The Climb - A Thank You
Yes - I know it's controversial to climb Uluru. Some of our party made the decision not to climb, but I was one of the ones who chose to go ahead and do the climb.
It wasn't a trivial tick on a "to do" list - it was something I chose to do because the opportunity was there and I felt a deep desire to explore Uluru more closely. I found the experience truly moving. At no point did I "disrespect" the site by rushing up or calling out to people... instead I slowly climbed up marvelling at the sheer size and expanse of Uluru.
The climb was one of most deeply moving experiences of my life. If I return I will not complete the climb again as I believe it's a "once in a lifetime" experience and I don't know that it would have the same impact if I climbed it a second time. However, I'm so glad I had the experience and I thank the Anangu owners for letting me experience this.
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