28 Mar 2011 . BY
Where is it? Stuart Highway, 100km south of Tennant Creek, NT
Traditional Dreamtime stories describe the balanced boulders as fossilised Rainbow Serpent eggs called Karlwe Karlwe or Karlu Karlu. They are more commonly known as the Devils Marbles, and although they look stunning in a photograph you’ll get a much more dramatic impression up close. Discovering the cultural significance of the site to the Aboriginal community will make you understand why it’s such a treat for us to be able to get so close. And no, your seven-year-old isn’t allowed to swap one for a cat’s eye, a galaxy or a speckled egg.