The semi-permanent bushcamp on the Ormiston Creek Bed.
Finke River. The Finke has followed its present course for about 100 million years but parts are believed to date back 340 million years, well before the time of dinosaurs, apparently.
Annie is one our guides – knowledgeable, funny and a fabulously good cook!
The bushcamp kitchen. There’s definitely no roughing it!
Beautiful desert flowers
One of our guides, Ash, in her bathrobe enjoying breakfast! 🙂
Another colourful one
Glamping in the outback includes private tent, swag, bean bag, Luci solar light… and when dinner is ready, you will hear the dingo howl 🙂
Matches the pack!
The Hidden Valley
The Hidden Valley – hard to imagine these mountains used to be as high as the Rockies. Then again, these are much, much older.
On the way to Ormiston Pound
Susanna and Ormiston Pound
We made it to the summit of Mt Sonder in time for sunrise.
Our guides – with bathrobes again on the summit of Mt Sonder.
On the way back from Mt Sonder
Ayers Rock or Uluru. It is sacred to indigenous Australians and is thought to have started forming around 550 million years ago.
Field of Light – a large scale art installation. https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/gallery/2016/mar/23/field-of-light-magical-installation-at-uluru-in-pictures
The red-rock domes of the Kata Tjuta, also known as “The Olgas”.
Lovely walking in Kata Tjuta
That’s what I call a lookout!
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