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"Ularu", ©1998 Elroy Christenson
Ularu, previously known as Ayer's Rock, has been given back its original Aboriginal name. Sitting in almost the center of Australia it seems more like the navel of the continent. It is certainly the spiritual center of the Aborigines culture. Although many come here to climb the rock, the Aborigines see this as sacrilegious. To them it is sort of like walking on their mother.
It is strange that so many people other than the
myself, will fly or drive over 1500 miles one way to visit
a red rock.
The color of the rock is more the color of a red brick in
but at sunrise and sunset it does take on an unbelievable
above has not been enhanced but the photo is a montage of
color slides that have been digitally put together.