Cullen Bay Serviced Apartments
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Another one of the worlds great railway journeys and not without good cause.Three days and two nights on the Ghan travelling through the red centre. We saw more kangaroos, Emus and even Dingos and met some interesting people including a couple on their honeymoon and another couple from the UK who had sold everything and are travelling without any …
... We saw great displays of shells, birds, butterflies and a 5.1m crocodile called Sweetie that had drowned when it was being relocated from Sweetman Lagoon after it had begun biting tinnies. Outside the museum there was a display of moving lifelike dinosaurs which looked a bit creepy after looking at the crocodile. We looked at the Cyclone Tracey display which is always worth a look. It ...
... enough drama, it was on to the exhibit on Cyclone Tracy. This hit the town on 25 December 1974, and with winds around 260 kph devastated the town. Nearly all of the 48,000 residents were left homeless. At the display, one rather terrifying, completely black room played an actual recording of the cyclone at its most intense. I could only stand it for a short while.
At night, we enjoyed a very pleasant meal with ...
... the fall on
trickled. We get closer to rock face, to an area called the plunge pool, this
time a breeze had picked up, cooling everyone from the sun’s heat and being early
morning still no one had any heat to give. At the edge of the pool, in just my
shorts, with the others catching up or wondering if it’s too cold I jump in.
Refreshing I yelp out as the ask me how it is, but truth be told, I didn’t
think I had any balls left, swimming as quickly as ...
... in the season to see a lot as there was still plenty of water around so the wild life was quite scattered. For the same reason some of the more spectacular sights were closed (eg Jim Jim Falls) but there was still lots available. It's hard to nominate a favourite but if I had to it would be Gunlom Falls. After a reasonably challenging climb we came to a series of pools at the top of the escarpment with final one looking out over ...
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what a great place to stay, amazing views and very friendly / helpful staff
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