Should Backpackers Climb?

Backpacking in Australia is one of the must dos for many backpackers travelling the world. Australia is known all throughout the world for its natural wonders such as the Great Barrier Reef, the Daintree Rainforest, and Uluru (which was formerly known as Ayers Rock). In previous decades, climbing Uluru was the highlight of many travellers’ time in Australia. However, today climbing Uluru is an increasingly controversial decision, and there are several factors you should take into account. The owners of Uluru and the surrounding lands, the Indigenous Anangu people, consider Uluru to be a sacred site, and it is extremely disrespectful to climb. Climbing has not yet been banned outright (although a ban was discussed in 2012), but all visitors entering the national park are made aware of

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