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Stories and Tips Northern Territory

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Part V. Ayers Rock aka Uluru

Written by Clovery on 23 Mar, 2010

After the stars gazing night at Kings Canyon, we were looking forward to our first foray to the iconic feature of Alice Spring, Ayers Rock. Definitely, we had viewed a thousand times of the rock images from magazines, travel brochures, television programs and other shrewd…Read More


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Part IV. Watarrka National Park via Ernest Giles Road

Written by Clovery on 23 Mar, 2010

It was another fresh start from Alice Spring. We stayed in the same accommodation, Alice Spring Backpacker Lodge, as we did 2 days before. The lodge consists of a couple of old trailers nicely converted into rooms, a small pool, communal kitchen, laundry and shower/bathrooms.…Read More


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Part III. Amazement Along Larapinta Drive

Written by Clovery on 23 Mar, 2010

Before break of dawn, we loaded our belongings into the car boot. In the previous night, we pre-ordered some sandwiches from Glen Helen Homestead restaurant for brekkie as it only started serving after 7am. The owners were thoughtful to have woke up earlier than usual…Read More


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Part II. West MacDonnell Ranges

Written by Clovery on 23 Mar, 2010

You may like to ask what are the differences between West and East MacDonnell Ranges apart from the geographical position? In my opinion, I would say there are more attractions in the western as compared to eastern that instigate more trail walks to be accomplished.…Read More


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Part I. East MacDonnell Ranges

Written by Clovery on 23 Mar, 2010

Alice Spring has a vantage location to access both East and West MacDonnell Ranges. Although the iconic feature around Alice Spring was publicly dubbed as Ayers Rock or Uluru, the countless chasms, waterholes and gorges hidden amid MacDonnell Ranges could easily compete with the red…Read More


How to see Ayer's Rock

Written by texasblaze on 07 Dec, 2005

If you haven't done so, reserve a rental car now -- use a popular travelocity or expedia as reserving directly usually hasn't returned the cheapest rates.Ayer's Rock is the most visited place in Australia literally in the middle of nowhere. The day I arrived, the…Read More


Barrow Creek - what's there ?

Written by Timone on 03 Sep, 2004

Barrow Creek has the telegraph station and a hotel with bar and facilities but not much else. The gas station is basic and you pay in the bar, which is decorated with drawings, cartoons and bank notes left by passers through. The bar does food and…Read More


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Alpurrurulam homes and surroundings.

Written by Gypsy Canuck on 22 Jan, 2004

The community center is modern and air-conditioned, but the houses aren't, so the people sleep outside in the dry season. It is a no grog community, so it is safe and friendly. The community has a night watch with a police car. There is a…Read More


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Walk in the desert

Written by Gypsy Canuck on 22 Jan, 2004

Walking in the desert around Alpurrurulam is peaceful and uplifting. There are little flowers growing out of the dust. The birds scream at you, and the wind is wonderful and warm. There are termite hills all around that look like little high-rise cities. The ridge…Read More


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