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Boulia to Longreach: landing at Lark Quarry

Sunday 29 March 2009
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Slowly we are leaving the Outback and getting back to the crowded areas. Today we move on to the East, we fly to Longreach with a landing at Lark Quarry. Since there is so much to show and tell, I have split this track up into 3 posts. This is the first one.

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Alice Springs to Boulia

Saturday 28 March 2009
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Time to leave the “big city” and move on to Boulia. Boulia???? Yes, it does exist. And yes, it’s not that big or interesting… We are on our way to the coast and we are too far inland to get there in just 1 day. Boulia is therefore just a “one-nighter”.

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Alice Springs

Friday 27 March 2009
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After all the small towns in the Outback, we have now arrived in the “big city” Alice Springs. Well with a population of about 26000 it’s far bigger than the other towns (Birdsville had about 60 - 80 and a place like Charleville about 3500 people). So we have a “shopping mall”, several restaurants and bars etc. We will stay one day here and Clare has organized a nice tour again.

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Ayers Rock to Alice Springs

Thursday 26 March 2009
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Today we will see all sorts of highlights, so I will be a passenger and Clare will fly the plane. This will allow Clare to do some time flying here and gives me the opportunity to take loads of pictures;-)

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Uluru or Ayers Rock

Wednesday 25 March 2009
AustraliaWalkingAir SafariRed Centre Tour

Today we will walk along Uluru (also known as Ayers Rock) and find out what it’s all about. Therefore we booked a guided tour with somebody that knows a lot of the rock, its history and the people that used to live around it: the Aboriginal people. Since our tour guide does not speak English, we also have a translator.

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