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Alice Springs

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the ghan rail australia

10 things you didn’t know about The Ghan

The Ghan is a world-famous train, which travels a legendary route through the heart of Australia. The wonderful views are ever changing, made even better by being seen from the comfort of your cabin. Read on to learn more about the Ghan in these 10 fascinating facts about The Ghan: It was one of the biggest feats of engineering in history, costing over £500,000 million in today’s money.   The..

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alice springs in australia

Meet Alice – the gem of Australia’s enchanting outback

If you want to experience authentic Australia, to discover its most mysterious and magical landscapes, then you’ll need to pay a visit to Alice Springs. The enchanting town is situated in Australia’s alluring outback, and is every bit as captivating as you’d expect an outback town to be. Its rustic red rocks glow in the sun, ensuring it lives up to its name of Australia’s Red Centre. (more…..

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Balloon Ride over Australia Outback

Experience Australia’s outback from the air!

Before you even touch down in Australia, you will be amazed by the incredible view from the air: whether you catch sight of Sydney’s famous Opera House or one of Australia’s other spectacular cityscapes. However, you may not have thought of seeing the Australian outback in the same way. In fact, from the air is the best way to experience the outback – less searing heat, fewer bugs, more amazing vi..

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Visit the West MacDonnell Ranges on your Australia holidays with Distant Journeys

Factfile: The MacDonnell Ranges

As part of the Australia holidays and tours offered by Distant Journeys, you’ll have the opportunity to spend some time in the world-famous outback, a pure remote wilderness filled with natural wonder. During this visit to the outback, you’ll get to visit Alice Springs, home of the Royal Flying Doctor Service, with an optional day excursion from Alice Springs to the West MacDonnell ranges also bei..

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    Mr & Mrs Payne, West Yorkshire

    Mr & Mrs Payne, Wonders of Australia
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