Category: Adventure

I did my first overnight hike!

Listen up friends, because I finally did it. I completed my first overnight hike on the Larapinta Trail. the experience wasn’t without its ups and downs, but I couldn’t be more proud of myself

Walking the Emily Gap to Jessie Gap Trail

Hiking the Emily Gap to Jessie Gap trail.

Post Rain Adventures at John Hayes Rock Hole

Swimming in John Hayes Rock Hole

During the first 12 days of November this year, Alice received almost 200 millimeters of rainfall, with over 100 milliliters occurring within the space of 24hrs last Wednesday. Just to put this into a bit of context, Alice Springs is an arid zone, meaning… Continue Reading “Post Rain Adventures at John Hayes Rock Hole”

Hiking Section 1 of the Larapinta Trail

Taking a Helicopter Over the Red Centre

Scenic flight over the Red Centre, Australia showing the constrast of reds and greens.

I could feel my nervousness start to build as I stood on the tarmac listening to the safety briefing delivered by Sarah, our pilot for the day. My tummy felt like it had half a million three-winged butterflies in it vying for flying space.… Continue Reading “Taking a Helicopter Over the Red Centre”

Koalas, Waterfalls and Getting Lost

Where we’re at: I’m finally getting around to posting about an Adenaide adventure from September 2020. We contemplated our options as we faced the fork in the road. It was not the first fork we’d come across, but by this time we were sure… Continue Reading “Koalas, Waterfalls and Getting Lost”

Wandering at Wiggles Waterhole

As mentioned in some of my previous posts, the Red Centre has recently received a lot of much needed rain, and as a result many of the surrounding waterholes that are usually dirt dry are full. One of the little known waterholes in Alice… Continue Reading “Wandering at Wiggles Waterhole”

SUP Boarding at Ellery Creek Big Hole

If you’re anything like me, you have probably seen all of those amazing photos of people magestically gliding across the water on stand-up paddle boards. Seeing these photos ignited a dream for me and SUP boarding became a hot item on my bucket list.

Outdoor Orchestras and Saying Yes

I’m gazing up at the striking blue sky of Central Australia. My vision is guided by the looming red walls of Simpsons Gap. White, fluffy clouds drift overhead. The breeze picks up and I huddle even more under my thin blanket. The sounds of… Continue Reading “Outdoor Orchestras and Saying Yes”

Bucket List: Visit Uluru and Kata Tjuta

Red Uluru at sunrise

I put my belongings into the back seat of my friend’s ranger and hopped up into the passenger seat. I was terribly excited because in 4 short hours I was going to be in the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park and would be ticking one of my biggest bucket list items off.