Darwin Crocodiles

Allow me to introduce you to Crocodile Dundee, Mk 2. Not quite in the same vein as the original, this man happens to be TRH (The Retired Husband). But those teeth on his new leather hat ARE real crocodile teeth.  And those skins he is standing next to (see below) are real NT croc skins. … More Darwin Crocodiles

Today in Darwin

Today was our first day out and about in Darwin. We had errands to run. And guess what? Big Red behaved herself perfectly! Darwin, with a population of 145,916,  is the capital city of the Northern Territory. It is also the largest city in a territory which is very sparsely populated. Because it is so … More Today in Darwin

Our Day of Challenges – but we made it to Darwin

Yesterday was our longest day of travel so far on this trip. We arrived in Katherine 1200 uneventful kilometres later. After staying in one of the dodgiest, smallest, dingiest backpacking motels the night before, I was grateful to have a decent room and a king size bed.  Given we only had  just over 300 kilometres … More Our Day of Challenges – but we made it to Darwin

Halfway There

Alice Springs, the half way mark to Darwin. We have made good time, with no dramas.  Here’s a few pics so far. Excuse the quality of the photos … The beginning of the long straight road ahead. Vegetation on the roadside changed from scrub land, to dry spinifex grass, to flat nothing-ness. to native shrubs. … More Halfway There