Tag Archives: Northern Territory

Outback: Random Thoughts

7 – 15 September 2017 We finished our trip into the Outback much the way we started it. We returned south from Ayers Rock with nights back in Coober Pedy and Adelaide before we flew back to Coolum Beach via … Continue reading

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Field of Light

13 September 2017 The Field of Light is visually spectacular. Unfortunately this hack photographer does not have the skill or equipment to adequately capture it. There are some nice pictures of it at the artist’s website. The Field of Light … Continue reading

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Kata Tjuta / The Olgas

13 September 2017 Kata Tjuta, the Aboriginal name for The Olgas, is located about 50 km west of Uluru (Ayers Rock) and is part of the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. Uluru is the more famous rock formation but The Olgas … Continue reading

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Kings Canyon in Watarrka National Park

12 September 2017 Before coming to Australia I had not heard of Kings Canyon, however after a little research of the “Red Center” Watarrka National Park was quickly added to our must-do list. Several articles said some visitors enjoyed Kings … Continue reading

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Mount Conner, NT

11 September 2017 Driving west on the Lasseter Highway (Route 4) from the Stuart Highway on our way to Ayers Rock Resort, we came upon a pleasant surprise, Mount Conner. We stopped at the lookout along the highway. At first … Continue reading

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Alice Springs, NT

9 – 10 September 2017 We arrived in Alice Springs early enough to walk about downtown and enjoy perfect evening temperatures with dinner at a local café. Alice Springs is massive compared to any town we saw since Adelaide but … Continue reading

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Outback: Coober Pedy to Alice Springs

9 September 2017   The drive from Coober Pedy to Alice Springs was long but not too strenuous. We made rest and fuel stops at Marla population 72) and Erldunda. Changes in the landscape the entire way continued to surprise … Continue reading

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