Posted by: Sandy Steinman | October 24, 2019

Uluru (Ayers Rock) Climbing Ban

The BBC reports

Tourists to scale sacred rock for final time

Huge crowds are expected to scramble up Australia’s Uluru on Friday before a ban on the climb takes effect.

The giant monolith – formerly known as Ayers Rock – will be permanently off limits to visitors from Saturday.

Uluru is sacred to its indigenous custodians, the Anangu people, who have long implored tourists not to climb.

Read article and see photos at  Uluru climbing ban: Tourists to scale sacred rock for final time – BBC News


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