Travel Blogs from Darwin, Australia

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Top End Explorer, Darwin, Australia travel blog

Top End Explorer

A travel blog entry by tjmartin

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... each one. There are some highlights that stick out however. This trip was certainly my favourite of all the tours I took in Australia. The fact that the temperature stayed somewhere between fairly warm and very hot, made a bit of a difference! The next ...

Darwin: Warmth and more good fortune, Darwin, Australia travel blog

Darwin: Warmth and more good fortune

A travel blog entry by technotrekker

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It's good to be out of winter and into somewhere more tropical. Darwin - land of the free and sweaty. It has to be the perfect time to visit this place as there are no bugs, the temperature is a couple of degrees below the 32 degree average of the rest of ...

Goodbyes suck balls!, Darwin, Australia travel blog

Goodbyes suck balls!

A travel blog entry by scottwoz

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International Departure Lounge, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia: In less than an hour I'll be stowing my hand luggage in the overhead compartment of flight JQ61 and getting comfortable with a book that Jay just gave me. This flight will mark the ...

Decided to Move on, Darwin, Australia travel blog

Decided to Move on

A travel blog entry by rbisset

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... . Figured I may as well try my luck fruit picking again for a month and Queensland is the place to be. It's also another part of Australia that I didn't think I'd get a chance to visit on this trip so I am happy. I spent far too much time (and money) in ...

Darwin, Darwin, NT, Australia travel blog

Darwin

A travel blog entry by shonandgraham

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Today is our last day in Darwin. We have spent a few days here, but wouldn't recommend spending more than a week actually in Darwin as it is a very small city. However, there are still things to do such as have a walk in Bicentenial Park, or the Botanic ...

Having a Short Holiday, Darwin, Australia travel blog

Having a Short Holiday

A travel blog entry by rbisset

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After travelling all the way through the centre of Australia to reach Darwin we feel in need of a little rest. Well we haven't been resting all the time as we have been writing CV's and emailing them off to agencies in town in the hope of finding some ...

Gorges, gorges and more gorges......, Darwin, Australia travel blog

Gorges, gorges and more gorges......

A travel blog entry by grahamandrach

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... tricycles and enjoying the toys with toothy, dribbling grins. The Aboriginies here are facially very different from those of central Australia and look almost Indian or Polynesian. They are very attractive people. We spent one night at the tip of the ...

Overdosing on Spirits, Darwin, Australia travel blog

Overdosing on Spirits

A travel blog entry by stevejames

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Day 253-259: Darwin to almost Cairns, Darwin > Croydon, Australia travel blog

Day 253-259: Darwin to almost Cairns

A travel blog entry by pauldwade

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... card he left when he was last there. Early evening we arrived at the Heartbreak Hotel in Cape Crawford which is apparently Australia's most remote roadhouse which is mildly disturbing as they're pretty much all in the middle of nowhere. Dinner was very ...

Darwinning the Ashes, Darwin, Australia travel blog

Darwinning the Ashes

A travel blog entry by stevejames

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Ka kaa doo doo doo! Push pineapples shake a tree!, Kakadu National Park, Darwin, Australia travel blog

Ka kaa doo doo doo! Push pineapples shake a tree!

A travel blog entry by lizandsimon

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... in Australia is not the brown snake or the funnel web spider but the introduced European honey bee, responsible for more deaths in Australia that all of their spiders and snakes put together. So having been persuaded to jump into a croc infested billabong ...

Kakadu-doo-doo, Darwin, Australia travel blog

Kakadu-doo-doo

A travel blog entry by ad_n_caz

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c... Last words from Australia, before we head into the Asia Massive. The weather pattern has just turned into regular London drizzle, so have been feeling at home, apart from the heat. Our Kakadu trip was a welcome break from Darwin, even the early ...

So long and thanks for the airconditioning, Darwin, Australia travel blog

So long and thanks for the airconditioning

A travel blog entry by mightylongway

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... it is. This time tomorrow we will be in Kuala Lumpur! I can't really believe it is actually happening - I spent the fist day in Darwin saying 'I can't believe we are in Darwin!' 'cause that means we are nearly in Malaysia. Today we saw a man mowing his ...

On top at last!, Darwin, Australia travel blog

On top at last!

A travel blog entry by ad_n_caz

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A... We've now reached our last stop off in Australia - the top end. We're in Darwin for a few days now, though tomorrow we'll be heading off to Kakadu, which is meant to be one of the best national parks in Australia. We'll be seeing it at its wettest, ...

Darwin - The Top End of Oz!, Darwin, Australia travel blog

Darwin - The Top End of Oz!

A travel blog entry by alinmattrtw2005

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... and got very numb bums! We stopped in a leafy site in Kununurra before heading off early again, and off we went from Western Australia into the Northern Territory, before we knew it we were seeing a big sign welcoming us to the state! Oh and telling us ...

Starting Work Again, Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Australia travel blog

Starting Work Again

A travel blog entry by rbisset

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Getting up this morning was a bit of a struggle. Breakfast is served between 4:30-6am! Who gets up at that time of day! On a normal working day we start at 6am but today we were doing an induction and didn't need to be up until 8. This meant we had ...

Small Update, Darwin, Australia travel blog

Small Update

A travel blog entry by rbisset

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... after 2 months doing that I would probably never want to come back to Aussieland again! On the subject of our time in Australia, I believe that this will be the last city we visit. I had originally planned to head to the East coast and work south to ...

Photos from last entry - at last!, Darwin, Australia travel blog

Photos from last entry - at last!

A travel blog entry by kevandsian

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Well guys, we've finally got round to putting on the photos for our last Travelpod update. Sorry it's taken so long. We've been in Oz for more than 3 weeks now, travelling through the central Australian outback and Northern Territory in our trusty ...

Days 224-227, Darwin, Australia travel blog

Days 224-227

A travel blog entry by poolman99

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... was still here and we were joined by the Australian outback-dwelling James. He has qualified as a doctor and is seeing Darwin before starting work in Katherine, the tiny town we stopped at on the Ghan. Saturday was our trip to Litchfield ...

Tropical Darwin, Darwin, Australia travel blog

Tropical Darwin

A travel blog entry by alinmattrtw2005

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... havent spotted one living one! We ate lunch up there and chilled out, drove past many of the remnants from the wartimes (Darwin was actually a very important place during WW2 and was bombed quite a lot), we looked over the pretty coastline all the time ...

Farewell Oz!!!, Darwin, Australia travel blog

Farewell Oz!!!

A travel blog entry by tom_hollie_2010

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Hi all, Darwin was our last stop in Australia before our first flight to Asia. By this point we have no money left (Oz is very expensive) and we were already anticipating the Asian food (eating Chicken Tonight with rice or pasta every night gets tiresome) ...

Finally Seeing the Sights and Night Markets, Darwin, Australia travel blog

Finally Seeing the Sights and Night Markets

A travel blog entry by rbisset

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... to ever hit Australian soil when it arrived on Christmas Eve 1947. The storm destroyed around 90% of all the buildings in Darwin and killed 65 people. Looking at the pictures of the destruction it seems unbelievable that a storm could do so much damage. ...

End of the line for Oz, Darwin, Australia travel blog

End of the line for Oz

A travel blog entry by segacs

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... . After lunch, we headed back to Darwin. The trip to Kakadu was short and sweet. I now have less than one day left in Australia. It's hard to believe that I've been wanting to come here for so long, and now it's over and I'm leaving. Tomorrow it's ...

Finally Leaving Darwin For The Tiwi Islands, Darwin, Australia travel blog

Finally Leaving Darwin For The Tiwi Islands

A travel blog entry by rbisset

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... on our side as we flew over the tree tops and bounced down on the dirt track runway. Should be a smoother landing in Darwin in 12 days time. Once at Maxwell Creek we had the guided tour before being allocated rooms, bunks not singles as promised, but ...

Screwed Over, Back In Darwin, Darwin, Australia travel blog

Screwed Over, Back In Darwin

A travel blog entry by rbisset

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... glad didn't happen as they were everywhere. Someone got bitten twice by a red back spider yesterday and had to be airlifted to Darwin for emergency antivenin! So I'm back in Darwin with around $Aus1500 and no idea what to do. Going to have to do some ...

A Long Days Driving, Darwin, Australia travel blog

A Long Days Driving

A travel blog entry by rbisset

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... the first time at Daly Waters. A tiny little place but the main attraction is Daly Waters Pub. Supposedly the oldest pub in Australia its a weird place with the walls covered in anything they can find. Stubby holders, ID cards, stickers, t-shirts and even ...

Still Working in Darwin, Still Raining, Darwin, Australia travel blog

Still Working in Darwin, Still Raining

A travel blog entry by rbisset

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... few boxes around for a day or 2. It was actually pretty good and I made a small bit of money off it, still not enough to leave Darwin though! It was really easy work and we hardly had to do anything as there were so many of us. We just had to empty an ...

Exploring the Top End, Darwin and Kakadu National Park, Australia travel blog

Exploring the Top End

A travel blog entry by dazzla

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A few pics from our recent trip to Adelaide, Darwin and Kakadu National ...

Goodbye to Darwin and our wonderful Hosts, Darwin, Australia travel blog

Goodbye to Darwin and our wonderful Hosts

A travel blog entry by pidgeandpie

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With just a few more places to see of Darwin and a fairwell meal at the Casino with Umi, Allen and Dani our Darwin adventure was coming to a close. Thanks guys for inviting us to spend Xmas 2005 with you, we had a great ...

Darwin & Kakadu Photos, Darwin, Australia travel blog

Darwin & Kakadu Photos

A travel blog entry by martyt

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... pedestrian precinct. Strangely it has a few skyscrapers but walk 50m away and you'll find suburbs. Being our first stop in Australia Darwin began to make us think the Australians were a rough lot. Being so isolated from the rest of Oz the Darwinians ...

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