Ayers Rock (Now 9 ½ hrs ahead) Arrived at Urulu (Ayers rock) 10am, temp already 39 and heading for 43 today - combine that with a strong hot wind and it was like stepping into a fan oven. As soon as we got to our hotel we noticed the deluge of flies! …… so much so that some guests had taken to wearing face/hat nets - not a good look! Uluru can be found just 10 mins from its tiny airport and exists of a cluster of small hotels and a town square which althou...
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Decided on an early trip to the Blue Mountains some 90k outside of Sydney and rather than go on a tour bus we travelled by local metro and train to Katoomba (gateway to the Blue mountain, 2,500 feet above the city). Unfortunately, as we were going up the clouds were coming down, so by the time we reached our destination we were in thick cloud with no stunning views to be seen! We were so not prepared as still in Lilliput costume(shorts and flip flops) and had ...