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 …
... me when I can't find our car - all white 4WDs look the same to me. It is 5.30pm and I have shorts on! Friday 20th Drove out to Simpson's Gap about 17km west of Alice. There is a sealed bike path all the way from Alice which would have been a nice ride if you weren't going on to other sites. We did the short walk into the gap and then the 1.8km Cassia Hill walk. The gap is one of my favourite sites in Alice which is why we visited again. I ...
... Hill which is a war memorial overlooking the township of Alice. Then off to Macca's for a fix - Josh very happy & then to a computer shop & Kmart for an egg flip!! Yes I forgot it & you really can't do without one - eggs pancakes. Then we went to the Alice Springs Reptile Centre. Every type of lizard & snake you can imagine was there & we got ...
Freemantle was our destination of choice today. We quickly read up on the things to do and set off in our car.
First stop Freemantle Gaol where we did a tour. The conditions are really confronting and this jail was only closed in the 90's. Richard of course was chosen for the strip search routine. We were taken through as if we were prisoners. ...
... backs of the vineyards and up and down the country lanes and roads.
At our last stop we enjoyed a lovely platter of cheeses and cold meats. A very enjoyable experience.
We then decided not to ...
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