More Alice Springs! In today’s entry I choose personal entertainment over environmental integrity.
When I landed in Alice Springs I saw a poster in the airport for Parrtjima – A Festival in Light. It was a limited-time only desert light installation. I thought how convenient it is running the exact time I am here! During my walking tour I asked my guide if she had been. She said not yet and that she had mixed thoughts about it because it was disturbing the wildlife in the area.
Terry the Saltwater Crocodile
And we’re back in Alice Springs when I first landed in Australia!
Since I had some free time I decided to visit the Alice Springs Reptile Center, a small-ish center with a number of snakes and lizards. I walked around it trying to memorize the appearance of all the poisonous snakes as if synthesizing this information could save me in the future, but they were so numerous! I concluded immediately sprinting from any living creature in Australia is my best option.
Mural in Alice Springs
So I finally got around to blogging some of my travels from before I started working. Continue reading