Category Archives: Holidays

Crocs by Airboat …

It was time to farewell Darwin for another year, even if it was a day earlier than expected. I had mucked up the departure dates but that’s OK.   Today’s activity in the afternoon was a surprise for Jenny so … Continue reading

Posted in Holidays, QLD NT Trip 2017 | Leave a comment

Humpty who …

After a big weekend, there was not much activity in the van this morning. After-all, today is a rest day before the remainder of the holiday.   The boys rang around lunchtime to say that everyone was headed to the … Continue reading

Posted in Holidays, NT-QLD 2018 | Leave a comment

Final Race Day at the Valley …

Third day in a row to see the sun rise at the Hidden Valley Raceway and the final day for this years Supercar event.   Surely the drivers have worked out the track and it will be a quiet day … Continue reading

Posted in Holidays, Motorsport, NT-QLD 2018 | Leave a comment

Race Day 2 at the Valley …

Another break of dawn start to the day at the Hidden Valley Raceway.    Today we start to get serious with races in all categories including the big race for the day being the Supercars.   As usual the Porsche’s … Continue reading

Posted in Holidays, Motorsport, NT-QLD 2018 | Leave a comment

Race Day at the Valley …

An early start this morning, getting the the Hidden Valley Raceway on day break. After sign on and the morning briefing, it was time to meet the new Chief Medical Officer, Di.   Once again I am running the Medical … Continue reading

Posted in Holidays, Motorsport, NT-QLD 2018 | Leave a comment

Mingle at Mindil again …

An easy day today with no need for me to be at the track until later this afternoon for a Seniors Meeting.    This left me time to do some maintenance on my Darwin geocaches, which showed signs of weathering … Continue reading

Posted in Geocaching, Holidays, Motorsport, NT-QLD 2018 | Leave a comment

Sunset at the Ski Club …

It was a travel day to Darwin but not after having one last soak in the thermal pool. I packed up the van and soaked for an hour before hitting the road.   No holdups except for the occasional roadworks … Continue reading

Posted in Holidays, Motorsport, NT-QLD 2018 | Leave a comment

Another day of Soaking …

After a relaxing night and bit of a sleep in, no deadlines here, it was off to float at Bitter Springs.   I had heard there was a new concrete path to the springs, however that was only half right. … Continue reading

Posted in Holidays, NT-QLD 2018 | Leave a comment

That’s a lot of oldies …

After a relaxing night which cooled down enough to turn off the AC, it was time for some serious soaking in the Mataranka Thermal Pool.    I went down for a couple of 2 hour soaks, one in the morning … Continue reading

Posted in Holidays, NT-QLD 2018 | Leave a comment

Bring on the soaking …

The plan was to take it easy today with 407 kilometres to the Daly Waters Pub. With another day of little traffic on the road north, it was smooth going.   As there is only limited powered sites at Mataranka, … Continue reading

Posted in Holidays, NT-QLD 2018 | Leave a comment