Tag Archives: Northern Territory

Rainbow valley

I don’t know why it’s called “rainbow valley”, it’s only shades of red, but still quite pretty at sunset : And in the morning : $3.30 to wake up with a view like that from my swag …..priceless. Advertisements

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Oz-traliana

Could there be anything more “outback aussie cliche” than a dingo at Uluru ? I hope no babies have gone missing ….. I knew I should not have come here, it’s too cold ….I had frost on my swag in … Continue reading

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The UFO capital of Australia

Every business needs a gimmick, a selling point, and the owners of a Northern Territory roadhouse have got a bit of extraterrestial help. After seeing strange lights in the sky the owner decided to proclaim Wycliffe Well the “UFO capital … Continue reading

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Kakadu, or Kakadon’t ?

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The locals in Darwin have a nickname for Kakadu National Park….Kakadon’t, as in don’t bother going. As they get in for free while tourists have to pay $25, plus camping fees, yet the locals still think it’s not worth going … Continue reading

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Jumping crocodiles

I went for a cruise along the Adelaide River, on the way to Kakadu, one of several in the area that have “wild’ crocodiles leaping to be fed and took a few pics. They may be wild, but as soon … Continue reading

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Wangi Falls, Litchfield National Park

This would have been a lovely swimming hole on a hot day…except for the saltwater crocodile that had been sighted here ! A large “saltie” was seen there the day before, so there was no swimming to be done here … Continue reading

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