Alice Springs to Uluru – I didn’t climb Uluru and nor should you!

The adventurer inside of me was SCREAMING out to climb Uluru (aka Ayers Rock) in Australia.  What does it look like from the top?  I heard there were water holes up there, can they be seen?  Could I psychically get up there…sounds like a challenge, look there’s even a rope to help!  BUT I didn’t.  The responsible side of me took over.  Not only is it steep and dangerous (I saw people sliding back down on their bums!), the Aboriginals ask you not to out of respect.

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Exploring Lancelin Sand Dunes Western Australia

After getting a taste for Australia in 2008, I really wanted to go back and road trip the west coast, escape the cities and experience ‘outback’ Australia.  Lancelin Sand Dunes were one of my highlights from my 7 day Western Australia road trip.  I don’t think I’ve ever seen so much WHITE sand in my life!  The town of Lancelin is just a short 90 minute drive north of Perth, making it an easy day trip from the city! Continue reading “Exploring Lancelin Sand Dunes Western Australia”