Thursday, August 16, 2012

Alice Springs Assorted

The trans-continental passenger train, The Ghan, was in the Alice Springs station. A kind employee got permission to give us a quick tour. Shaun definitely wanted to travel in style.
We visited the School of the Air. Children living in remote locations attend school via computer and satellite internet. They used to be taught by pedal-powered radio.
Some years ago the kids made a quilt.
And one of metal.
A few random photos. Mr Fixit is sitting in the cockpit of a display plane at the Royal Flying Doctor Service visitors' centre. Shaun is sitting on the quarantine bin for South Australia. I tired to get a picture of a road train. Needed a panorama camera I think. Massive things. Green tree frog just hanging around. And Mr Fixit assessing possible damage.
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Barb said...

Looks like from all of the pictures that you are having a fantastic time!

Anonymous said...

so interesting Shari and lol i love Shaun popping his head in the pics,so funny.xx

Allie said...

Loving the pics and commentary from your trip - I hope I get there someday!!! And I hope there's no damage...

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