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Western Australia – Day #7

Our last leg together as a group and we board the bus at Norseman after sleeping in the community church. The feeling is excited but sombre. The pilgrims are still buzzing. We travel about 30 km out of Norseman and a wheel on the trailer was completely ripped off and the the trailer was dragged…

NSW – Part 2

The regional NSW bus whilst quiet on the blog have certainly been having an action packed time! We arrived home last night, and loved sleeping in our own beds again. Ahhhh. Picking up from our last blog post, we left Port Augusta and spent some time exploring Coober Pedy. Our tour guide Tanya, a local…

Western Australia – Day #9 & 10

For some photos from our Big Weekend, click here and here. Day 9 We finish off today at a school in Ceduna and are so greatful to these wonderful folk for a safe classroom to sleep in and showers to freshen up in. Today was s big bus day with resting, reading , bus aerobics lead…

Victoria – Day #7

Pilgrims from all over Australia spent a profound afternoon running a festival for the Anangu of Mutitjulu. Playing games with children, face painting, sharing a some tucker from the BBQ and using a huge slip and slide to cool down. Maybe language is a barrier, maybe cultures are different, maybe we live very different lives…

Western Australia – Day #8

Some more photos – this time from the day we left Uluru. At the Dawn Service. Crossing the border. Underground in Coober Pedy

Western Australia – Day #5 & 6

Here are some photos from our time at Yulara and Uluru over the weekend! Day 5 Arriving at Yulara, and placing our hand prints on the banner, signifying our coming in peace. Day 6 Visiting Uluru, and doing the Mali Walk. Reflecting in Kantju Gorge. Singing with Johnsy and the Basecamp team in the Big…

Victoria – Day #5

Now we are here, with open eyes, hearts and minds. Fill us with a new perspective.  It seems so long ago that we packed our bags to head to Uluru. We haven’t yet arrived, but already we have seen a world that we never knew existed. Filled with amazing people, ancient culture and breathtaking landscape.…

Victoria – Day #4

We don’t always see all there is to see by just looking at the surface level Our journey took us from our friends at Dusty Feet, Port Augusta to the mining town of Coober Pedy. With two major focuses. The first focus was one that many of our Vic Pilgrims noticed without much prompting from…

Western Australia – Day #3, 4 & 5

Day 3 Up with the birds again and this time it was a rooster that just loved the sound of his own crow! Thanks Mr Rooster. Pack up tents, breakfast with some funny stories about tent antics and board the bus to Warburton. Bus aerobics was particularly stretchy as Soku and Sophie lead us through…

Victoria – Day #3

Today we experienced grief, sadness, welcoming, hope, reconciliation and friendship. Leaving Coorong was bittersweet, Auntie Ellen came to farewell us, but not before taking Pilgrims Zoe and Jade back into the museum for a last look at some special woven items and pictures. Saying goodbye to Auntie came at a cost. We look forward to…

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