Category Archives: Northern Territory

Day 115. Yulara to Coober Pedy

Today we started the trip home, with a number of stops along the way. We were up early for a long driving day, a touch over 730km. It was literally freezing when we packed up; the temperature was 0.5 degrees, … Continue reading

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Day 114. Yulara – Kata Tjuta

Off to Kata Tjuta today and the last big walk on our trip. Including this one, we will have clocked over 25km in three days, and two out of the three are considered difficult walks. Our kids do find the … Continue reading

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Day 113. Yulara – Uluru

Tom and I got up early to drive to the sunrise viewing spot. We shared this with a cast of hundreds. It was freezing but I had Ben’s sleeping bag to keep me warm. We left the boys snuggled up … Continue reading

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Day 112. Kings Canyon to Yulara

Tom was feeling a fair bit better this morning and so joined us to do the Kings Canyon Rim Walk. This is rated as one of the best short walks in Australia and we have heard it can be quite … Continue reading

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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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