Written by: Brandon Goddamned Rain Dian woke up at about 6 plus first to check if it was still cloudy due to scattered showers over the night in the surrounding area (it remained dry in our area) and unfortunately, the skies were still overcast and gloomy which meant no Uluru sunrise for us, sigh. But […]Read More Day 6 – The Valley of The Winds, Kata Tjuta National Park
Written by: Dian Leaving for Uluru (Ayers Rock) After two nights, our stay at Kings Canyon Resort was coming to an end! We had a 4+ hour drive ahead of us so we had to pack up and hit the roads by late morning. We were going to miss having such a spacious room to […]Read More Day 5 – Kings Canyon to Uluru
Written by: Dian Seriously though, words don’t really do Kings Canyon justice, so here’s a picture to start this post: Kings Canyon is an ancient sandstone canyon and an icon of the Red Centre. We decided to do the Rim Walk – a 6 km walk that would take you 3 – 4 hours to complete […]Read More Day 4 – Doing the Kings Canyon Rim Walk
Written by: Brandon The Red Centre Way As mentioned earlier, to get to Watarrka National Park we had to drive through the famous Mereenie Loop which also known as the Red Centre Way! Touted as one of the must-drives when doing the Red Centre, the Mereenie Loop is a scenic 225 kilometre drive that connects Glen Helen, […]Read More Day 3 (Part 2) – Goodbye Bitumen, Hello Dirt!
Written by: Brandon I’m not sure what woke us up first, Dian’s alarm clock, or the 11 degree morning air. We didn’t think to check our rooms for a heater last night and only realised that that small circular thing in the corner was actually the damn heater.At least there were enough blankets to go around! […]Read More Day 3 – Cold Beginnings
Written by: Dian Setting off from Alice Springs After around 11 (!) hours of much-needed sleep (legit knocked out), we got up near 9 am the next morning to collect the car which would take us around the Australian outback for the coming week. Lyn kindly offered to drive us over to the rental place and accompany […]Read More Day 2 – The Road Trip Begins! + The West MacDonnell Ranges