Broome to Katherine
Since leaving Broome we’ve done some 4wdrive and tenting trips. From Broome we had 2 nights at Fitzroy Crossing. We were back on the travelling scene after our 5 weeks in Broome so we took it easy with a 2 day break at the Crossing. We spent the morning lazing by the pool (temperature in the low 30’s now) then during the afternoon we did a boat tour of ...
Top End Traumas (Katherine & Kakadu)
“We choose to go to the moon. We choose to go to the moon in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard”
Announced John F Kennedy in September 1962. 40 years later I decided to become a spacecraft engineer, and, having failed to go to the moon after another 5, was now embarking on my next adventure, he...
Fender Bending (Townsville to Katherine)
“Lost and alone on some, forgotten highway”
“Travelled by many, remembered by few”
Sang the great John Denver, and whilst technically I wasn’t lost (there was only one road), I was alone again, and on some forgotten highway between Townsville and Tennant Creek.
The previous couple of days had brought me to more or less the end of my funds as I’...
The trip so far
We were up at 5:30 to prepare to leave for our around Australia trip. Gail and Bill arrived to begin their baby sitting duties with our 2 dogs (Jack and Sparkey), 10 fish (8 comets, 1 tiger and 1 hairy nosed catfish – Killer) and our cockatiel – Squeak.
The trailer was packed the night before so all that was needed to do was to pack the ...