Tag: Desert

California – Joshua Tree and Palm Springs

I’d had the supreme fortune of creating a ‘free’ five-day weekend for myself by working alternating weekend shifts, as well as picking up a bonus birthday holiday. I…

Flying High and Silent above Cappadocia!

Urgh… It was a 4:20AM pickup this morning – there have been too many of these early starts on this holiday! As we stood around in the cold…

Journey to The World’s Energy Centre – Shambala

It was another early start, which was even harder after a late night (thank-you late night kebab). Booked a taxi to the train station and bought tickets to…

Gobi Adventures Day Two – The Singing Sand Dunes of Khongoryn Els

We’d managed to arrange an early morning visit back to the Flaming Cliffs to watch the sunrise, so at about 30-minutes before sun up, we had a knock…

Day 47 – Uluru Sunrise and the Failed Ascent

It was a completely clear night last night – first time in a while that we’ve be able to see the Milky Way clearly. I had a good…

Day 43 – Chambers Pillar

For the second time in a week, we experienced rain in the ‘dry’ season. Last time we had rain, the day following was beautiful and clear. I was…