BEST WESTERN Elkira Court Motel
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Despite last night's dry assertion from a local that the distance from Renner Springs to Alice was 'girl’s stuff’, we have made this our base for tonight, after 670 kms. David’s doing all the driving on this trip and needs to keep fresh and alert. We had a long break at Tennant Creek where we found a Greek café which sold good …
We're up early for our flight down to Uluru (Ayer's Rock) where we'll be swapping the warm humid tropical climate of Cairns for the hot and dry desert climate of the red centre (the latter is much more preferable!) Linda managed to blag a couple of seats on the left of the plane so we get decent views over Uluru as we coming in for landing. We …
Ryan’s Great Adventure
The Ryan adventure is slowly coming to an end
We are sad and a little glad, let’s not pretend!
We have seen the beauty of the Northern Territory
And have heard and learnt many a story
Of Indigenous and animal and science and rocks
Red sand in our hair, our eyes and our socks!!!
We have laughed and ...
... This gave a picture of life in the first European settlement in Alice Springs. The buildings were beautifully preserved and it was an interesting place to visit. This area has a sad history too as it was where many of the children who had been stolen from their parents had been taken. Charlie Perkins was born here. It was easy to be moved to tears after reading some of the accounts of the terrible things that had been done to these families. It had been a ...
... rock was cleaned and garnets found we took the equipment back then got the garnets checked and graded. Out of the 100 or so stones we got 4 - 3's, 4 - 3.25's, 5 - 4's, 1 - 5's and 2 - 7x4's, a great lot. We then looked at what they could be had into rings and earrings. After checking them out Dean was happy for us to get a ring had up of 2 of the 4's and the 5 and a set ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsBEST WESTERN Elkira Court Motel Alice Springs
Excellent Staff - very friendly and sorted me out with free internet in the lobby when wifi was down. Good Value
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