Darwin's Barra Base
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... and refreshing to swim in the pond, very clear waters and only littered with tree logs at the base of the pond giving it the dark deep pond effect. Absolutely part of the world to be able to swim safely and completely in touch with nature. Met up with some people from Mount Gambier at the park of all places.
Left and continued on our loop, and about 1/2 hour up the road, realised that Craig had left behind his shoes, someone will have a nice ...
... minutes from the beginning of the tide turning our boat which was high and dry on the sand bar was afloat. We checked the crab pots on the way back and there were 6 keepers. We arrived back at Shoal Bay just after sunset and Bob cooked up the crabs and filleted the fish so we each had something to show for our efforts. We were dropped back at the caravan park around 8.00pm – it was a big day out. The crabs whilst it is a messy job to get the meat out it was ...
... of place, looking a bit rundown. Nitmaluk was stunningly beautiful and I loved every minute of our boat ride and walk to the paintings. Tall towering cliffs rose out of the water, there were many people canoeing and walking. We saw crocodile nesting signs, they were for the freshwater crocodiles, but salties do come into the gorge during the Wet season. Their population is closely monitored before the Gorge is reopened for swimming and canoeing ...
... Monday we went out to Howard Springs and Berry Springs, and had a picnic at Fogg Dam where we saw a couple of jabirus nesting then down to the Jumping Crocodile tours. We picked a different one than last time and it was well worth going a second time. We saw some huge crocodiles as well as quite a few medium size i.e. 3 mts or so.
On the boat they make you stayed on the right or the left so you don't get an ugly rush ...
... bit of a look around at the shops and I bought an awful coffee for $4.10.
We boarded the aircraft where the steward/flight attendant made a huge fuss of Mum. We squeezed into our seats and Mum had the window seat. Finally we took off after a slight delay with missing passengers.
It was quite a good, smooth flight in a full plane with views over the Blue Mountains, Central Western N.S.W. and Western Queensland before ...