Monthly Archives: May 2016

May 31.  The Battle of Australia 

Now I did not know this had even occurred.  We visited the small town of Batchelor today and watched the movie about the war effort up here. It was huge! At least 60 air strikes. Thousands of troops, American and … Continue reading

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May 29.  Mt Bundy Station

We are a 100k south of Darwin on a working cattle station. Lots of dogs and horses. Coco can’t tell the difference! A bit cooler here as we are on a huge shady site, not like Darwin where we were … Continue reading

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May 27. Darwin

My question for today is “how does washing dry here?”  It is so humid! Second question “how many people live in the NT? We got everything done here. Van went in for the recall, roof should stay up now. Car … Continue reading

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May 24.  Robins Falls

  What a great spot. We have been here since yesterday. Completely self sufficient and free camping and a swimming hole right in our camp site.  The stream burbles down from the falls which is a 20 minute walk from … Continue reading

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May 21. Katherine

There is always a first.  Today I was sick of this trip!   Sick of being polite and rule abiding, and being treated as if every thing is a favour for which we are lucky to pay.  We were told … Continue reading

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May 20.  Big Horse Campground outside Timber Creek

  

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May 19.  Lake Argyle

After the cosmopolitan atmosphere (almost, and we have been on the road in WA a long time now) we drove 70 k to Lake Argyle.  There is a resort perched high above the lake with the best ever infinity pool. … Continue reading

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May 16. Kununarra, Freshie or Saltie

      Kununarra is a large town in the far north of WA.  It is set amongst many mountain ranges like the Durack, the Cockburn and the Bungle Bungles.  It is halfway between Broome and Darwin and is very green … Continue reading

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May 8.  Getting out no problem

  It rained again last night. We played banana grams. Got out no problems but when we arrived at the highway we found the road we just travelled on was closed.      

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May 6.  Boab Quarry

    Probably the most isolated camp spot sofar. It is about 40ks west of Fitzroy Crossing, 12 ks along a dirt road to Tunnel Creek.  A bit of Gibb River Road feel to it. It is pouring rain at the … Continue reading

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