Devil’s Marbles

This is the Devil’s country; he’s even emptied his bag of marbles around the place! said John Ross of the Australian Overland Telegraph Line expedition in 1870. The name stuck until it was changed in 2011 to Karlu Karlu/ Devil’s Marbles Conservation Reserve. In 1982 it was registered as a sacred site by the Aboriginal Areas Protection Authority.  Protected, … More Devil’s Marbles

Father and Son Road Trip Day 3 – Katherine

Alice Springs to Katherine – 1200 kilometres. It proved to be an uneventful day after yesterday’s hole in the hose drama. These giant round boulders in the photo below are aptly called The Devil’s Marbles. Their Aboriginal name is Karlu Karlu (= round boulders).  Located 393 kilometres north of Tennant Creek, they are of great cultural … More Father and Son Road Trip Day 3 – Katherine