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Mount Sonder, Northern Territory.

  • Location: West MacDonnell Ranges, Northern Territory.
  • Distance: 15 kilometres.
  • Time: 5-6 hours.
  • Terrain: Track / Rock.
  • Traditional Custodians: Arrernte Country.

To spend a day elevated in the central desert is to connect with a profound touchstone of Australian-ness. Doubly so if coming via Berlin.

It was late autumn when Holden and I set off on a road trip from Melbourne to Darwin.

Acknowledgement of Country

Wherever and whenever we walk, we acknowledge and pay our respects to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as the Traditional Custodians and Owners of the land.