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Uluru

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September 30th 2006
Though there are plenty of tours to the Red Centre that take in Uluru (aka Ayers Rock), Kata Tjuta (aka the Olgas), and King's Canyon, none of them offer the flexibility to just stop and take photos wherever and whenever you like. So I signed up for the joy of driving a hire car 1,600km in 4 days, in an area where petrol prices are a good 30% higher than any decent-sized city (and where the petro ... read more
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Australian Flag Aboriginal settlers arrived on the continent from Southeast Asia about 40,000 years before the first Europeans began exploration in the 17th century. No formal territorial claims were made until 1770, when Capt. James COOK took possession in the name... ... read more
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