Travel Blogs from Darwin, Australia

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Meet the Crockers, Darwin, Australia travel blog

Meet the Crockers

A travel blog entry by scootergal

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... rush over your shoulders giving you a lovely strong massage. Such an excellent way to end our visit to Kakadu.   We were back in Darwin by 6pm and checked back into the Cav in a private room with ensuite and real sheets. Luxury! We hastily put our ...

Welcome to the Top End, Darwin, Australia travel blog

Welcome to the Top End

A travel blog entry by scootergal

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... on to Edith falls where some of the braver ones got into the cold water for a swim. After lunch we drove straight through to Darwin arriving about 4:30pm. I can't say I was sad to be leaving this tour. Nine days was plenty. There were one or two people I ...

Leaving South East Asia in style, Darwin, Australia travel blog

Leaving South East Asia in style

A travel blog entry by martinandkate

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... . I explained that we were just given them and weren’t sure why. It led us to a nice long conversation about living in Australia as he had emigrated years back and it made my flight a lot easier than recent trips into the air. Food service looked ...

Life in the Top End, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia travel blog

Life in the Top End

A travel blog entry by jawad

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... some warm clothes from my backpack. I hope that I am not in for a nasty temperature shock on the East Coast! When I leave Darwin I will have to say goodbye to some of my long term travelling friends that I have known since Perth. And of course this ...

Welcome to the Land Down Under, Darwin, Australia travel blog

Welcome to the Land Down Under

A travel blog entry by lizandkev

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We arrived in Darwin a little worse for wear, having not slept in Bangkok the night before our flights to Australia and having not really slept on the flights as they were both short, with a short stop in Singapore. The first thing we did was bed down on ...

The outback, Darwin, Australia travel blog

The outback

A travel blog entry by keithandkim

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... amount of time, instead of doing a 30 hour travel day with layovers, we opted just to spend a couple nights in Darwin, Australia.   Darwin is the most northern city in Australia, and a very interesting place. The city is small and modern with ...

Day 220, On the Ghan, Adelaide to Darwin, Australia travel blog

Day 220

A travel blog entry by poolman99

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We got to Alice Springs around 2pm and the girls leave the train here for a few days in Alice while I continue to Darwin. Since the train is stationary here for a few hours I decided to go with the girls to the hostel to book my accommodation and tours ...

2700 Kilometers in the desert, Darwin, Australia travel blog

2700 Kilometers in the desert

A travel blog entry by anatkramer

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... Greek festival that we went to but basically there isn't much to do in Darwin. The only weird thing is that it doesn't feel at all like the Australia that I've seen so far. There is something more authentic about this city. Welcome to the ...

Destination Darwin, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia travel blog

Destination Darwin

A travel blog entry by jawad

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... before flying to Brisbane, which will be the last Australian state capital that I have not yet visited. I'm glad that before leaving Australia I will have spent time in each State and Territory, but it is impossible to see everything in one trip. You ...

The Orange bit with flies, Darwin, Australia travel blog

The Orange bit with flies

A travel blog entry by caznjasonescape

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... ! >I> Very old.. A couple of hours of "butt busting" later and we were in the heart of Kakadu. It's pure postcard Australia here: orange dust leaps up behind the van, the view is of barren, untamed land, and Emus and Kangeroos occasionally saunter ...

Kakadu National Park, Darwin, Australia travel blog

Kakadu National Park

A travel blog entry by kgonnam

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... ; We returned to the hotel for rest, food and packing.  Tomorrow we leave Kakadu at 6:45 AM for the 3 hr. drive back to Darwin to catch our flight to Melbourne.  We leave the bush and head for the 2nd largest city of 4.5 million.  Should be ...

Kakadu NP & Darwin - Day 208, Darwin, Australia travel blog

Kakadu NP & Darwin - Day 208

A travel blog entry by christosp

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The massive Kakadu national park is in the Arnheim wet-lands just south-west of Darwin, this region of Australia is known as "The top end" for obvious reasons. Kakadu has some of the most varied wildlife on the continent which includes big salt water ...

ROAD TRIP, Darwin, Australia travel blog

ROAD TRIP

A travel blog entry by mandyandnick

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... prolific and huge mossies we had ever come across - eaten alive doesn't begin to describe the itchty bitchy agony. Australia - The wrap Going the distances: 19,700kms driven Transports of delight: 4WDs, campervans, taxis, buses, horses, camels, ...

Chapter 21: Finding Nemo, Darwin, Australia travel blog

Chapter 21: Finding Nemo

A travel blog entry by easyread

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... shopping scene and mall for its size. Too bad the prices for T-shirts and shorts are just as high as the rest of Australia! The days ran together a little, as Saturday and Sunday were much the same as Friday. The weather was consistent too: hot and ...

Day 219, On the Ghan, Adelaide to Darwin, Australia travel blog

Day 219

A travel blog entry by poolman99

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Today I started the second of the great Australian train journeys - The Ghan. I'll be travelling all the way to Darwin in this journey which is the entire length of the Ghan. I only did the Perth-Adelaide section of the Indian Pacific and will complete ...

Days 228-231, Darwin, Australia travel blog

Days 228-231

A travel blog entry by poolman99

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... photos. On Friday 4th I was left to reflect on a really good time I'd had in Darwin. It wasn't the travelling as I've come to know it. I didn't even see the limited sights around Darwin. I'd just had an excellent week and a half with some great ...

Toad Jockey, Darwin, Australia travel blog

Toad Jockey

A travel blog entry by wordsworths

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... life as he drove Fat B*****d to victory and won a bottle of beer. It was a very funny evening but most bizarre. Anyway back to Darwin, the main reason for us coming here was to visit Kakadu national park, which we were to do early the next day. When we ...

Darwin from Sydney, the road trip!, Darwin, Australia travel blog

Darwin from Sydney, the road trip!

A travel blog entry by loudan1979

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... on most of the Mad Max films! If you want to see a bizarre place, then you gotta see this place. Its actually in Southern Australia (but close to the Northern Territory) and is only on the map for it's vast supply of Opal that is mined there. Its had its ...

Ben and Leah hit the NT, Darwin, Australia travel blog

Ben and Leah hit the NT

A travel blog entry by benleah

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... in. After being showed our room and given a key by a guy who was originally from Adelaide (for a small city Adelaide certainly populates Australia well!) we settled into bed at 4am. I'm pretty sure I was asleep within a couple of minutes and it seemed not ...

Days 221-223, Darwin, Australia travel blog

Days 221-223

A travel blog entry by poolman99

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... a very early morning the next day. On Wednesday and Thursday I've just taken things easy and spent time around the city of Darwin. I watched both Champions League Semi Finals by going to the Casino in the dead of night and saw a great movie - The Last ...

Just passing through, and wasting time...for now, Darwin, Australia travel blog

Just passing through, and wasting time...for now

A travel blog entry by hancocjb

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Hot steamy Darwin marks my return to the western world.  Have a 24 hr layover right now and my body clock is all messed up now from these overnight flights.  Got another 2 tonight to get to Christchurch mid day on V-day.  Then, its straight ...

Beware UFOs (Unstoppable Freaked-out Oxen), The Top End, Australia travel blog

Beware UFOs (Unstoppable Freaked-out Oxen)

A travel blog entry by escapetherace

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... they had no start in life. This was not how we'd imagined Aborigines to be having been brainwashed to a certain degree by Australia's love of their first lady, Cathy Freeman and from what we'd seen and read already, most white Aussies would rather they ...

Marina life (and portrait of a territorian), Darwin, Australia travel blog

Marina life (and portrait of a territorian)

A travel blog entry by technotrekker

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... resentment in the local aboriginals that seems to permeate the atmosphere in Alice Springs. There's a great multicultural feel due to Darwin's proximity to Asia and it's big enough to have a distinctive style and identity that will grow as the city ...

Darwin and Kakadoo, Darwin, Australia travel blog

Darwin and Kakadoo

A travel blog entry by leeandcathy

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... 32.50, dinner 22.20, hot choc 3.20. Fri 24th Sep - Day 150 An enjoyable hot sunny day spent cycling round Darwin. The capital of Northern Australia has been a very pleasant surprise. We hadn't looked into it a great deal as it wasn't really ever in ...

No more buses!!!, Darwin, Australia travel blog

No more buses!!!

A travel blog entry by mattmcshane

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... time to pack up had arrived. Feeling quite sad to leave we boarded our last Easyrider bus, destined for Australia's newest and smallest city, Darwin. Before getting there though, we had the small fact of covering the mere 1000kms that separates Kununurra ...

Australia - Darwin, Darwin, Australia travel blog

Australia - Darwin

A travel blog entry by gonetilwhenever

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... bring it up to date. Spending the morning in town we then headed for the Cullen Bay Marina (PIC), a quiet, tranquil area of Darwin based around a small boating marina. The whole place was deserted, either because it was a Sunday or perhaps the area is ...

Labuan - Brunei - Darwin, Darwin, Australia travel blog

Labuan - Brunei - Darwin

A travel blog entry by leeandcathy

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... and even the meal was good. After about 3 1/4 hours we caught our first glimpse of Australia and 10 minutes later we touched down smoothly in Darwin. On filling out our quarantine cards we realised w hadn't touched our bagged solomon trainers since ...

Day 246-252: Alice Springs/Darwin, Alice Springs > Darwin, Australia travel blog

Day 246-252: Alice Springs/Darwin

A travel blog entry by pauldwade

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... decided to make an announcement over the end of the film, well I guess we all know they lived happily ever after. Arrived into Darwin on time around half 4 and god was it hot when we stepped of the air conditioned train, low 30s, big difference from ...

Beer Can Regatta, Darwin, Australia travel blog

Beer Can Regatta

A travel blog entry by technotrekker

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... 't planning an entry until mid week, but then again I wasn't expecting to get lucky and see a beer can regatta before I left Australia either! So here I am. For the uninitiated, a beer can regatta is a zany event that involves competing teams building a ...

Looking For Crocodile Dundee, Darwin, Australia travel blog

Looking For Crocodile Dundee

A travel blog entry by tdv95

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... my younger days when I was telling the girls in a bar late at night that I was surgeon and part time astronaut, Darwin, Australia would have been a top destination of choice (and for faithful readers of the blog, please don't tell DH that ...

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