Travel Blogs from Palm Valley, Australia

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Surviving the bumps, Palm Valley, Australia travel blog

Surviving the bumps

A travel blog entry by rfjagger

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... the hour with the last 4 kms deteriorating into rock hopping and sand sliding. Finally at 3.00 pm we arrived at the heart of Palm Valley. This is famous for 25 m high red cabbage palms and cycads, which are relics from when central Australia was a rain ...

Palms and dingoes, Finke Gorge National Park and Palm Valley, Australia travel blog

Palms and dingoes

A travel blog entry by atlarge

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... left our camper trailer in Alice Springs and packed up the car for a few days in the West McDonnell Ranges via Hermannsburg, and Palm Valley in the Finke Gorge National Park. We stopped in Hermannsburg for pies, petrol, ice and water, and chatted to the ...

Eine Oase in der trockenen Gegend, Palm Valley, Australia travel blog

Eine Oase in der trockenen Gegend

A travel blog entry by franziskahassan

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... Anlage ist gepüzterlt und so grün dass doch schon ein Abo am Rasenmähen ist.. Dann geht fahrt weiter ins Palm Valley, mit Bachquerungen, Sand- und Geröllpiste und wir können wieder mal den Vierradantrieb gebrauchen. Beim Zeltplatz 4 km vor dem Ende ...

Palm Valley Visit, Palm Valley, Australia travel blog

Palm Valley Visit

A travel blog entry by pumpedforaction

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... manages the Tourist Park and Arts Centre. Terrific bloke who is indeed very busy. Drove the 34km back to the turn off to Palm Valley and then bumped in on consistently rough and occasionally tricky 4WD track. This is a sensational place with over 1200 Red ...

Palm Valley, Palm Valley, Australia travel blog

Palm Valley

A travel blog entry by travln

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... very slow going.  You could see lots of scrape marks on the rocks where people with not so high clearance had attempted it! But Palm Valley was worth the drive in.  It is really beautiful.  We did a walk part way along the base and then up ...

jurassic palms, Palm Valley, Australia travel blog

jurassic palms

A travel blog entry by adriananddenise

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Nov 15, 2010, Palm Valley, Australia travel blog

Nov 15, 2010

A travel blog entry by siblysgotroppo

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Tnorala, Gosse Bluff, Palm Valley, Australia travel blog

Tnorala, Gosse Bluff

A travel blog entry by wurley

Tnorala, (Gosse Bluff) is a conservation reserve which preserves an ancient meteor crater. Around about 140 million years ago a meteor hit the earth and created a 20 kilometer crater, what's left is a 6 kilometer diameter crater (because it's been ...

Day 21 - Palm Valley, second night, Palm Valley, Australia travel blog

Day 21 - Palm Valley, second night

A travel blog entry by guy_reen

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Time to face up to this (as John Y described it) "interesting drive" into Palm Valley itself.   The first rocky hurdle was just around the corner from the camp, and there were plenty of others to come, such as bumpy bare rock creek crossings ...

Palm Valley, Palm valley, Australia travel blog

Palm Valley

A travel blog entry by jorgengelen

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Palm ...

Day 20 - Palm Valley, Palm Valley, Australia travel blog

Day 20 - Palm Valley

A travel blog entry by guy_reen

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We were ready for the most adventurous part of our trip - the notorious 4WD drive route to Palm Valley. We reached the left turn to Hermannsburg where the road turned to gravel and stopped to let down our tyres appropriately. A moment later a Hermannsburg ...

Pumping off road in Palm Valley, Palm Valley, Australia travel blog

Pumping off road in Palm Valley

A travel blog entry by eat_our_dust

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Left Kings Canyon and headed out on the Mereenie Loop road - heading for Alice Springs via Palm Valley for lunch. Mereenie Loop was in pretty good nick - not very corrugated and not much bulldust (except in the cab of the HiLux!). We encountered camels, ...

Low range 4WD, Palm Valley, Finke Gorge National Park, Australia travel blog

Low range 4WD

A travel blog entry by cornelson8363

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Access to Palm Valley, in Finke River National Park, is 4WD from just outside Hermannsburg.  Most tourists travel there on a tour.  As the ute was being serviced in Alice Springs, we hired a Pajero for a couple of days.  Check out Jane's ...

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