Casa on Gregory
Travel Blogs from Darwin
While in Darwin we visited the old town hall that was built in the late 1800's. It survived a number of cyclones and the bombing of Darwin but couldn't stand up to the strength of Cyclone Tracy in 1974. It had many uses over the years and at the time of Cyclone Tracy it was a museum. It was decided to stabilise the ruins and leave it as a reminder to Cyclone Tracy.
We spent a lovely afternoon at the Darwin waterfront watching the ...
... a bit later & I took Sharon up to the mall to get Cassidy's Birthday card & bits & pieces, while Dale played lifeguard. As long as he got a drumstick he was very happy. From the wave pool we took Sharon & Mick to the Mindal Markets. Tonight they started at 5, where as last Sunday they start at 4.00. Dale & I packed an esky for ...
... pools of the evil looking things. Many had beautiful patterning that would have made extremely nice handbags and shoes. The zoo part had a range of native and exotic animals but the cages were too small for my liking. The tigers and lions were very close to you but they looked sad. The ostriches were funny as they could look over the fence at you. Brad then went to the Aviation Heritage Museum. I thought it was a waste of $14 for me to wander around bored so I sat in ...
... pungent smell wafting up from underneath our tent the first morning, we realised that the possum would not be our friend. Well, the pungent smell and the constant sniffing around our boxes, ripping into the fruit bag and attacking our rubbish. That first night didn't provide much sleep.
We found Darwin to cater to all needs - the wharf area has been turned into a family scene with grassland, BBQ's and a wave pool. A bit further on were the yuppy ...
... the fake beach is a deckchair cinema, 'where the stars light the screen’. A
warm atmosphere a screen is watched by a few dozen deckchairs after which are
the plastic chairs found in any garden wishing to host a gathering on a budget.
The crowds gather, the stars pop out, murmurs from customers finding seats, a
kiosk selling food and drink, fills the air of a reheated lunch. I grab some
food hoping it may be time to nourish the body. The film begins and we all sit
How has this hotel rated in the past?
Travelers also recommend:
- More recommendations