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Alice Springs to Tennant Creek.

Another 6 hours of nothing to see - they say you have to drive it to get a real sense of just how big this country is, they're right. It feels as though I'm making no progress! The roads are so long and straight that things seem to stand still, no matter how fast you drive. I've tested this - there are no speed limits in the NT outside major areas...

The one interesting diversion today was the Devils Marbles. Definately worth stopping, the huge red granite boulders stacked Roadrunner cartoon style have an ageless calm to them. Walking among them, you realise that they're still being shapped, the small creaking and crackling sounds they make, the patient movement of ancient stone.