Author Archives: Scott

Look out for Wildlife …

Another relaxing start to the day as we were waiting for my sister Diana and brother in law Danny to arrive from Mataranka. They rolled into Litchfield at 1:00pm. A quick catch-up then it was onto the Old 4WD Campground … Continue reading

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Change of Scenery …

With the first Race Meeting being postponed, it was time for a change of scenery, and we made our way down to Rum Jungle for a week. We based ourselves at Litchfield Tourist Park with the plan of making day … Continue reading

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Cahills Crossing Crocs …

Talking with Sean last night at the Wharf, a day trip to Cahills Crossing in Kakadu National Park was the plan for the day. It is a 3-hour drive from Darwin and we left just after 9:00am this morning. First … Continue reading

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Floating in Berry Springs …

Jenny wanted to get to Berry Springs while we were up here this trip and today was a good day for it. Berry Springs seems to be closed more than open when we are up here due to crocodiles found … Continue reading

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Some more Geocaching …

Another day of Geocaching with Jenny staying back at the Taj and me undertaking some of the caches that required some walking. There were a number of caches in the Holmes Jungle Nature Park and I probably should have brought … Continue reading

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Geocaching in the City …

Today was a geocaching day in the Darwin City area. What I mean by that is I geocached while Jenny stayed in the airconditioned car reading her book. Ratio of finds to “Did Not Finds” was not that good, with … Continue reading

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Race Meeting has been postponed …

Today was a holiday day with relaxing around the van at the Discovery Park. A few little jobs on the Taj before doing some shopping and refuelling. Fuel is cheaper here than in Adelaide at $1.13 per litre for diesel. … Continue reading

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Darwin here we come …

It was up earlier than normal this morning. We wanted to pack up and head down for one last soak before hitting the road to Darwin. Once again, the thermal pool was almost empty but we did have a couple … Continue reading

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The mob has cleared out

With the NT Long Weekend coming to an end, Mataranka Homestead cleared out with the huge mob heading back to Darwin and leaving the pool for us “grey nomads”. We waited until after lunch before going soaking to make sure … Continue reading

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The holiday has begun …

Now that the big driving is over for now, that means the holiday has begun. For us, that meant a day of doing not much of anything, starting with a sleep in until lunchtime then heading down after a cooked … Continue reading

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