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Travel Blogs from Alice Springs
... 1/3 are Aborigines.
Alice Springs had erected a statue of some historic dude with a long gun in his hand and the Aborigines raised their voice against it being placed in a prominent place because he had used the gun to kill quite a number of their their ancestors. Merrin said it was taken down and put away, but as we drove around the corner there it was, back up. So maybe what I am thinking this is still very much a frontier town.
... presence. I listened to music and watched the desert disappear and change into grass land, as we entered the more tropical part of the country.
The rest of the night I hung out with two of the people that guy tried to set me up with. We tried to plan some adventures but our schedules were too different and it didn't work out.
... him Captain James Tit, he was thrilled. Captain James almost immediately identified and isolated his first target, a pretty teacher called Fleur, newly wed but on the trip alone as her husband had already been out to Uluru. Fleur was summoned to sit in the front seat next to James and that was where she remained for the rest of the trip, mastering the art of nervous laughter whenever Captn James made an inappropriate remark! One of the first stops we did outside of Alice was at ...
... over them, posing for photos, away from the rest of the group, unsurprisingly Annalise choose to join us! We piled back into the minibus and travelled further south. It was hot, it had shifted from a humid heat to a dry heat and at every gas station we would get ice lollies to help us cool off. We were looking forward to Alice Springs, even more so when we realised we were the only ones from the group staying in Alice Lodge, the rest had a different backpackers as they ...
... in the open air under the stars and opted for a tent, good move as there were two dust storms and heavy rain during the night. Toilet and shower block 5 minute walk down the road shared with other campers and many, many strange insects never seen before by man! The night sky on the walk down there was stunning. Spikes Adventures Nanny, Grandad and Spike travelled in a bus for a long journey to see a big, big rock, it was a very red colour. On the way ...
Other places to stay in Alice Springs
41 Gap Road, Alice Springs | 3 star hostelfrom $40
Cnr Parsons Street and Leichhardt Terrace, Alice Springs | Hostelfrom $32
3 Larapinta Drive, Alice Springs | 3 star hostelfrom $43
6 Khalick St, Alice Springs | Hostelfrom $41
Traeger Avenue, Alice Springs | Hostelfrom $31
4 Mueller Street, Alice Springs | Hostelfrom $29