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Day 73 – An Unexpected Boab Obsession

Changed the oil/filter and cleaned the air filter this morning – can’t believe it’s already been 5,000km (actually, closer to 6,000km) since Mt. Isa. It was a push…

Day 72 – Douglas Hot Springs and Butterfly Gorge

Temperatures dropped over night, for which I’m thankful. It was quite convenient then that we had some awesome (and free) hot springs a short walk from our campsite….

Day 71 – Litchfield National Park

Started the day by removing the belt from the AC compressor – no point leaving it connected since the compressor is dead and it’s making a sad sound…

Day 69-70 – Nothing Important/Exciting

Day 69 – Spent the majority of Sunday in our hotel room watching Lost – was somewhat of a marathon effort, finishing nearly half of season 3! And,…

Day 68 – Palmerston Water Park

The two French boys we met near Cooktown cut across to Northern Territory while we carried on towards Cape York. They were going to look for work in…

Day 67 – Delayed in Darwin

Apologies in advance for this somewhat drawn out rant. Skip to the last paragraph if you want. Returned to the mechanic as early in the morning as we…

Day 66 – Jumping Crocodile Circus

It was lucky that I checked where the Adelaide River crocodile jumping tours start from, because I’d just assumed it was from the town of the same name,…

Day 65 – Rock Art Galleries in Kakadu

I allowed us a small sleep-in today as I didn’t think we had that much ground to cover. It was a leisurely breakfast, shower (making the most of…

Day 64 – Twin Falls

Had the worst dream that my camera bag (with my camera and all my lenses) was stolen – felt anxious/upset all morning. Twin Falls would have to be…

Day 63 – Yellow River Cruise and Jim Jim Falls Falls.

Not something I’d originally considered doing (a cruise), but our guide (Lonely Planet circa 2003) rated it as being many visitors (especially bird loving visitors) favourite part of…