Day 294: Kings Canyon

One word: Acrophobia What was I thinking?? I didn’t sign up for this. I hate heights, I can’t stand it. I remember visiting the Intrepid in grade school, and it was the worst class trip ever. However with age comes a certain amount of confidence and I’ve noticed a decrease in my fear of heights.…

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Day 293: Kata Tjuta

Kata Tjuta Kata Tjuta The Outback holds no prisoners…. Unknown remains where we collected our firewood! Kata Tjuta, also known as The Olgas, are a group of large domed rock formations. The alternative name, The Olgas, comes from the tallest peak, Mt. Olga. The hike was about 6 or so miles (9km) and took the better part of…

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Day 292: Uluru – Ayers Rock

The ride through the Outback looked like this the whole weekend The loneliest gas station Uluru  Today we left Alice Springs at 6:15am. Left on a small bus with a group of people we’d get to know along the way. Kissed our asses and civilization goodbye! Prayed our Ipod and Camera batteries would last at…

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Day 291: We’ll be OUTBACK

Statue in front of the “Second Hand” store in Alice Springs We finally made it to the Australian Outback!! So excited we don’t even know what to do with ourselves! Funny, not many Aussie’s we’ve met have actually been to the Outback. Which doesn’t surprise me since many American’s have never been to the Grand Canyon…

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