Palmerston Sunset Retreat
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- Swimming pool
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... stopping off at all the beautiful sights. The first was Florence Falls a dual waterfall and some rock pools for swimming. Next up was Buley Rockhole which is a part of the river where there are numerous shallow rock pools and mini waterfalls to swim and relax in. These are checked every day for crocs and were specifically marked ‘safe for swimming’. Despite these signs, we ...
... to rain. And boy did it rain. It was coming in sideways - it poured down! We saw the owner of the boat arrive and he sat down for a cuppa too - he said that there was no going out on the river in that kind of weather! Meanwhile the cafe started to fill up with more and more of us brave adventurers! We must have been being smiled on, though, because the rain did eventually stop and we did get out on the cruise. It was terrific. Not so many jumping crocs as I remember ...
... is the full history of Cyclone Tracy from 1974, a huge taxidermy section with literally hundreds of specials of birds, mammals and reptiles all catalogued and displayed, as well as a display on a huge croc nicknamed 'Sweetheart'. Sweetheart was the name given to a 5.1 metre saltwater crocodile responsible for a series of attacks on boats in Australia between 1974 and 1979. Sweetheart attacked outboard motors, dinghies, and fishing boats. ...
... car to the mechanic. Took ourselves back to bed. Washed and washed. Collected the Rv. Collected the car. Ate early and went back to bed. Feel jet-lagged and it was only a 2.5 hour flight!!! Nice to have a nothing day.
This afternoon we headed to the Mindil Markets. I have heard so much about these markets and to be honest I was very disappointed in both the size of the market nor was I mpressed with the variety or price.
Tomorrow we may do a croc tour or perhaps a wave pool but we have no firm plans.
Next stop after Darwin is Kakadu and I can't wait.
All the best.