Thousands rush to climb Australia’s Uluru ahead of ban

FILE PHOTO: Tourists crowd a trail as they attempt to climb the Uluru, a large sandstone rock formation at Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Northern Territory, Australia September 25, 2019 in this image obtained from social media. Koki via REUTERS

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Thousands of people are rushing to climb Australia’s Uluru, ignoring the calls of indigenous people to stay off what they consider a sacred monolith, before the ascent is permanently banned at the end of the month. Visitors will no longer be able to scale the Australian landmark, formerly known as Ayers Rock, […]

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