Travel Blogs from Darwin, Australia

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Darwin, Darwin, Australia travel blog

Darwin

A travel blog entry by vandall

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... after 7 hours in the pub. You see Darwin has nothing to do, and lots of pubs and so has the highest drinking rates in Australia. Something like 2 cases of beer per adult per week. I did manage to get taught how to crack a stock whip in between trips to ...

Xmas Day, no snow expected., Darwin, Australia travel blog

Xmas Day, no snow expected.

A travel blog entry by pidgeandpie

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... sprinkle of snow this year, but hoped to see a glimpse of the weather back home on MSN Messenger later in the day. Xmas day in Darwin with Umi and her family was a great place for Wayne and Tilly to spend this special day away from home, even if it was ...

Top end, Darwin, Australia travel blog

Top end

A travel blog entry by segacs

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I've made it all the way to the Top End of Australia. Darwin is the closest city to Asia, the place that was bombed the most during World War II, and one of the hottest and most humid places in the entire country. We cruised in here this afternoon ...

Someone Pissed On Our Backpacks!, Darwin, Australia travel blog

Someone Pissed On Our Backpacks!

A travel blog entry by rbisset

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... grey clouds rolled in, giving us prior warning of the storm that was about to unfold. Every night since I have been in Darwin, there has been a huge thunderstorm. The first time I experienced one, I had nearly dropped off to sleep when the loudest clap ...

From Katherine to Darwin, Darwin, Australia travel blog

From Katherine to Darwin

A travel blog entry by grizzly

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... did opt for a three day tour to Kakadu National Park. Kakadu National Park is in the Northern Territory of Australia, 171 km southeast of Darwin. Kakadu National Park is located within the Alligator Rivers Region of the Northern Territory of Australia. It ...

JetStar Nazis, Darwin, Australia travel blog

JetStar Nazis

A travel blog entry by rcys

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When I couldn't find a sail boat to crew on to get out of Australia, I booked a couple flights on JetStar from Cairns to Darwin and Darwin to Singapore. This is more of me venting than a post so if you don't want to hear me complain about the JetStar ...

Hopefully Not In Darwin For Much Longer, Darwin, Australia travel blog

Hopefully Not In Darwin For Much Longer

A travel blog entry by rbisset

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... be on a flight out to the Tiwi Islands next week to do some serious work for 6 weeks. The Tiwi Islands are just north of Darwin (13 minute flight) and usually bloody expensive to visit. You have to visit on a tour and a 1 night stay on the island costs ...

Mini Update, Darwin, Australia travel blog

Mini Update

A travel blog entry by rbisset

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... . Only a couple of people have had a look and they only want to pay ridiculously small amounts for it. Either way if we haven't off loaded it by tomorrow then we will take any offer we receive. But that's about it news wise. Darwin is so much ...

4th feb - up early again for the next part ..., Alice Springs to Darwin 3 day trip, Northern Territory, Australia travel blog

4th feb - up early again for the next part ...

A travel blog entry by phil_and_lisa

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... wall for 12 hours each day. Those who couldn't make it knew they had a long walk back to the outskirts of Australia and so many killed themselves. It also badly affected the aboriginal communities there who'd never seen white people before and then ...

Go walkabout, Darwin, Australia travel blog

Go walkabout

A travel blog entry by grizzly

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... so he could spin the yarn for stories about animals hunted, edible plants and history of the area. Though this area of Australia usually sees 2 seasons – the wet and the dry; the aboriginals count six seasons. ...

Cyclone Monica: Wash Out, Darwin, Australia travel blog

Cyclone Monica: Wash Out

A travel blog entry by rbisset

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... map and were all really disappointed. It had hit the land and completely wiped itself out. It was no longer on a collision course with Darwin but heading south. The cyclone is on us now and as a result of it going overland it has gone from Cat 5 - ...

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 ...

Map Pin for our flight stop, Darwin, Australia travel blog

Map Pin for our flight stop

A travel blog entry by mandibee

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We stopped here for our connecting ...

So what have we done since we finished our ..., Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia travel blog

So what have we done since we finished our ...

A travel blog entry by phil_and_lisa

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So what have we done since we finished our tour? Nothing! We've just been hanging around in Darwin having a bit of a relaxing time to catch our breath before the great Asia expedition. It's really too hot and humid to do anything here and apart from ...

Cyclone Monica on the Way!, Darwin, Australia travel blog

Cyclone Monica on the Way!

A travel blog entry by rbisset

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... as it sounds. More interesting is the fact that Cyclone Monica, currently a category 5 (top level), is on collision course with Darwin and should hit sometime tomorrow. Currently gusting at 350km/hr in the eye of the storm and should prove to be an ...

Boxing Day, Darwin, Australia travel blog

Boxing Day

A travel blog entry by pidgeandpie

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Boxing day was spent drinking more and eating more to keep up with tradition, thankfully Ozzies's tackled Boxing Day in just the same manner. As our hosts for the day were Dave and Janice (of which Dave was originally from Blighty), mean't that a big ...

Dar Winners!, Darwin, Australia travel blog

Dar Winners!

A travel blog entry by pidgeandpie

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... since setting off from Townsville just a few days previously and had even managed to win a speeding ticket in the only state of Australia where there is an "No-Speed-Limit". Don't be misguided by this claim though as Baris didn't become a sexy ...

Going Troppo!, Darwin, Australia travel blog

Going Troppo!

A travel blog entry by helsbells

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... any effort to conjure up some mates. Also, it's the first time I've been to a city since Perth, two months ago. Darwin has been a very pleasant surprise. It is compact and cosmopolitan, and feels pretty safe to wander around in. Last Thursday, I ...

Jumpin Croc's, Great Big Croc Cruise, Darwin, Australia travel blog

Jumpin Croc's, Great Big Croc Cruise

A travel blog entry by pidgeandpie

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Today Umi suggested we all went to Jumpin Croc's to see some of Australia's biggest salt water crocs leap out of the water next to your boat. Hang on a minute, so were going to go down a river where we know theres loads of salties and where going to ...

Northen territory, Darwin, Australia travel blog

Northen territory

A travel blog entry by m-and-c

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On August 6th we flew to Darwin and the temperature was a lovely 32 degrees and rising. Magic! Within 2 days we had set ourselves up with not just any old camper van but a motor home. This was to be our home for the next 5 days. No time was wasted and we ...

Mad People and Mad Places!, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia travel blog

Mad People and Mad Places!

A travel blog entry by helsbells

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... I get back to Blighty. But then I remembered what a nervous driver I am, so maybe not. Then travelled from Kununurra to Darwin on Wednesday. The bus stopped at Katherine among other places, and imagine my surprise when I walked into a local shopping ...

The Top End...Darwin, Darwin, Australia travel blog

The Top End...Darwin

A travel blog entry by brownsltd

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... level they house trendy restaurants, bars and retail outlets.  On Thursday night we visited the Mindil Beach Sunset Markets; a Darwin institution, it was well patronized with the paths awash with tourists.  The stalls sold a variety of wares ...

We made it!, Darwin, Australia travel blog

We made it!

A travel blog entry by wickens

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Brad was full of emotion on our last drive in Australia, reminiscing about different "journeys" we have taken during the last few months.  We have driven over 15,000 km since we left Sydney in March and have become so adept at driving long distances ...

To the North I go, Darwin, Australia travel blog

To the North I go

A travel blog entry by ajpeel

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... with...very relaxing. I'm reading Lance Armstrong's autobiography, a good read so far. I really don't like having expectations. I was expecting Darwin to be larger than it is, just because it's the biggest city in the Northern Territory so I was a bit ...

End of Civilisation, Darwin, Australia travel blog

End of Civilisation

A travel blog entry by bigmikey69

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... swarmed by flies who seemed to particularly enjoy trying to get into your eyes! Anyway enough rambling, my basic point is Western Australia is awesome but the travelling part isnt! Was quite impressed with the flying doctors as well (did anyone used to ...

Kakadu National Park, Close to Darwin, Darwin, Australia travel blog

Kakadu National Park, Close to Darwin

A travel blog entry by bigmikey69

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To end our Australia leg of our journey, we decided to do a three day tour of Kakadu National Park, Australias finest Park and we were not disappointed. This would involve camping which was good fun, with everything that it entails such as campfires, ...

On to Oz!, Darwin, Australia travel blog

On to Oz!

A travel blog entry by dawn_smedley

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... coastal walk into town which was extremely nice and the sun was shining big time! We passed some of Darwin´s historic monuments (??? Australia can find history in anything! Every pub you go into has a little history book about it!) and learnt alot about ...

Matthew Fishes for Bara - at Mataranka?, Darwin, Australia travel blog

Matthew Fishes for Bara - at Mataranka?

A travel blog entry by chris-and-megan

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... ;m not a shareholder). Anyhow, I managed to rig up the iPod with Skype to the WiFi modem and made a call from Mataranka to Darwin – probably via Brussles!  Where there’s a will, there’s a way.  Ingenuity 1: Telstra 0. We needed ...

Farewell to Aus, Darwin, Australia travel blog

Farewell to Aus

A travel blog entry by heathermills

... by one of the many diners. We stayed for a while gazing out at the black ocean and reflecting on our time in Australia. It had been a hectic few weeks filled with many good memories, beautiful scenery, fun cities, dramatic coastlines and endless ...

The Northern Territory, Darwin, Australia travel blog

The Northern Territory

A travel blog entry by sazzle

Arrived in ...

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