Brisbane - Alice Springs March 7th 2007 When we decided that public transport was rubbish, we didn't expect to be driving for 3000km across the outback to save a bit of cash. However the experience was well worth it.
We set off from the youth hostel on Wed 28th with a guy called Simon who we met a few nights before after replying to his offer of a lift to Ayres Rock if we split petrol money. It was going to work out a bit cheaper than ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Northern Territory » Alice Springs 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