• Uluru, Australia
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    The Lap of Australia – The End of the Road

    11th June to 17th June Uluru to Tennant Creek After the mammoth of a drive last week, we planned to stay one more night at Uluru so we could see the giant red rock from up close as well as the National Park’s other highlight, Kata Tjuta (The Olgas). Once we were done here, the journey would continue back the way we came straight through the middle of Australia and on up to Darwin. 1,945 kilometres! Monday – Uluru Our Monday morning started early with us joining the 6am convoy into the National Park. It costs $25 per adult to enter the park for three days which is worth it.…

  • Outback Queensland
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    The Lap of Australia – Week Twelve

    4th June to 10th June Cairns to Uluru If you read last week’s instalment, you’ll know that we finally finished road tripping up the East Coast of Australia. Next on our agenda was to travel right to centre of the Australian continent to Uluru. For those who haven’t heard of Uluru (most commonly known as Ayer’s Rock), it’s essentially a huge red rock in the middle of the desert. It is an extremely spiritual place to the local indigenous people and a world-famous tourist attraction. So, this week will mostly be taken up with driving 2,800km through a whole load of emptiness. Not the most exciting of week’s for you…