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... was difficult to believe instead it is the result of erosion. We had fun taking photos and climbing on the rocks. I could've stayed all day clambering around, but we had to carry on the road of nothing. The other stops we have done are generally abandoned cattle farm or telegraph stations from where aboriginals used to work. Other than that we have seen so much nothing I can't say much else Tonight we are going for dinner together and then ...
... as promising as anything else I’ve tried. We toured around the port area and decided to visit The Botanical Gardens.
The Gardens were not really at their best, perhaps. Some weeding has not been attended to, and the labelling of plants could be improved. It is lush and cool in parts and has some flowering plants. I recalled our previous visit 19 years ago and thought that the plantings were more interesting then. Both times, there were few flowering species. ...
... and drive to the museum. Des and Anita were meeting us there. The military museum was very interesting. So much history about the Top End defending Australia and the bombing of Darwin in February of 1942. I always remember Uncle Ernie quoting the three big events for Australia, the sinking of the Sydney by the German ship the HSK Kormoran, the bombing of Darwin by the Japanese and the fall of Singapore, all within a short time. Also before the bombing of Darwin, there was ...
... soon it was time to begin the feast that Tiff had prepared! We had spit roast lamb and pork, bbq chicken wings, baked potatoes, corn on the cob, salads and coleslaw. It was delicious! She did an amazing job! So so tasty! Soon we were finished and headed outside for the music. Between Freedom and Afro Moses we had music most of the night, it was brilliant! The vodka jellies were bought out shortly afterwards, I think I had ...
... for cover but stupidly didn't watch where I was going amd kicked a large tree root sticking out of the ground! It was agonising! But as painful as it was, I didn't drop the beers which I was quite proud of! I hobbled into the kitchen to examine the damage; it didn't look too bad but I struggled to walk on it. As we were living the the house with 30+ people, different people bought over different remedies, painkillers and ice packs for me to use, I ended up on real ...