Monthly Archives: May 2012

Central Australia, NT. The Scone Drought Continues.

Northern Territory Round Up Nobody for miles until we reach the airport where it’s teaming with passengers coming and going. Surprised to find their are direct flights from Cairns and Perth for the whistle stop Australia tours and it’s about … Continue reading

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Ayers Rock-Uluru, NT. A Monsterous Delight *****5 stars

Face to Face Around the Base of Uluru Heading back home today but certainly not before we’ve done the 10.6 km Base Walk around Ayers Rock-Uluru. It just means we have to be packed, have a hearty breakfast and manage … Continue reading

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Kata Tjuta and Uluru, NT. CAVOK and a Bird’s Eye View.

A Magnificent Sunset CAVOK, That’s helicopter talk for good visibility and means a stunning view of Kata Tjuta-The Olgas and Uluru-Ayers Rock. Today, the ride with Ayers Rock Helicopters was smooth and gave fantastic views of the sunset from our … Continue reading

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The Olgas-Kata Tjuta, NT. Exploring the Red Centre.

Taking Time to Pause a While ¬†Still time before it’s too hot to visit Walpa Gorge where fortunately there’s plenty of welcome shade and only a short walk to the viewing platform at the end. My trusty compass is rather … Continue reading

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River Cottage, UK. A Yummy Scone Recipe.

At Last, a Recipe! Dear Sconquest Followers, My apologies for not including recipes before now. I have endeavoured to find the copyright and get permission for the Commonsense Cookery Scones and the popular Wizz in the Kitchen food processor scones … Continue reading

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The Olgas, Kata Tjuta,NT. Just Addicted to Rocks.*****5stars

A Winning Trifecta What a wonderful combination, Kings Canyon, Ayers Rock-Uluru and the Olgas-Kata Tjuta. Why would you come all this way and miss seeing any of them? They are truly superb, uniquely different to each other and MASSIVE. Kings … Continue reading

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Ayers Rock, NT. To Climb or Not to Climb Uluru.

Your Choice, Your Responsibility Another early start at Ayers Rock this morning. Beautifully crisp, cool morning, just right for walking. If your considering walking around or climbing Ayers Rock here’s the visitors guide with maps for Uluru-Kata Tjuta¬†National Park. There … Continue reading

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