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Time to find the big rock

Tuesday 24 March 2009
AustraliaFlyingAir SafariRed Centre Tour

Today we will fly to one of the most famous and popular places in Australia: Uluru.

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Coober Pedy

Monday 23 March 2009
AustraliaWalkingAir SafariRed Centre Tour

We are in Coober Pedy and today we will learn a bit more about opals and the area around this town. And the best way to do all this is by having a guide. So, we ended up with Gunther. As the name suggest he is from Germany and came to Coober Pedy a long time ago to search for opals. So he is an expert now and stopped digging holes in the ground to find these stones. Nowadays Gunther organises bustours to show people like us around.

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Coober Pedy here we come

Sunday 22 March 2009
AustraliaFlyingAir SafariRed Centre Tour

On to our next stop: Coober Pedy. This place is all about opals. But first we need to get there and thus we need to fuel up and say goodbye to Birdsville.

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Birdsville

Saturday 21 March 2009
AustraliaWalkingAir SafariRed Centre Tour

Today we will not fly, but will have a look around in the world famous town of Birdsville. Since it can be very hot here, we decided to have an early walk, have breakfast and then on to the local museum. And so we did.

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On to Birdsville

Friday 20 March 2009
AustraliaFlyingAir SafariRed Centre Tour

Yesterday we flew to Charleville and today we will move on to Birdsville via Windorah where we will have lunch and fuel up the aircraft. This is a much longer track than that of yesterday. Now we are really going to enter the outback.

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