Pyjama parade up Walpa Gorge - Uluru June 12th 2014 Nothing like a steaming cup of coffee (courtesy of Lourens) to kick start a hike up the gorge. The boys were lifted into the bus in their PJ’s at the last minute. It was icy cold for most of the morning. We drove into the Kata-Tjuta National Park once more, this time to watch the sunrise over Kata-Tjuta. Whereas I found Uluru sombre, oppressive, secretive and forbidding, even dirty; this morning ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Northern Territory » Kata Tjuta 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
Every 15 months or so we hit the global trail. We take photos, meticulously keep notes of which number is which photo, and note what we were doing at the time; forgetting of course about time lines and getting us and the camera hopelessly muddled on the dates when we return to civilisation. We zealously collect brochures and little scraps of momento's for the all time scrap album.
Alas the photos get stuck into their little meaningless date folders and we have our little arguments when we go through the photos about what happened where and when to the utter boredom of our loved ones; who ... full info