we take a nature tour around the rock
in Kulpi Mutitjulu there are ancient aboriginal inscriptions on the rock
going up seems easier than going down
Uluru in full glow against a deep blue sky. Notice the people scaling the steep rock
we stop for a view of a flat Mount Connor aka Atilla in the distance
after sunset the moon rises behind a still glowing Uluru
in the evening we watch the Great Pebble light up in the glow of the setting sun
thousands of climbers have left their mark on the rock
in the afternoon we take to the sky for an aerial view of Uluru
Uluru (Great Pebble) is
a sacred place to the local Anunga people that gave this unique formation its name. They regained ownership
of the place in 1985.
Since the 1950's tourists have scaled the 348 meters high rock, a risky and to 37 persons even
As of October 2019
climbing Uluru is now forbidden out of respect for the religious beliefs of the
Uluru is famous for the color changes that occur over the day and depending of the weather.
We visited this
magic place in July 1999 by tourbus from King's Canyon.
At that time we saw many climb the steep rock, ignoring the 'do
not climb' signs.
We did not and instead took a nature tour around this imposing red rock.
a Google Earth view of the Uluru monolith. Climbers used the lower right outcrop to scale the rock
before we leave Kings Canyon for Uluru we spot a Kangaroo. In the local zoo that is
the spectacular entrance to the Kulpi Mutitjulu cave
next morning we have a splendid view from our hotel