Palm Court Backpackers
Travel Blogs from Katherine
... the Victoria River Roadhouse and Mick had a laugh at the sign in the front of the roadhouse. (see photo).
After stopping at Victoria River Roadhouse we then headed to Katherine, passing through the Gregory National Park and its spectacular ranges both in height and colour. We reached Katherine late in the afternoon and settled into the Big 4 caravan park for a couple of nights.
... 1pm when we left Katherine which allowed us time to get to Timber Creek. We didn't stop at Victoria River to take photos of the escarpments but we did drive through it and it was spectacular scenery. On arriving at Timber Creek which is just a small settlement with two caravan parks, we booked into one and walked over to the other one to watch them feed kites (birds that look like small eagles) with pieces ...
Sunny, windy 29 Distance travelled 428 km Katherine Big 4 Caravan Park. $40,50 per night Biggest flock yet of pelicans and birds gathered at daybreak this morning although they weren't fishing and broke off into smaller groups fairly soon after. Packed up and left about 8.30 but it took us half an hour to traverse the rough road in because we had to sit behind another really slow (non off-road) van all the wat to the highway. Uneventful journey north. ...
... 8217;t be too hard.
4. Feeling good, apart from a small ache in the shoulder department, I didn’t foresee blisters.
Seeing the first of many waterfalls and rivers next to the camp, I throw my bag down to the floor and on all fours, I plunge my head into the refreshing the water, taking I big swig, I gulp down the cool water before heading on.
1230. The sun blazes relentlessly, the heat bounces off the blood coloured rocks, from both fronts you are hit, a heat ...
... and onto the track alongside the river. My
mind clear of any thoughts, I take in the scenery, when up ahead, at the local
hot springs I notice the track going between several posts, choosing to ride
out the way of some travellers having a picnic, I ride off the path and onto
the grass, pedalling hard to keep my heart rate up, I ease on the brakes to fit
through the gap. Closer and closer, until only a few meters away I see a chain
between the supposed gap. ******* ...