Grungle Downs Tropical Bed and Breakfast
Travel Blogs from Darwin
... and stayed in 1969, although everything had been rebuilt since Cyclone Tracey. Also went to a Crocodile Park, the Saltwater Crocs were enormous! Had to buy Zarli a new lead and chain as we forgot to take it off the caravan when we drove off one day.
Leaving Darwin, we travel back to Katherine on the Stuart Highway and head to Alice Springs. ...
Darwin has grown quite considerably since we were last here. The caravan park appears to be twice the size it was last time. A drive into town also seems busier, with a lot more traffic about. While Janene went for a game of badminton, Lorraine and I walked through Bicentennial Park, past the War Memorial and along to Government House. Saturday - We ventured down to Litchfield National Park, stopping at the Termite Mounds and then into The Buley Rockhole and Florence Falls. ...
When it was time to leave the car wouldn't start, after a jump from a friendly jeep owner, we bolted into town to try and sort out what we thought was a small electrical issue. It definately bought the day down a peg or two.
The day ended with us arriving into Darwin, with a quick phone call to Toyota Darwin we were booked in for a fix Thursday ...
After a lazy week and with my feet healed from the blisters,
it feels like the time to catch the next ride. A free trip, courtesy from
Carney's mate, I sit back a watch the outback rush past. Along the way I start
to talk to an aboriginal, telling me how many times the bus comes and goes from
Katherine, he starts to point out the surroundings, cattle, mango trees, roads
leading to national parks, whilst explaining how he is heading north to escape
the cold Katherine ...
... than we had heard with food, jewelry, clothes, craft, entertainment and a top place to see the sunset over water. Juls had an awesome Vietnamese beef pho $8.50. There are endless Asian food stalls along with many food stalls from other countries and a Darwin BBQ with croc its main dish.
The next day at the botanic gardens we saw a 13ft snake in the tree at the entrance. Justin thought it was real and so ...