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Travel Blogs from Alice Springs
... Air conditioning - Lots of people ask us how we go with the air conditioning. Now that the driver's window can be wound up and down the whole system on the BGC is working much better! Arcana chooks - lay beautiful small blue eggs we looked after these in Bega and Kununnurra. Poached eggs for breakfast. Delicious. Atlantic Soul Classics is a great sing along compilation that everyone chirps along to. Especially BABY ...
... seen that sort of thing before but here the unique hunting behaviours of 4 species of raptor were on show right in front of us. I managed to fluke two photos, one of the wedge tail eagle at full stretch and another of the barn owl doing a low pass amongst the audience. I could watch that sort of thing for hours. Last night we went on a 1 1/2 hr night walk through an area with bilby, marla (brought back from the edge of extinction), ...
... we had another thermal cooker meal prepared before leaving this morning and cooking as we travelled using residual heat. We are also battery powered tonight for the cooler, light, and CPAP machines. So all systems are GO at the Earley campsite, if it were not for the flies! What is it about the outback and flies? And not just flies, but the "sticky" variety that want nothing less than to crawl up every orifice and literally suck the moisture off ...
This morning we packed up camp and then headed out for the third of the major walks on Fred's list. It was a walk that circumnavigated a mountain. At first it seemed easy and dull and we were wondering why it was considered a "great" walk. One of the points of interest was the former ranger house which was flooded in 1988. The ranger and his family had to climb to a cave on the hillside above the ...
... rounded boulders some of which perch precariously on top of each other( see photo shoot). A dangerous place to be if the earth was to move suddenly. This is classics Yr 11 geography but a bit far for an excursion. A blustery wind spoilt the evening and forced us inside early. Today 26 April we are heading as far as Dunmarra for an overnighter at the caravan park at the road house. Coffee and Anzacs again for morning tea and then chicken rolls and tea for lunch ...
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