Diplomat Alice Springs
Travel Blogs from Alice Springs
Woke up and started to pack...and sweep and sweep the red dirt away. Drove an hour and a half into Alice Springs, visited the lovely Dump station and then drove to our hotel and packed and cleaned!. We were very sad to say goodbye to our Apollo beast. We didn't break down, kill any animals or have to change a tyre (even though we did test out a few …
We had a quiet (rest) day in Alice today.
I went for a run around the eastern suburb this morning before breakfast.
Later in the morning we went shopping for some shoes for Heather. Heather also bought some fabric remnants with aboriginal art on them. She posted them to herself in Wonthaggi. We also sent off some postcards.
Another early start.
Breakfast at 5:30 and on the road at 6:20 to Kings Canyon.
I went on the long 6km walk with the guide and about half
the group while Heather and the others went on the shorter valley walk.
Our walk started with a massive climb almost straight up
the cliff face. Once up there …
I went for an early run this morning along the Todd River
to the original Alice Springs telegraph station. I saw the original
"spring" which is not actually a spring but a place where the granite
under the sand traps the pooled water.
Later this morning I went for a walk up and around goat
hill, which is on the …
We were up at 2am to catch the 3am bus to Alice Springs this morning.
The bus trip covered about 480km and was 6 hours long with one stop on the way (Aileron). I slept a little, listened to some music, read and enjoyed a great sunrise.
We couldn't check in until 1pm so we had a pretty good look around and visited John Flynn's …
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- Swimming pool
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- Room service
- Business Services