Uluru-Kata Tjuta, Day 2: A special place

The Centre is a vast place, and you can drive around it for kilometres, enjoying its subtle diversity without seeing anything particularly stunning until suddenly the Western MacDonnells or Watarrka or Uluru or Kata Tjuta or one of the other sparsely scattered but dramatic landforms will appear. Many explorers wandered Australia’s vast interior, some rather … Read more

Uluru-Kata Tjuta, Day 1: Memories

Today was simply a getting to Yulara (the township supporting Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park) day. It’s 300 kms or thereabouts from Watarrka to Yulara, with not a lot of “civilisation” in between, and we stopped at both of them! First up, 40 kms down the road, is King’s Creek Station. We chatted to an old … Read more

Watarrka National Park, Day 2: Still wondrous after all these years

Well, after 15 years anyhow. This is one of THE walks in Australia to our minds, though admittedly our walking experience is somewhat narrow. Still, when you see our images and videos below, you will hopefully understand what we mean (even if you don’t agree!) We have done the Rim Walk three times now, and I was … Read more