Written by: Dian Just want to reiterate what we mentioned in the last post – that it was freezing cold that night as we slept in the uninsulated tin can of a room. FREEZING. It must have been, what, 10 degrees? I had my fleece sweater and pants on but the cold was unrelenting nevertheless, even […]Read More Day 8/9 – Alice Springs to Darwin
Written by: Brandon After about an hour and a half of driving from Erldunda Roadhouse, we arrived at Stuarts Well Roadhouse at 5pm to check into our rooms before heading out to Rainbow Valley! Reception told us we still had time to visit Rainbow Valley Conservation Reserve if we headed out now! So we threw […]Read More Day 7 (Part 2) – Rainbow Valley
Written by: Brandon Sunrise at Uluru After the previous day, we initially set the alarm to wake us at 5:30am so that we could catch the sunrise which was a 45-minute drive to the nearest sunrise viewing platform. But the cold dry morning air woke us up first. Due to passing storms in the area […]Read More Day 7 – Road to Rainbow Valley
Written by: Dian (This post was delayed because of our Real Life™ commitments. Oh well!) We probably did the most sightseeing on Day 6 of our trip. First we explored Kata Tjuta. Next, we visited one of the natural wonders of the world. So here’s part 2! Since it was only midday when we were done with […]Read More Day 6 (Part 2) – Exploring Uluru aka Ayers Rock!
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