Three Best Words to Describe Australia

Goodbye Australia… I leave, I’m thinking about the three best words to describe Australia. I’ve decided upon the following: DIVERSE: Australia offers an enticing array of cultures, ethnic groups, geologic land forms, world-class cities, and remote rural locales. VAST: Australia is not the biggest country in the world. But it’s huge in a way that … Read more

The Lesser-Visited Olgas, Kata Tjuta National Park

Despite being equally as impressive and just as beautiful as Ayers Rock (some say more beautiful), The Olgas are the less-visited geological formation at Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in central Australia. Located just 27 miles from Ayers Rock, the Olgas are a series of rounded domes that poke their heads above the sand dunes covering … Read more

Australia’s Red Centre, Ayers Rock (Uluru)

In the very center of the Australian continent is a vast and featureless desert of red sand and scrub vegetation that stretches in all directions as far as the eye can see. Only two features relieve this otherwise monotonous landscape – the giant red sandstone monolith known as Ayers Rock and the lesser-known conglomerate hills … Read more