11 09-06-2017 Fri Adelaide River

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Today was the first overcast day we have experienced on this trip and as a consequence the morning was fairly cool. It got up into the high 20’s later in the day, but we are so acclimatised now that it … Continued

10 08-06-2017 Thu Adelaide River

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We were surprised by how cool it was this morning for our now tropics-acclimatised bodies – 17°.  After breakfast we drove 29 Km northeast to Nitmiluk, formerly known as Katherine Gorge. On arriving at the site we were stunned by … Continued

09 07-06-2017 Wed Katherine

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A transit day from Cooinda via the Kakadu Hwy to Pine Creek and then via the Stuart Hwy south to Katherine. Our first stop was at a section of the Hwy that had a lot of good-sized termite mounds of … Continued

08 06-06-2017 Tue Cooinda

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We had a leisurely start today and were picked up at reception for our scenic flight. The runway is less than kilometre from the lodge so we were soon in the air. Due to my height, I was rewarded/punished, being … Continued

07 05-06-2017 Mon Cooinda

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A very early start to catch the Footprints of Kakadu Tour (“adventure” tour for seniors). This was an all-day event, from 07:15 until 17:10. It entailed a lot of driving – 300+ Km, with 75 Km on dirt and at … Continued

06 04-06-2017 Sun Cooinda

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Sorry for the silence – we had no Internet in Cooinda. Photos to come later. Today we went east again from Jabiru to the East Alligator River crossing, to go on the Guluyambi Cruise along the river. Our captain and … Continued

05 03-06-2017 Sat Jabiru

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Today we were picked by Top End Tours at Kakadu Lodge for a day trip to Arnhem Land. Arnhem Land is on the eastern side of the East Alligator River. A common question the tour guide get is “Why is … Continued

04 02-06-2017 Fri Jabiru

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We learned that Pippa Middleton and husband arrived in Darwin last night. This town is not big enough for both of us, so we left this morning. While driving out of town, we were astonished by how log it took … Continued

03 01-06-2017 Thu Darwin

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Our first stop today was the Burnett Place historic houses precinct at MyIlly Point at the edge of the city . However, we were too early for this National Trust’s opening hours, so we headed back to the city to … Continued

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