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Darwin City Sights

Today brings us to our journey’s end – the journey from Hobart to Darwin ends here.  Tomorrow we fly out after an unforgetable journey of learning, understanding, sacred sites and mystic, ancient landscapes. Today and over the weekend Darwin is … Continue reading

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Tiwi Islands Darwin and Mindil Market

Yesterday we took a flight from Darwin to the Tiwi Islands – this is a long-awaited trip for me so I’m excited!  It is a short flight of approximately 13 minutes before we land and yes, this shelter is the … Continue reading

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Kakadu National Park and Mary River National Park

Our day begins with a lengthy drive from Darwin to Kakadu National Park.  Along the walk to Ubirr we have the good fortune to view Aboriginal Rock Art – this rock art in Kadadu represents one of the longest historical … Continue reading

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Palm Valley; Alice Springs to Darwin

Yesterday took us on a day tour to Palm Valley.  The bus leaves Alice Springs at 6.55a.m. and takes its first stop at the gallery of a very talented Aboriginal artist – stunning work. We travel on to Hermannsburg which … Continue reading

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Kings Canyon to Alice Springs

An early morning start at 4.30a.m. and a long drive from Uluru to Kings Canyon where Dallas and I take the Canyon Rim Walk – 3 hours of astonishing rock formations and cliff faces looking out to the stretching view … Continue reading

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Uluru and Kata Tjuta by helicopter!

Our adventure for today is flight by helicopter over Uluru and Kata Tjuta. Another perfect day here in the “centre” and Ulura takes on another persona from above as the geological origin of the rock being pushed or bubbled up … Continue reading

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Uluru Base-walk and Uluru Sunset

As the sun rose this morning we begin a guided base-walk of Uluru.  Our guide imparts as much knowledge as he is permitted regarding spiritual sites on and around the rock, sacred sites and dreamtime stories – an insight into … Continue reading

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Uluru, Alice Springs, Darwin, Tiwi Islands

Day 1 – Arrive Uluru Depart Sydney on this fine winter morning bound for Uluru, Northern Territory.  Cloud inhibits the view until somewhere close to “corner country” where the country once again comes into view – and what a view … Continue reading

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Lachlan to S-E Queensland Road Trip, June 21, 2016

  HOMEWARD BOUND: Tuesday July 12, 2016 This morning dawned cold but dry and we departed Forbes under light cloud.  Throughout the drive from Forbes, N.S.W. to Shepparton in Victoria, the roadsides were lined with water and water was evident … Continue reading

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CANNING STOCK ROUTE ADVENTURE, August 2015

The Canning Stock Route is one of the most isolated and remote public tracks in the world and extends 1,800kms from Halls Creek in the Kimberley to Wiluna in the mid-west region of Western Australia. It was established as a … Continue reading

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