Heading Bush Day 8 - WatarrkaApril 17, 2017 in Australia ⋅
Amazing walk (6.4km) at Watarrka (King's Canyon).
Heading along the Larapita Drive (most beautiful red road) Corbin spotted a thorny devil at the side of the road, slammed the brakes on and ran back to pick it up to show us. They eat ants, several hundred a day. Good! Also saw our first camel. These days they are caught and exported back to the Middle East.
On the same road I experienced a moment of utter beauty when we first caught site of Tnorala meteor crater. We visited the next day 😎
Had a great campsite in woods, very soft ground so tricky to get the long drop toilet stable. Then the ants arrived. One person gave up in the night and slept in the van.Read more