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Victoria – Day #10 & 11

We continued our journey home with another couple of long bus trips. Yesterday we travelled from Port Augusta to Border Town, for our final night together. Along the way we had another appearance from Disco Kitty, more amazing bus games led by some of our peer leaders and had our daily reflection space. For many…

Western Australia – Day #10

Hallelujah! We are headed to Perth and then home. It was a wet start to the day with rain as we packed up our gear for the last time. Lots of lost gear today so name and shame was quite big! Our final bus aerobics with many adventures and past moves and grooves, Mentos moments…

South Australia – The Last Bit

Our South Australians have made it all the way home, but their trip wasn’t a straight one. They left Yulara on Sunday, packing up and leaving immediately after the dawn service. After a short stop to say goodbye to the Basecamp crew, they headed up north, stopping at Alice Springs. There they set up camp…

Victoria – Day #8 & 9

Day 8 was the dreaded day, it was the day we left Yulara. With a day filled with travelling ahead of us, we took the time to bring order back to our bags and have a slower start to the morning. The day was jam packed with games, music and laughter. Our night in Mala…

Western Australia – Day #9

Up before the birds, breakfast and bus…we really missed packing tents down… NOT! Waved goodbye to Coober Pedy and headed to Ceduna via Port Augusta. Bus day with aerobics run by Andrew our bus driver to Black and White by Michael Jackson. Moves like the neck stratch and belly button point were interesting to say…

Western Australia – Day #8

A really early rise, pack up tents and bus and see the sunrise from one of the look outs around Uluru.Gemma from Mornington Peninsula shared her story, very real and moving as she shared how God had offered her a better and more beautiful way of looking at life. This added to our spiritual pilgrimage.…

Victoria – Day #7

Our day started not so bright but very early, as we set out to meet all the other pilgrims for our dawn service. We arrived on the top of a sand dune to the start of a magnificent sunrise over Uluru. As we marvelled at the beauty of creation, we joined together not only reflect,…

South Australia – From Coober Pedy to Uluru

The South Australian Pilgrims have been on a unique journey this year, and arrived at Yulara full of anticipation. Seeing the rock on the horizon was particularly exciting, as it was the first time for many of us. Brodie says that he just thought “Wow, it’s so massive” when seeing it up close. When the…

Victoria – Day #6

Today was the day we had all been waiting for. We finally got to see the much anticipated Uluru up close!! The excitement was building as we embarked on the Mala Walk around the base of Uluru. Our tour guide Steve (Also a member of our Basecamp team) took us through different sacred sites around…

Western Australia – Day #5, 6 & 7

We’ve had a very big weekend, so now’s the time to catch up on what happened while we were at Uluru! Day 5 After our Welcome ceremony and hand printing on the welcome banner we set up the tents and orientated ourselves at Yulara. Looking around the resort finding food and souvenirs was very exciting.…

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