putting the ‘u’ in travel…

U is for Uluru (or, Ayers Rock, as it used to be called in the days when colonialists could simply rename historical places without a second thought.) I have always been a climber, from a very early age, but I felt no compulsion to climb this awe-inspiring structure. A foot safari around the base of Uluru with a personal Ranger to guide us gave us a MUCH more satisfying understanding of the ecology and cultural heritage of the rock.

U is also for the USA, which is a big place, I know, but nothing captures its grandeur for me better than the vastness and the grandeur of its natural environment (and another geological image). My (relatively) recent visit to the Grand Canyon reveal just how colossal it is, and how fascinating from many geological perspectives.

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