Travel Blogs from Alice Springs
Leisurely morning. Took our time getting up (7 am) relaxing breakfast then waited for our taxi to pick us up at 11am. Paid for by the railway. A 15 min ride to the airport where found our gate and whiled away a couple of hours. Our flight was on time ( Virgin Australia airlines) a comfortable 2 hrs ride though bumpy at times as we went up and down through clouds. Arrived in Alice Springs around 3pm. Interesting as ...
... sleep last night then? – M.)
We decided to self-cater these 2 nights in the motel as there is a kitchen for preparing meals and a BBQ if you want it, as well as a full-size fridge in the room (where M has discovered 2 frozen microwaveable pasties have been left in the freezer). We waited for the heat of the sun to subside a bit and walked to the nearby supermarket; we decided on prawn salad tonight. Grey and pink parrots are squawking around the telephone wires. When ...
... the caravan and because it gets worse. We see mobs of wild horses on the way. There is a electric grid to stop the wild horses getting through into the park.
We are heading into Palm Valley which is down even worse roads with the last bit as sever off road driving, with high clearance vehicles only.
We still want to get in here as Palm valley provides refuge for around 3000 Red cabbage palms, livistona mariae , found no ...
... indigenous artists come together to interpret their Dreaming stories and their beliefs about country through a variety of media. Two significant art regions are Utopia, dominated by women artists who interpret their traditional roles as food gatherers through their art work and Papunya representing the Central and Western Dessert areas. We take the opportunity to explore the many Aboriginal Galleries specialising in their work.
We take the opportunity for a little retail ...
... cool croc waters Our fears evaporated by burning sun Together we make more juvenile fun So time takes our morning quickly Further through the driving distance Meets our afternoon adventure We paddle a slow pace apon the water Struggling to be straight or strong enough Doubling our distance with a wiggle But yet doubled over in fits of giggles And in awe of the gorge that surrounds So triumph of well worked muscles Deserves a reward ...
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