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Aug 5, 2006 - West Macdonnell Ranges

Our first stop is Simpson's Gap, where impressive ochre coloured quartzite canyon walls tower above us as we wander through a wide sandy river bed. Right at the base of the gap is a little oasis, with reeds emanating from the cool waters. Traveling with Ken is a whole new experience as he adds a new dimension to the landscape with his geological background. He is like a kid in a candy store with the impressive differing rock formations that make up the McDonnell ranges. Quite a few samples makes his pockets! Time is getting away from us so...

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Jun 16, 2006 - Outback Safari Tour (Day 4)

We got a bit of a lay-in this morning and didn't have to get up till 7am. We'd gotten used to cocooning ourselves in our Swags and had a good nights sleep. We didn't have to leave until 9am so we had breakfast and then decided to have a shower. We'd be on the bus for a long time today and didn't want to smell! Once ready we headed back into the National Park and to Uluru. We'd be walking the 0.5km that we didn't do yesterday. This section was the area the local Aboriginal tribe had once inhabited. There were different caves and at each one...

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Apr 19, 2006 - NT: Out to Palm Valley on the way to Uluru

Boys are up early for 9 holes of golf (Barns had a shocker, Stu had a ball), then we head out to do the stock up. Everything always takes twice as long as you think it will, and we don't get out of town until mid arvo. The Rig is full of food and drink and clean laundry and we're heading to Finke Gorge National Park to camp at Palm Valley. It's an easy drive to the Park turnoff near Hermansburg, about 100 odd kms out of Alice. Hermannsburg is an Aboriginal community that started life as a Lutheran mission, and is famous for being the home...

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