Marrakai Luxury All Suites Darwin
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... I don't think I would have gone if I had to walk the 3+ miles to get there. The exhibits were really interesting. I liked the aboriginal artwork and history section, the native animals section, and the section on Hurricane Tracy, which destroyed the city of Darwin back on Christmas of 1974.
After the museum closed, I took a walk on the beach to watch the sunset. It was a solid first day in Darwin.
... local Rum Jungle Tavern for a sundowner and meal. A couple of colourful locals makes for an entertaining evening before we retire for the day.
Sunday morning the 4th with Charl very agitated as we are unable to exercise, we pack the caravan and head for Darwin, a short 100km away. We check into the Big4 Howard Springs Caravan Park and set up camp under some very welcome trees. A late brekkie before we take a drive to the City of Darwin to explore. We check out ...
... falling of the eastern escarpment, but as this is the end of the dry season (no rain since last May), there was no water in them.
We drove back to Darwin on Friday and took an sunset dinner boat tour of the harbor with excellent views and food. The evenings have been quite pleasant, although the humidity is up today. The rainy season is approaching, with high temps and humidity and rain, which can close some of the roads in the outback.
... Australian cuisine. Delicious. I was given a strawberry cider by mistake. Firstly, I didn't even know that there was such a thing. Note to self - never have another as it was very sweet and pink! I think I got a few strange looks. After all it is the land of croc hunting, pig stabbing, cattle wrestling men.
Back in our room on the 14th floor. Can't wait for the view tomorrow.
Anna-Marie showed me the ropes, it was quite simple. There were three types of coffee the men drank, straight (no sugar), medium (1 sugar) or sweet (2 sugars). The coffee was cooked on a gas cooker with a small metal jug/cup which was big enough for one cup. It had to be timed perfectly as you needed to get the coffee to cream but not boil over. Everyone drank their coffee in different sized cups and got offended if you didn't get it right. We also had to make ...