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The gorgeous Larapinta Trail  
   

The gorgeous Larapinta Trail

The Larapinta Trail: Bootbreaker and Blistermaker

April 25th 2014
After the success of the Bay of Fires walk, I was keen for another walking holiday, and after a little bit of research elected the Larapinta Trail as my next challenge. Starting and finishing just out of Alice Springs, I was lured in with memories of beautiful landscapes that I hadn't properly explored in my previous visit, and promises that the Larapinta Trail is "one of Australia's most spectacu ... read more
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25th May 2014

Impressive
You never cease to amaze me Rachael...not aiming for casual strolls...only hard slogs will do. Your allergy to Buffel Grass inflaming your legs was clearly a downer...but you never aimed to make it a stroll in the park. Is that allergy familiar to the organizers or medicos?
25th May 2014

Buffel grass
That might be the last hard slog for a while, I'm definitely up for a casual stroll now! No, nobody had seen anything quite like my legs before. The heat aggravated it, which really didn't help at all. It disappeared eventually, so not all bad I guess :)

Tot: 0.333s; Tpl: 0.02s; cc: 33; qc: 129; dbt: 0.0378s; 1; m:saturn w:www (104.131.125.221); sld: 3; ; mem: 1.7mb