Catch Us Camping in the MacDonnell Mountain Ranges

Beautiful and weather-beaten, the MacDonnell Mountain Ranges that stretch 400km across the desert in Central Australia, are a different world with spectacular gorges, mountain gaps, chasms and natural swimming holes. The ranges spread east and west of Alice Springs and known respectively as the East and West MacDonnells.  They are 600 meters above sea level…

Catch us Camping in Gorgeous Gorges

Our second day in the West MacDonnell Ranges was more interesting than the first, which had already been amazing. We left Ellery Creek Big Hole before lunch heading west towards Ormiston Gorge where we hoped to camp for the night. Back on the main road we followed the ranges stopping frequently to play with our…

Catch Us Camping at Mount Isa

You sit up and take notice when, after hundreds of kilometres, the countryside changes. When the relentless flat tussock plains give way to ruddy outcrops and the ground supports trees and some greenery you can feel your spirit lift. This is how it must be in the doldrums. Nothing for days and then a puff…