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... have to deal with the garage sale. How would you rank Sydney Harbour? "Life cannot offer many places finer to stand at eight-thirty on a summery weekday morning than Circular Quay in Sydney. To begin with, it presents one of the world's greatest views. To the right, almost painfully brilliant in the sunshine, stands the famous Opera House with its jaunty, severely angled roof. To the left, the stupendous and noble Harbour Bridge. Across the water, shiny and beckoning is Luna ...
... and light show from 5:30 am for about an hour. Sheet lightning lit up the clouds and sky. So impressive that we got up and went on the upper deck and watched with our coffee, under cover as the intermittent tropical showers pounded down.
After that alarm clock we set off for the "jumping crocodiles" in the Adelaide River, about 90 minutes south of Darwin. We were glad we got out of the city to see something of the country around Darwin. It truly is a ...
... by English speaking voices again, although we had a mix of languages on the tour. It was lovely to see the wetlands looking so lush and the birds were spectacular, including jabiru, also to see the wild buffalo wallowing in the water. The crocodiles were amazing to see so close and the Adelaide River was very tropical. We have a new Captain joining the ship today who has just made the sailing announcement. Sounds a bit dull after ...
Day 15 Today we spent the day in Darwin, stocking up on food, water and fuel and planning our trip to Kakadu. We visited the tourism office to buy our National Park pass and found out that two of the main waterfalls and gorges were shut due to crocodile sightings and work occurring. Therefore we decided to cut our trip by a day and spend more time elsewhere. On finally purchasing our first mango of the season, I have included a photo to show you how important ...
... scenic gardens overlooking the beach. It was scattered with groups of aboriginals but It was perfect for runs and I ended up there early most mornings doing some combination of running, skipping and bodyweight exercises. A lot of other people were out as well doing runs which was good to see. When I wasn't doing anything else I ended up in the hostels pool either swimming, sunbathing on a lilo or playing ball games if others happened to be in there as well.
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