|In this view, the tops of these trees appear to be red. In reality, the leaves were green, but temporarily painted red by the setting sun.|
|The setting sun also intensified the red in the rocks.|
|Some of us enjoyed the roaring fire with tins of VB or a stubby of Strongbow while our dinner cooked.|
|We stopped en route to the station to gather firewood so that we could cook dinner. We gathered far more than we needed, and stayed up late to burn most of it. Nothing like a camp dinner with a bit of damper and Mark's chicken surprise.|
|Mark the Sadistic Tour Guide told us we could sleep in to 5:20 am.
Good thing he gave us the extra hour, we were discussing tying him to his cot so we could
Actually, Mark was a good guide: very knowlegable about the region, local culture, and useful plants.
|Mark also bought some champagne so we could all toast the honeymooners, Chris and Sunny from Boston.|
Kings Creek Camel Station Camp
Kings Canyon page 2
Kings Canyon page 3
Kings Canyon page 4
Kings Canyon to Alice Springs
Alice Springs: Post trek dinner
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