Australia is mainly a country of sweeping plains and endless vistas, but round the edges we have some rather spectacular mountains.
The Great Dividing Range runs along the east coast and at the southern end the Snowy Mountains loom up. When we crossed them a bush fire had raged through and left the land scorched and devoid of trees, the scenery was stark and rugged but made beautiful subject for aerial perspective.
In the opposite corner, the north-west, there are the Kimberly’s. Hidden in the heart of this mountain range are the Bungles. Only discovered by Europeans in the 1980’s. Of course the Aboriginal people had known and worshipped them as a sacred place for thousands of years. These are now called our “last great wilderness” and they are spectacular.
The fly over and then the walk among the domes of the Bungles and into Cathedral Cove I rate in the top…
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