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Darwin trip - July 2002
Week 2

 

week 1

 

week 1

 

week 1

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13 JULY.
a really big termite mound!
Me and Sarah!
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These are on the way into Litchfield National park....
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A whole field of magnetic termite mounds.
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Hi Nicole!
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Wangi Falls in Litchfield.
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Cam tackling the muddy tracks on the way to Blyth ruins in Litchfield.
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The old homestead.
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Dwayne crossing the same water.
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And Cam too.
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Another lovely swimming hole. Buley Rockhole I think?
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Another huge termite mound.
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The Lost City - Litchfield National Park.
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Lost City...
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Lost city again...
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and again...
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for the next 10 or so pics...
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Just awesome...
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I climbed one to take this "Arial" pic...
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Tonka with some firewood for the evening's camp...
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Campsite at Wangi Falls...
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More roasts to cook...
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Cam, very happy, with 2 beers in hand...
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Muddy and his fantastic camp kitchen.
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Muddy delighted with his roast...
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Nicole and Sarah with our roast beef.
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Devra, happy that she won that eating competition.
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Brandon having a go.
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Red wine, Jim Beam, Beer, Roast...
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14 JULY.
Florence falls? Litchfield
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Terrific views across the plain.
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Tropical vegetation in the floor of the Gorge.
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Another spectacular swimming spot.
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See the swimmer under the falls?
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Track down to the falls.
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Nice hey!
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The falls.
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Yet another swimming spot in Litchfield.
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Brad, just chillin'. Brad & Sharon (Sharon being Michelle's Sister) live in Darwin, and were our guides for Lichfield. Thanks guys!
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Andrea, Dwayne, Brandon and Michelle.
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More...
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More...
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And more of this wicked swimming hole...
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An old mine in Litchfield.
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A huge steam engine at the Mine.
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Yet another water hole.
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But this one is a nice hot spring.
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I wanna go back!!!
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Back at the Caravan park in Darwin (Palms Village Resort)
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A nice dinner at the Palm's resteraunt.
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15 JULY.
Crododylus Crocodile Park. Yes, it's a Lion!
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A Saltwater croc moving in.
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A Salty fighting off another salty.
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Crocs jumping for Chunks of Chicken.
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A bigger croc munching on a chook.
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Nicole holding a small Salty.
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Sarah doin the same.
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More crocs.
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A stuffed Lion, Sarah posing.
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Nicole pretending.
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Cambo at the BBQ at Howard Springs.
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Howard Springs.
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We swam with Barramundi's that were over 1 meter long!
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Port Darwin.
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Port Darwin, market area.
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We ate there whilst the sun went down.
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16 JULY.
The boys go Go-karting! Note the twin-engined 12hp beasts.
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Getting our briefing.
The rest of the day was spent crawling to 7 Local pubs!
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17 JULY.
Kakadu wetlands.
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Nice view of the local bird life.
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Awesome views...
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A 1.5k walk takes you up and through several Aboriginal sites...
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Including caves...
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And plenty of art-work, dating back thousands of years.
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Next 5 pics are from same region...
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Tonka!
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More wetlands...
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Campground at Maguk
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Another nice fire...
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And more drinks...
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Brandon playing with HIS Tonka.
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18 JULY.
The track to the Maguk Plunge pool.
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Note the croc trap!
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Finally arrive at the pool for yet another swim!
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Waterfall.
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Checkout the fish!
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More fish!
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Flat tyre number 1...
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Plugging it failed, so on with the spare!
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Nice views over Kakadu
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Another picnic area / swimming hole. I think it's Gunlom in Kakadu...
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ANother swim...
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Cold water though...
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Stop for a beer on the way out of Kakadu...
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But I can't remember the name of the place...
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But is was a great little outback pub...
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Edith Falls. Yes, we swum again!
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Edith falls
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Trying to drown my camera for art's sake.
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19 JULY
Eating breakfast at the cafe at Edith falls campground.
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Packing up camp again.
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Lower section of Edith falls.
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Upper pools of Edith falls.
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Lovely hey!
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Dwayne, Sarah and I were the only members to do this walk...
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Given that is was 2 k's up a steep slope... but well worth it!
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Another angle.
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And another.
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View over the plains.
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Bats hanging from the trees at Katherine Gorge (Nitmiluk)
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Boats used for river cruises.
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Katherine hot springs. Another swim? You bet!
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