Gosse Bluff and Namatjira’s House

Mereenie Loop After a sound night’s sleep we were on the road early. First stop was the Mount Sonder lookout. The sun was rising and casting a lovely morning light over the vast expanse of trees and the face of the mountain in the distance. The colours constantly changed as the sun rose. Two groups…

West MacDonnell Ranges

Heading west Early on Sunday morning, we hit the road and headed for the West MacDonnell Ranges. It was glorious weather – cool, but sunny. First stop was Simpson’s Gap. A leisurely stroll into our first gorge gave us a taste of the colours and contrasts to come over the next week or so. We…

The Red Centre Way

“Well, we’re not in the middle of nowhere, but we can see it from here.” This has to be one of my favourite quotes from Thelma and Louise, the classic movie about a girls’ road trip gone wild. Whilst my amazing Ma and I are not exactly Thelma and Louise, we certainly had some hilarious…