Uluru is also known as Ayers Rock. “The sandstone formation stands 348 m (1,142 ft) high, rising 863 m (2,831 ft) above sea level with most of its bulk lying underground, and has a total perimeter of 9.4 km (5.8 mi).” —en.wikipedia.org
I did not climb it. The signs said not to climb it. Yet people bragged about climbing it. Scientists estimate that Uluru has been around for five hundred million years.
“Uluru rises 348 metres [1,141 feet] above the surrounding plain. That’s higher than the Eiffel Tower in Paris, the Chrysler Building in New York or the Eureka Tower in Melbourne.” —parksaustralia.gov/uluru/discover/highlights/amazing-facts/Close up, Uluru looked more like it could have been a creature staying so still that it might be perceived as red rock. The Australian Aboriginals around Uluru are the Anangu people, and their Dreaming story (creation story) tells how ancestral spirits created Uluru’s caves and rock crevices.It was quiet and solitary until dusk when jeeps of people pulled in. They toasted the sunset with champagne. I joined in. My mind was already reeling.“Traveler, there are no paths. Paths are made by walking.” – Australian Aboriginal Proverb“Those who lose dreaming are lost.” – Australian Aboriginal Proverb~~~TATTOO—Journeys on My Mind: GET the audio book (7 hours, 13 minutes) at Barnes and Noble or Google Play or Chirpbooks or Kobo or AudiobooksNow or Downpour or The Podcast App or Scribd or Overdrive. On iTunes, click on audiobooks and search by author. GET thepaperback (232 pages) or e-book at Barnes and Noble, at Apple Books or at Amazon. The ebook is also at Smashwords.Characters of Huffinfield by Tina Marie L. Lamb is now available as an ebook or a paperback at Barnes and Noble and at Amazon. The ebook is also available at Kobo and at Smashwords.Buy it. Read it. And let me know what you think.