Darwin and surrounds

We used the time in Darwin to enjoy some beautiful sunsets and sunrises…
Played a couple of hours in the Florence Falls in Litchfield, went to the wave lagoon and met the little Brooklyn on our campsite…

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Intermezzo : Marsupials and Monotremes

When you ask around about Australian animals, everyone knows a koala and a kangaroo… But there are a couple more special ones over there.

These animals are part of some unique kind in the world, the MARSUPIALS (or pouch animals). This means that their young are birthed very early and fatten a couple of months afterwards in the pouch.

Another special group are the MONOTREMES or egg-laying mammals…

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FOR SALE : 1988 Toyota LandCruiser

De eerste 2 dagen in Darwin gaven we onze Janis een volledige facelift! We haalden alles eruit…stoften haar volledig uit en wasten ieder hoekje. Ik amuseerde mezelf met haar helemaal te waxen. Het was alsof ik haar inwreef met nivea. Ze kreeg terug een babyhuidje…

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The Stuart Highway : The Alice to Darwin

The road from The Alice to Darwin, a straigth line of 1500 km’s sealed roads…
How do we make that distance interesting? Or better… How do the Australians make them interesting? Well a short list of remarkable places, some naturally, others humanly.

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Mud Party on the road to The Alice

From the Oodnadatta Roadhouse we head along some dirt roads to Dalhousie Springs for a swim in the hot springs over there… However the campsite was crowded and during night it started raining.
So next morning we got a nice surprise. Wet dirt roads = mud party…
Enjoy the pictures below from Janis cawling through the mud.
(and look what the road did to our eggs 😦 )

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