Monthly Archives: August 2016

Uluru: an Aboriginal cathedral

On top of Uluru, you may feel tall as you survey miles around, forgetting that the most memorable landscape is that which you can no longer see. In Kata Tjuta, you feel small and dwarfed by the landscape which is all around you. Despite the cities, Australia is still a country where man is a dot on the surface. Continue reading

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The Red Desert surprises beneath the sun

The Red Desert was not endless miles of sand-dunes but peppered by trees and bushes, a mountain range and even a river. And tractors. Fergie tractors. Continue reading

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Alice Springs: my regatta in the sand

The man at the hostel’s front desk is adamant that today of all days is the best in Alice Springs all year round. It’s the day of the Henley-on-Todd regatta. Continue reading

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