This is the car that needed relocating from Broome to Darwin for only $5 a day... Not too shabby a ride is it?! Complete with tent, sleeping bags, cooking gear and a handy little fridge, it was ready to go on a roadtrip ;-). Finding travel companions through a facebook group and on my tour … Continue reading Next Stop: Darwin
What a week!! The day I left Exmouth I was offered a job near Darwin, working in Kakadu National Park. Somewhere I've not been yet and very much want to go... The first job offer in two weeks of looking, it was hard to know whether this was a helping hand reaching out... A hand, … Continue reading Sunset, Sand and Camels
You might be surprised but I've left Carnarvon... A decision led entirely by instinct, helped along the way by the job not being entirely as advertised including the hours offered in the working week (definitely not enough to save money fast) as well as a head not entirely in the right place, I hatched a … Continue reading Stopping Into Coral Bay…
The Stuart Highway runs north to south connecting Darwin and Alice Springs. It is a very straight road. I am currently perched not far from it! In fact, I think we could call it our driveway ;-). I can easily stand on this road and there be no vehicles in sight. I also see very … Continue reading A Dangerous Place for a Sleep Walker!!
My legs are a mess. I must have at least twenty bites on them. Some mozzies, I'm not sure of the rest. Vigilant in my application of bug spray in Batchelor, Darwin's cityscape has not been so kind. I hope they don't scar. Travelling south by bus, I watch the landscape out my window. Red … Continue reading Squashing Katherine
Bag fixed. Check. Clothes left and rucksack packed better. Check. Still as heavy. Check. Leaving Darwin with significantly more mozzie bites than I arrived with. Check. Achieving nearly everything I wanted to achieve in the five day window I gave myself (save for putting photos on fb... Sorry Tassie companions, I wish I'd brought a … Continue reading Inspiration at Sunset in Mindil