It was a fairly easy day for my last day at Watarrka National Park. All I had left to do was walk the very short Kathleen Springs Walk, which only took about 1 hour to complete. It was a reasonably short drive to this section of Watarrka National Park and the walk itself was also very easy. Still, it was an early start considering just how little I had to do.
ABOVE: View from the Beginning of the Walk
ABOVE: Old Cattle Yards BELOW: Wildflowers
ABOVE: Waterhole at the End of the Gorge BELOW: Old Cattle Yards
Having returned to camp following the walk, I once again had a very early main meal for the day while the campsite was quiet and found that again there was no water for a lengthy period, and once again no communication from site management that the water was being turned off. Eventually I was able to clean up my gear and settle down for a lazy afternoon reading and chatting. I also made sure I had ready everything I could for the big move to Alice Springs the next day, which was going to start very early the following morning.
ABOVE & BELOW: Wildflowers
The distance travelled on this day was 52 km – giving me a total of 3516 km for the whole trip to this point.
ABOVE: Camp Site at Kings Canyon Resort
When it got dark, once again, it was the usual ‘house keeping’ before bed – updating the daily journal, reviewing the holiday budget, and without the Internet, getting the photos ready to upload.
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