Final Destination Darwin, Day 78/Trip 2019, 14th July

Litchfield -Darwin (120 kms) That morning I was determined to teach Devanne how to build a fire.  So, I called him over, and explained that we were going to build a fire.  I got him […]

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Litchfield National Park, Day 77/Trip 2019, 13th July

That morning, we explored the various pools and campsites along Walker Creek.  You are able to book one of eight campsites, if you are prepared to schlep your gear from the carpark to the site.  […]

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Litchfield from the Wild Side, Day 76/Trip 2019, 12th July

Pine Creek  – Surprise Creek – Litchfield Safari Camp (200kms) We made towards Daly River as our planned route was from the south into Litchfield National Park using a 4WD track.  The landscape and vegetation […]

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Massacre at Pine Creek, Day 75/Trip 2019, 11th July

Before leaving Katherine, we headed to Katherine Gorge. As we were leaving the campsite, I realized we were very low on fuel (less than 80km range), and as I checked, a warning light came on […]

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Katherine via Victoria Hwy, Day 74/Trip 2019, 10th July

Gregory/Judbarra National Park – Katherine (280kms) After the rigours of the previous day, we decided to give the Humbodlt Track a skip.  On the way to Katherine, we visited Limestone Gorge. It was full of […]

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Loopy on the Bullita Stock Route, Day 73/Trip 2019, 9th July

Our route for the day was a short, circular track – part of the old Bullita Stock Route – and a mere 90kms. At the start of the track, a N.P. noticeboard announced that the […]

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In the footsteps of Gregory, Day 72/Trip 2019, 8th July

Kununurra – Bullita Campground (Judbarra/Gregory National Park) You remember Augustus Charles Gregory, an Australian-born explorer, who pushed into the Tanimi Desert from the west, and who we last “met” at Lake Gregory.  He led the […]

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Lake Kununurra/Ord River Cruise, Day 71/Trip 2019, 7th July

We embarked on a half day cruise up Lake Kununurra and the Ord River to the Ord River Dam at Lake Argyll. Honestly, I am not a big fan of organized tours with the incessant, […]

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Kununurra, Day 70, 6th July

Purnululu – Kununurra (330kms) Uneventful day driving to Kununurra.  We stopped at Warmun Roadhouse for diesel, pies and coffees.  We had run out of coffee a couple of days earlier. The Great Northern Highway traverses […]

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Cathedral Gorge, Day 69, 5th July

We got up very early, and we were the second car to arrive in the southern car park.  After a brisk 2km walk, we had the “cathedral” to ourselves for about 20 minutes, then shared […]

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