Travel Blogs from Alice Springs
This morning we didn't do much at all! This afternoon though we all went to the school of the air, the school of the air is where children can go to school via the internet and still be at home.
They do it this way because some of them live more than 500km from the nearest town. They spend 4 hours a day doing school work with either their mum or a tutor that ...
Ahhh decent coffee, finally. While there is no mobile coverage in the outback, you can buy a cappuccino ev-er-y-where. However, unless you have wiped out your taste buds you probably don't want to. Even after filtering, the taste of the bore water is obvious. And Long Life milk, don't even go there. Fourth day running with completely cloudless skies. Winter here is great! A ...
Early start! Up just before 6am, on the road by 6:35am! It was still very dark and very quiet. The sunrise was cool - girls took many photo's. Stopped briefly at Kulgera Roadhouse - funky place! Kids loved it - we will stop in there again and spend a night on the My Swag tour next week. They had lots of souvenirs/gifts there. The guy that served us was friendly and gave us a helpful booklet with maps, ...
Another Sunday without attending worship and I missed it, but there are certainly no churches at Kings Canyon. Instead we packed and left on Larapinta Drive, heading for Alice Springs. This was the dustiest road we have encountered, and also perhaps the most corrugated – not huge corrugations, but relentless ones which rattled and shook our bones and luggage for over 200 kms. David was pleased that he'd taped over the bolt holes ...
... machine :)) in the car. As we were deflating our tyres for the dirt road a truckie with a triple oil tanker asked if we could help 10km up the road where it is winding and narrow and he takes up all the road. Normally has someone from the oil field to come and stop any traffic coming the other way but cannot raise them on his radio. So we went through first and watched for anyone coming which they didn't. We ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsVatu Sanctuary Alice Springs
A great free standing town house. 2 bedroom. One bathroom.
This apartment supplied everything.even a pool,and an area for an open fire.
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