We flew from Sydney to Alice Springs - quite a long way - and checked into our hotel.





There are approximately 700+ varieties of eucalyptus trees in Australia





Alfred is happy to be in Alice Springs






Bill is happy to be in Alice Springs






Alice Springs is very much a desert community - much like eastern southern California






Scenery in Alice Springs






Scenery in Alice Springs






The history of Alice Springs is pictured on a building wall






The history of Alice Springs is pictured on a building wall






The train arrives in Alice Springs






Camels were imported and now are part of Australian evolution






The history of Alice Springs is pictured on a building wall






This Alice Springs sign tells some of the chronological history of the region






This blurry sign tells more of the history of the region






Camels thrive in the Alice Springs region






Birds of the region






The Alice Springs watering hole






Alice Springs is named after Alice Todd - wife of the station master






A dry river bed leads to the watering hole in Alice Springs






A dry river bed leads to the watering hole in Alice Springs






Alfred stands in front of the telegraph center in Alice Springs






Post office monument in Alice Springs






Camels in Alice Springs






A lizard captured from the hills around Alice Springs






A lizard captured from the hills around Alice Springs






A lizard captured from the hills around Alice Springs






ANZAC monnument






A description of ANZAC Hill






A view of Alice Springs






A history of the river that feeds Alice Springs






Easterly view of Alice Springs






View of Alice Springs






Westerly view from ANZAC Hill






ANZAC Hill






Alfred is happy to be sitting down in our hotel room






Alfred is enjoying breakfast after a good night rest






Alfred waits for our tour bus to carry us through the Outback to Uluru