Tag Archives: Northern Territory

They call it a “red-eye”

Darwin was named for Charles Darwin, who explored the harbor on his ship the Beagle.  Established in 1864, and having survived bombing by the Japanese in WWII, Darwin faced the…

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Lord of the Flies

We awoke early again for an 8 am guided walk with a ranger in the Yellow Water billabong.  Helen had given the talk at the Anbangbang shelter the previous day…

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Hotter than…

  We couldn’t wait to get out of the van in the morning, so we head back up to Ubirr in the morning for another talk, this one about one…

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Are we there yet???

  The third day on the Ghan, we stopped at 9 am in Katherine, famous for the Katherine Gorge, the Katherine River and being the first permanent water source heading…

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All Aboard!

  Our 54-hour train ride on the Ghan was an experience to remember. Billed as one of the world’s “Great Train Journeys,” the Ghan cuts right through the center of…