Mutawintji Gorge (Outback Australia)

Australian landscapes

Mutawintji Gorge is spectacular for its towering rusty red rock cliffs and overhangs, its magnificent rock pool, cool and soothing on a hot outback day…

 We took the time to wile away the hours at the base of the cliffs, and later climbing them…an oasis in the desert, a timeless place, inhabited by an ancient people.

 Photo: Baz, The Landy
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9 thoughts on “Mutawintji Gorge (Outback Australia)

  1. adruve October 19, 2013 / 5:00 pm

    We have a map of Australia on the wall, that we mark with places we are going to go and see. We manage to do a little each year. Thanks for adding a new place to our list.

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  2. kiwiskan October 18, 2013 / 5:14 am

    I’m a Kiwi, but there’s something about Aussie’s red heart that grips me – great photo

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    • Baz - The Landy October 18, 2013 / 8:39 am

      It is magical, and wish I could spend more time out there. Mind you, your Southern Alps is pretty good. I was climbing there this time last year….

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  3. Jim in IA October 17, 2013 / 11:16 pm

    Gems like that are good to find and visit. They give peace and comfort. We visited one of our favorites a week ago called Backbone. Steep cliffs carved by eons of flowing waters from the ice age and rivers have left a jewel tucked among the corn fields of Iowa.

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    • Baz - The Landy October 18, 2013 / 5:09 am

      The whole area is magnificent, ad there is also a large wilderness area that can only be accessed on foot…thinking of going in for a few days!

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