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Day 111. Finke Gorge National Park to Kings Canyon

Up and packed early to drive the Mereenie Loop Road around to Kings Canyon. We were told by another camper that it took them 7 hours to do this 204km drive yesterday as the roads were so bad. We left … Continue reading

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Day 110. Finke Gorge National Park

Tom is still feeling sick so we have decided to stay here for another day. Not really a problem as it is so beautiful here and the weather perfect. I do hope that the penicillin kicks in quickly though. The … Continue reading

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Day 109. Glen Helen to Finke Gorge National Park

With a couple of slightly dusty heads, we packed up the camper and then backtracked a little to Ormiston Gorge. There we did the Ghost Gum walk; this took us to Ghost Gum lookout, which had magnificent views across the … Continue reading

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Day 108. Alice Springs to Glen Helen

This morning we left Alice Springs and hit the road again this time to the West MacDonnell Ranges, the more famous of the MacDonnell Ranges. They are not particularly high but stretch on for kilometres and the variation in colour made them … Continue reading

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Day 107. Alice Springs

It’s Sunday and a lazy day. We started with pancakes put on by the caravan park and then packing up the car and camper ready to be on the road again tomorrow. That done and by lunchtime I was a … Continue reading

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Day 106. Alice Springs – Camel Cup

Today was the Lasseter’s Camel Cup we went there with the Foxes and another family. This family are friends of the Foxes from Adelaide; they had come up to travel with them for the 2 weeks of the South Australian … Continue reading

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Day 105. Alice Springs – East MacDonnell Ranges

Today we ventured out to the East MacDonnell Ranges, we had not planned on going out his way and it seems that not many people do, but friends recommended we go. Luckily we did, as it was fabulous, equally as … Continue reading

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Day 104. Alice Springs

We opted for a day of very little driving so decided to see the sights in Alice Springs itself. First stop was the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) Base. The RFDS originated in Cloncurry, Queensland in 1932 and was set … Continue reading

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Day 103. Devil’s Marbles to Alice Springs

All but Patrick were up early to watch the sunrise over marbles; Tom disappeared off taking photos… … so Sam, Ben and I took our own. Follow these topics: Northern Territory, Red Centre

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Day 102. Daly Waters to Devil’s Marbles

Today, after a slow start, was mostly taken up with a long drive down the Stuart Highway, just over 500km. Not much to report about the drive, except that the further south we went we could notice the change from … Continue reading

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