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Day 118. Farina to Jamestown

We packed up at our beautiful bush camp and headed off stopping for breakfast at the Bush Bakery in a little town called Copley. Driving through the town at a very low speed we went over a gutter drain and … Continue reading

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Day 111. Finke Gorge National Park to Kings Canyon

Up and packed early to drive the Mereenie Loop Road around to Kings Canyon. We were told by another camper that it took them 7 hours to do this 204km drive yesterday as the roads were so bad. We left … Continue reading

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Day 109. Glen Helen to Finke Gorge National Park

With a couple of slightly dusty heads, we packed up the camper and then backtracked a little to Ormiston Gorge. There we did the Ghost Gum walk; this took us to Ghost Gum lookout, which had magnificent views across the … Continue reading

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Day 108. Alice Springs to Glen Helen

This morning we left Alice Springs and hit the road again this time to the West MacDonnell Ranges, the more famous of the MacDonnell Ranges. They are not particularly high but stretch on for kilometres and the variation in colour made them … Continue reading

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Day 105. Alice Springs – East MacDonnell Ranges

Today we ventured out to the East MacDonnell Ranges, we had not planned on going out his way and it seems that not many people do, but friends recommended we go. Luckily we did, as it was fabulous, equally as … Continue reading

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Day 99. Nitmiluk National Park

The star attraction at Nitmiluk National Park is Katherine Gorge. The park changed its name in 1989 when the land was returned to the Jawoyn people. There are actually 13 gorges that make up Katherine Gorge. In the morning, we … Continue reading

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Day 96. Kakadu

In the morning, we drove southwest along the Kakadu Highway to the turn off to Gunlom Falls. From there it was another 46km on a fairly rough 4WD track to the falls. Once there a short but very steep walk … Continue reading

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Day 88. Litchfield National Park to Darwin

We packed up the tvan this morning and headed to Darwin with a few stops on the way. We went out the northern entrance of the park that is not used as much due to some of it being unsealed … Continue reading

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Day 87. Litchfield National Park

With a full night sleep everyone was feeling refreshed and Ben was feeling much better, not 100% but better none the less. We headed off to Wangi Falls, trying to get there early to avoid the crowds. We did but … Continue reading

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Day 65. Bungle Bungles to Kununurra

We packed up this morning, left the tvan and drove to the start of our first walk of the day, Mini Palm Track, a 5km return walk. The walk started out on a dry stony creek bed before entering the … Continue reading

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