Strolling around in Adelaide, luggage stored in a luggage locker at bus station. Staying in the cool shadow of some trees for lunch, listening to sound-check for Carols in candle light later the same evening. Buying blue tinsel. After all it is Lucia today.
Along the road in this area several opal mines are easily spotted. Then again Coober Pedy calls itself "Opal capital of the world".
Mailing post cards in Marla.
Seeing the Anmatjere man in Aileron. Memorial to Charlie Quartpot, rainmaker.
Leg stretching in Kulgera.
Waking up in the desert, going for a morning walk to a nice spot for photo shooting Uluru in sunrise, admiring the shifting in colours of the monolith.Descending in Alice Springs, enjoying an eucalyptus-scented afternoon walk in and beside Todd river.
Alighting Greyhound in Alice Springs, leaving luggage in the office of another bus company, with permission from staff, going for a walk in the 41 degree C heat exploring this confounding city in the middle of The Red Centre. In Alice Springs there's a building that used to be the very first
Stretching legs in the heat of the desert night. An discovering that my backpack was travelling with domestic mangoes :-D!
Stepped out of the air conditioned bus into the 39 degree C heat in Kathrine.
Discovering the city of Darwin today. I found a pathway through a park leading down to the shore. Walked along the tree rimmed shoreline in low tide, taking in the bursting life at feet level. In fact one of the crabs was so brave it actually stood strong at my approach, its claws up in the air in