Month: March 2016


Larapinta Longing

They saved the hardest for last. In doing so, they saved the best for last. It is pitch black, and I am trekking up a mountain in the pre-dawn. Mt Sonder in the Northern Territory to be precise. It’s our final day of walking the Larapinta trail and it’s cold. In the absence of daylight, my sense of hearing and touch is heightened. The crunch-crunch of rock under foot is…