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Battling Loneliness in the Australian Outback

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 05.20.2017 | Travel
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

Australia is a big part of my life, having married an Aussie and having spent the formative years of 19-21 in Sydney as a Rabbinical student. I return...

Middle Australia: A Trip for All Senses. Part Two

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 04.03.2015 | Travel
Sidonie Sawyer

This is Australia's Northern Territory. It's dawn at Uluru. The loud clapping woke us up. We found out later that the gardeners outside have to beat the pathways around the various parts of the hotels in order to chase away any unwanted animals that could have lodged in some hole somewhere during the night.

Middle Australia, a Trip for All Senses - Part One

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 03.28.2015 | Travel
Sidonie Sawyer

It's rough. The soil is hard and red, soft and warm at the same time. The shades of the rock are not really calming at all, nothing refreshing like the shade of a tree or a market umbrella. This is the center of Australia, this is aboriginal Uluru.

The Art of Not Doing: The Red Centre, Northern Territory, Australia

Richard Bangs | Posted 03.14.2015 | Travel
Richard Bangs

In the eager pool of morning light there rises The Rock. It is perhaps the most iconic symbol of the implacable indifferences of inhospitable landscapes, its dimensions timeless, unsummarized. And I want to climb it.

An Aussie Out of Water: 3 Nights in the Outback

Dominique Kane | Posted 02.07.2015 | Travel
Dominique Kane

It was a blistering 35 degrees Celsius, but I was so preoccupied by my new surroundings that I barely noticed the heat. As I started the ignition of my rental car, my nerves tingled. I'm alone, in the desert. I'm going to be driving around in the desert, alone.

Top 10 Reasons to Visit the Northern Territory of Australia

Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson | Posted 01.13.2015 | Travel
Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson

1. Uluru or Ayers Rock: An impressively large, red sandstone monolith rising from the Central Australian desert. A spiritual and sacred place for the ...

A Journey Through Australia's Northern Territory

Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson | Posted 01.12.2015 | Travel
Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson

I had been to Australia more than 10 years ago and spent time exploring bustling Sydney and beautiful Cairns. Two of my most favorite places ever!

How to Navigate Your Glamping Choices in Australia

Sherry Ott | Posted 11.09.2014 | Travel
Sherry Ott

The word glamorous can mean different thing to different people. Being someone who believes glamour is simply wearing makeup, I'm guessing that my definition of glamorous is pretty different than say Kim Kardashian.

18 Reasons Why Australia Is Travel Heaven

minube | Posted 07.27.2014 | Travel
minube

With it's vast and varied landscapes, unique wildlife, and white-sand beaches, Australia is one of the most interesting continents around.

Ten Things to Do at Ayers Rock

Kalpana Sunder | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Kalpana Sunder

Ayer's Roc, also called Uluru, is the spiritual and geographical center of the Australian continent. The best times to see the rock is at sunset and sunrise, when the light seems to change the colors of the rocks from a burnished orange to a deep mauve.

Awed By Uluru (PHOTOS)

Paul Steele | Posted 10.19.2011 | Travel
Paul Steele

Rising over a thousand feet up from the flat red desert of central Australia stands Uluru, a sandstone megalith that embodies the history, mystery and culture of the Outback.

13 Reasons Everyone Should Travel (PHOTOS)

Michael Hodson | Posted 09.19.2011 | Travel
Michael Hodson

I left on a quest to make it around the world without taking a single airplane. Sixteen months, forty-four countries, and six continents later I succeeded, and I never left the ground.