Monthly Archives: March 2019


Public Service Announcement

Public service announcement: Under no circumstances would I, or should you, swim in water in which there is a tiniest chance of salt water crocodiles being there. Why? Because they are ruthless killers and kill […]

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Days 83-87/Trip 2018 (Thursday, 9th – Monday, 13th August)

Darwin Preparing Prado and trailer for storage in Darwin for the next 8-9 months before I return for the “next leg”; stayed tuned listeners (readers?). Gone fishing near Darwin Military exercises above Darwin, and the […]

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Day 82/2018 (Wednesday, 8th August)

Darwin Took camper trailer to be serviced and to have various problems fixed. Then, with Graham, visted the centre of Darwin for lunch, walked to the pleasant waterfront area, then a final relax in the […]

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Day 81/Trip 2018 (Tuesday, 7th August)

Jabiru-Darwin (245km) Left Jabiru and Kakadu and travelled onwards to Darwin, the final destination for this first leg of my planned trip around Australia.  Visited the “Window on the Wetlands” visitor centre, which had very […]

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Day 80/Trip 2018 (Monday, 6th August)

Nourlangie (Burrungkuy) – Cahill’s Crossing Visited this extraordinary place containing some truly wonderful Aboriginal art, which I will feature in a separate post.  Then, headed north the Cahill’s Crossing, which is on the border with […]

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Day 79/Trip 2018 (Sunday, 5th August)

Cooinda – Jabiru Liked the Yellow Waters cruise so much, I went back for the morning cruise, and was rewarded with photos of (more) crocodiles, buffalo and egrets, an albino buffalo, brolgas, azure kingfisher, night […]

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Day 78/Trip 2018 (Saturday, 4th August)

Cooinda Did two “Yellow Waters” cruises, one early in the morning (7-9) and one in the evening.  Fabulous experience with extremely knowledgeable guides telling us about the birds and animals, and about the life of […]

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Day 77/2018 (Friday, 3rd August)

Gunlom – Maguk – Cooinda (Yellow Waters) Tried out my drone for the first time – at Gunlom Pool – fun to fly it at last but the video was crap as I was very […]

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Day 76/Trip 2018 (Thursday, 2nd August)

Katherine – Pine Creek – Kakadu NP – Gunlom Campground (200km). Mid-morning start – well false start – as we had to return to the caravan park to fill our water tanks.  Stopped for a […]

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Day 75/trip 2018 (Wednesday, 1st August)

Kununurra – Timber Creek – Katherine (515 kms) A big day through stunning countryside around the Victoria River with a lunch stop in Timber Creek.  Had to throw away citrus fruit as we crossed the […]

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