Travel Blogs from Uluru, Australia

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The Sound of Silence - NT of Australia, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Australia travel blog

The Sound of Silence - NT of Australia

A travel blog entry by cristinaw

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... largest single rock in the world. (The world's largest rock: Mt. Augustus in the Golden Outback region of Western Australia.) Kata Tjuta, also known as The Olgas, are a group of large domed rock formations located about 365 km southwest of ...

The Red Centre, Uluru, Australia travel blog

The Red Centre

A travel blog entry by scootergal

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... before my legs started wobbling. It was a really lovely walk in the early afternoon.   We then drove over to Uluru sunset viewing area with 50 other buses and 1000 other people. Clark dragged out the champagne and munchies and a wonderful ...

Uluru (Ayers Rock), Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Australia travel blog

Uluru (Ayers Rock)

A travel blog entry by kimandrob

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... lookout with the sheer red rock climbing hundreds of metres on either side was utterly sensational.   To paraphrase a former colleague, Uluru-Kata Tjuta may just appear as a load of rocks, but there the most bloody impressive rocks I've ever ...

Sunrise and Flies at the Rock, Uluru, Australia travel blog

Sunrise and Flies at the Rock

A travel blog entry by wanderlustcat

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... the pool. Our camp that night is in the bush, but a less lonely bush I could not imagine, as four other Adventure Tours Australia busses are gathered around the little cabins. We have a camp fire oven with the coals from our bonfire (wood gathered on ...

Sunset and Champers at the Rock, Uluru, Australia travel blog

Sunset and Champers at the Rock

A travel blog entry by wanderlustcat

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... . I pick up a disposable camera at the Cultural Centre, where we learn all about the Anangu (traditional aboriginal owners of Uluru) beliefs and stories surrounding the Rock. We take an interpretative walk along one edge of Uluru, while Firie tells us ...

The Rock, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Australia travel blog

The Rock

A travel blog entry by lizandkev

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... get a good spot to watch the rock slowly change colour as the sun went down. Although a long way from anywhere and hard to get to for both Aussies and tourists I would definitely recommend a trip to the red/green centre to anyone in Australia if they ...

Big Drive For A Rock, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Australia travel blog

Big Drive For A Rock

A travel blog entry by tdv95

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... Far too soon it was time for another long drive to get to Kings Canyon.   Driving through this remote part of Australia was exhausting, in part, because of the need to scan the horizon looking for wandering critters (when you're clipping along at ...

Uluru/Ayers Rock, Uluru, Australia travel blog

Uluru/Ayers Rock

A travel blog entry by alexndean

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... cultural centre to learn a little more about the people who live in the area. It was quite interesting, telling the creation story of Uluru (the Kata Tjutas creation story is a secret) as well as some of the customs and how the people manage to survive in ...

A very spiritual place, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Australia travel blog

A very spiritual place

A travel blog entry by orizarska

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Uluru is not just a rock. It is a very spiritual place, not only for the Aboriginal. It is very, very special.  *** WORLD CHANGE STARTS WITH EDUCATED CHILDREN! Give a girl the life long gift of education! Support my appeal 100 GIRLS ...

Da Red Centa ( Uluru ), Uluru, Australia travel blog

Da Red Centa ( Uluru )

A travel blog entry by anatkramer

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Uluru Base Camp: All Aussie Adventures, Uluru, Australia travel blog

Uluru Base Camp: All Aussie Adventures

A travel blog entry by technotrekker

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... spectators in the light morning drizzle. Very amusing. Erldanda (with the dubious distinction of being geographically dead centre of Australia) and Curtin Creek (beyond impressive Mt Connor) soon followed. All this time Chris, our typically Aussie guide ...

Amazing Uluru and Kata Tjuta, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Australia travel blog

Amazing Uluru and Kata Tjuta

A travel blog entry by tom_hollie_2010

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... years, whilst other researchers estimate that the Aboriginal ancestors arrived here 125,000 years ago. Our next stop was Uluru, Australia's most recognisable natural icon. The world-renowned sandstone formation stands 348m high with most of its bulk ...

The Red Centre Rip Off, Uluru (Ayers Rock), Australia travel blog

The Red Centre Rip Off

A travel blog entry by meercatvinny

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... off charging outrageous prices on everything, including bringing you to the rock. The problem is that any places to stay are about 20km from Uluru so you have to get a lift there. And they are the only ones who can take you there. But, apart from ...

Idolising The Rock Stars, Uluru, Australia travel blog

Idolising The Rock Stars

A travel blog entry by escapetherace

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... , the most famous of its cleavages that leads to a dead-end cliff face and a rock pool. It was now time for Australia's monolithical superstar (edging the Barrier Reef and the opera house by a kangaroo's whisker?) 2.25 miles long, 1.5 miles wide, ...

Uluru National Park - Day 211, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Australia travel blog

Uluru National Park - Day 211

A travel blog entry by christosp

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... . Some really awe inspiring views along the walk, defiantly some of the best scenery I've seen in Australia so far. Returned back to Uhuru for a perfect sunset. Uluru is exactly how I imagined it to be. It glowed with a spectrum of reds as the sun ...

Awesome Rocks!, Uluru, Australia travel blog

Awesome Rocks!

A travel blog entry by emanddave

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... viewing point here and had another sleep before we went to the viewing platform which was in front of Kata Tjuta and you could see Uluru in the distance. Was lovely sunset with a few clouds but this didn't help the rocks go as red as yesterday so was ...

Uluru and the Olgas, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Australia travel blog

Uluru and the Olgas

A travel blog entry by dacraic

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... there. Anyway, the tour guides talk for the majority of the journey explaining the history of Central Australia. They also give you sweets/lollies which kept us happy! We did the Olgas first. You can walk part ...

The Rock, Uluru, Australia travel blog

The Rock

A travel blog entry by stevejames

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Uluru - Ayers Rock - Great Big Red Rock, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Australia travel blog

Uluru - Ayers Rock - Great Big Red Rock

A travel blog entry by nikolassarah

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... .  This is frowned upon by the indigenous community since the entire area is a spiritual centre of the Aboriginals of Australia, but, Uluru is a huge draw for tourists so the government is not going to limit people from climbing up to the top.  ...

Ayers Rock, Uluru, Australia travel blog

Ayers Rock

A travel blog entry by scott_and_amy

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... first European explorer to reach Ayers rock was W.C Gosse on July 19, 1873. -He named it after Sir Henry Ayers, Premier of South Australia -The first true year of tourism of Ayers rock was in 1958 with 2,296 visitors during the year. -1974 saw 58,360 ...

Life on Mars - Day 2, Uluru, Australia travel blog

Life on Mars - Day 2

A travel blog entry by hodge

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... we set of for sunrise at Uluru, before we got there we stopped at the sunset point to get a silhouette view to the sun behind Uluru. The pictures of this are just fantastic, which the red of the sand, yellow of the sun and the dark sky. Onto sunrise ...

Uluru (ayers rock) we couldn't go to ..., Uluru (Ayers Rock), Australia travel blog

Uluru (ayers rock) we couldn't go to ...

A travel blog entry by worldramblings

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ULURU (Ayers Rock) We couldn't go to Australia and not visit Uluru (Ayers Rock). That would be like going to London and not seeing Big Ben! So, we arranged a few days stop-over on our flight from Perth to Cairns. At the airport we were greeted with ...

Uluru, Uluru, Australia travel blog

Uluru

A travel blog entry by kevandsian

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Hi Guys, You can read our update from Uluru in our entry from Cairns, Australia entitled 'Coast to Coast to Coast'. Cheers, K & ...

Red centre, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Australia travel blog

Red centre

A travel blog entry by dazzla

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... Nominee: Obviously I can't nominate myself, so it has to be French Tom for not respecting the Aboriginal wishes and climbing Uluru. Didn't he know that it's a sacred site? Saturday January 17th World Survivor, Day 7 Another early morning so we ...

Climb denied, Uluru (Ayers Rock), Australia travel blog

Climb denied

A travel blog entry by pidgeandpie

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... the carpark on the Northern elevation Wayne's heart sank as he realised that he would just have to make do with a walk around Uluru's perimeter instead. The walk around the base of the rock took around 3hrs from start to finish of which the later part ...

Uluru, Uluru, Australia travel blog

Uluru

A travel blog entry by itsem

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Trip with Mum and ...

The Big Red Rock!, Uluru/Ayers Rock, Australia travel blog

The Big Red Rock!

A travel blog entry by alinmattrtw2005

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... drove back into the national park and visited the cultural centre which explains clearly the Aboriginal culture and traditions, then onto Uluru itself where we walked around some of the rock, saw some Aboriginal art, and marvelled at it standing there so ...

Seeing the Big Rocks, Uluru and Kata Tjuta National Park, Australia travel blog

Seeing the Big Rocks

A travel blog entry by rbisset

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... Uluru in time for sunrise. Didn't see a single car in the 100km's to Yulara which I found a little surprising. The entrance fee to Uluru/Kata Tjuta National Park is a little steep at $25 so we had to make a pit stop at Yulara to get some cash. Navigated ...

Day 239-245: Adelaide to Alice Springs/Uluru, Adelaide > Coober Pedy > Alice Springs > Uluru, Australia travel blog

Day 239-245: Adelaide to Alice Springs/Uluru

A travel blog entry by pauldwade

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Well being in the middle of nowhere I haven't been near a net cafe very often, so I'm doing the whole week in one go before I get the train to Darwin....hence it will be brief and concise...hurrah! Monday 09/05/05: Set the alarm for 6am....when I got ...

Ayers Rock - Uluru National Park, Uluru National Park, Australia travel blog

Ayers Rock - Uluru National Park

A travel blog entry by suenson_taylors

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... a surprising number of people manage to die each year mostly from falling or heart attacks). For similar reasons of safety, Parks Australia would prefer that people did not climb either and the climb is closed about 80% of the time - if the temperature ...

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