Tag Archives: outback travel

To the East Coast

Left Cloncurry Thursday¬† 3 November on the Landsborough Highway not making for any particular destination just trying to leave the heat behind. 90 kilometres south east of Cloncurry is McKinley. Not much there, but the McKinley Hotel which is better … Continue reading

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Left Camooweal Tuesday morning heading east. The road between Camooweal and Mt Isa is burnt out for long stretches on both sides of the road. Only stopped in Mt Isa for fuel, we had been in The Isa before and … Continue reading

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We cross the border

From Mataranka we headed south on the BB (boring bitumen). Now whilst this stretch of the Stuart Highway is certainly a boring drive there are surprising little places of interest. Around 70 kilometres south of Mataranka is Larrimah. There is … Continue reading

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Spent two nights in Katherine. Did a bit of exploring, you know the usual things, Coles, Woolworths, camping shops, Vinnies (books) etc. Actually there was a really good local museum that we spent several hours at. Behind our caravan park … Continue reading

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Leaving Darwin we hadn’t yet made up our minds whether to visit Kakadu or Lichfield National Parks. Several people had told us that Lichfield had magnificent crocodile free swimming holes but in the end we opted for Kakadu. We had … Continue reading

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Mindil Beach Markets

Thursday evening and the weather looked okay so off we went to the Mindil Beach Markets. These markets close for the wet season on the last Thursday of October so we only just made it. Very crowded but the food … Continue reading

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Around Darwin

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Monday we wandered around the CBD just getting the feel of the place. It is not a large city and parking seems fairly easy. Like most cities these days the majority of shopping is now decentralised and based in the … Continue reading

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