offer the visitor than just a souvenir photograph. The purpose of this post is to provide you with all the […]
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 […]
Exploring Kings Canyon from Down Under – The Kings Creek Walk
Looking up at the sheer canyon walls from the shady tree lined creek bed I could make out pimply protuberances sticking out along the top – People… up on the Kings Canyon Rim Walk, were leaning out over the edge admiring the view or snapping a photie of the stunning red rugged cliff face, which from my […]
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 […]
Central Australia… Plotting My Route
Photo of the week ~ My recent trip to Australia’s red centre was awesome! Here’s the route we took plotted on my Central Australia pictorial map journal with tales jotted in the bordered boxes around the outside… simply summarizing our trip on a single sheet and… …highlighting our holiday adventures 🙂 Do you jot down a few […]
Landscapes of Uluru – The Red Centre of Australia
Palya! Welcome to Anangu land When we entered Uluru – Kata Tjuta National Park in the Red Centre of Australia, we were given this awesome guide book of Welcome – Palya – as part of the Park entrance fee ($25 per person). (I believe you now need to collect this from the Cultural Centre – and […]
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, […]
Another Side of Uluru
Mala Walk to Kantju Gorge, Uluru Having watched a stunning sunset when I first laid eyes on Uluru, followed by a superb sunrise viewed from the south side; experienced my first up-close encounter on the Kuniya Walk (where I discovered there are waterholes at Uluru), we made our way back around to the north side […]
Photo of the Week ~ Kapi Mutitjulu This waterhole can be found tucked into the base of Uluru, in the heart of the Red Centre, Australia Did you know there are waterholes at Uluru?
Did you know there are Waterholes at Uluru?
Kuniya Walk to Mutitjulu Waterhole, Uluru Privy to a glorious sunset over ‘the’ Rock on the first day I set eyes on Uluru, we were up early the next morning to see the sunrise from the other side. We left our beds with the stars still twinkling in the black sky overhead and joining a […]