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In Uluru National Park (I think that's what it was called) there's also a bunch of similarly big rocks called Kata Tjuta, or, the Olgas. There's a walk you can do through them called the Valley of the Winds. It's quite a nice walk, but bring your fly net. In fact, if you haven't got one at this point, you're nuts. And your tolerance must be unimaginably great. The thing about Australian flies is that they don't just land on you once. They land on you, on the exact same spot (usually near a nostril or some other orifice) again and again and again. They just don't quit!! If there's one thing you don't want to bring home its a fly from the Northern Territory. And no, fly spray doesn't do a thing.
Anyway. The walk is nice you should do that. When we got back to Yulara, Matt and I did a camel ride.
We then stopped at some place to watch the sun set. I... I was a little bit disappointed. You read a lot of things about how it changes colour dramatically during sunset and sunrise. It does. Change colour that is. But I dunno about dramatically. It changes colour, as any other rock or surface would at the time of a sunset. Still, it's Uluru, you can't complain.