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... that is staffed 24 hours a day. WA is very strict about quarantine enforcement. Amongst their concerns is the cane toad. You are requested to check your car boot for ‘stowaways.’ Driving into NT is thankfully a non event.
* The cane toad problem in Australia is a superb example of the law of unintended consequences :
It was first introduced in 1935 to Queensland as a way of controlling the sugar cane beetle that ...
... other travellers heading south, that we missed it - it was a waste of time heading north this time of year because there was no water and everything was closing down. But, Gav and I were determined, we had come this far and this was the only time we could travel - so we pushed on hoping they were wrong.
Our next stop on our Northern Territory adventure was the town of Katherine to ...
... gorge two which is a shame but we will get to see some of it at least. We did think about hiring canoes and doing it that way as the canoes can get to the end of gorge two but decided in the heat that would not be very enjoyable. Dinner menu for tonight is BBQ steak and sausages - we stocked up on fruit and vegetables in Alice Springs forgetting that we would have to eat them all before we go back into WA so we have 2 nights left in NT ...
We head for Pine Creek to buy our park passes and fuel up at the Lazy Lizard and then make our way into Kakadu National Park. First stop is Cooinda to book a sunrise cruise on Yellow Waters for the following morning. Then it's up the road to ...
Before we left Kakadu today, we had another go at catching a ranger talk, this time at Nourlangie. We missed the first talk at the lookout, but caught up with him at Anbangbang. What a passionate man! It was so great to have had the opportunity to listen to Ranger Christian talk. While Martin and I had waited in front of the artwork, we had wondered why it was so clear here and all the ...
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