Monthly Archives: September 2013

Bush mechanics

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Today we set out to see some waterfalls and have a swim in Litchfield. After driving down a 4wd track, a river crossing with potentially crocs and lunch with loud cicadas, we still had not seen any falls or swum. …

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Our last day in the north…

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Well today is our last day in the North before we turn south and begin our journey home. Was a slow start with at least three of the parents making the most of nowhere to be by enjoying a sleep …

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Jumping crocs and the Darwin aircraft museum

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I want waffle too much today as Craig has done a fine journalistic job! The jumping crocs were cool. It is amazing how far they can propel themselves out of the water. As we cruised up the river i could …

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Jolly Jumping Crocs!

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No trip to the Territory would be complete unless you see the jumping crocodiles on the Adelaide River. So I guess you can now say our Territory trip is complete!! The day started with a trip down a corrugated dirt …

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We made it…

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Well yesterday we completed our Journey North, spending Emma’s Birthday in Darwin. Didn’t think we would make it there for awhile, but our trip north is finally complete. The morning started as most Birthday’s do, new presents for the Birthday …

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Darwin & Emma’s birthday (part 2)

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We found Darwin (makes Geelong look big!) and found the Darwin equivalent of Chadstone as google said they had a beauty shop that did ear piercing’s. Emma was so bubbly and excited on the way in but not rude over …

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Happy 7th Birthday Emma

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Happy birthday to you, happy birthday to you! Em was up before 7am looking for presents. She told us the other day she saw presents in a cupboard after she went looking for them (this oddly sounds like genetic behavior …

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Wow have we been busy!

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Ok so I didn’t blog yesterday, I had a day off… I am on holidays you know!! Actually, it was because I like to blog in the morning. It is cooler and quieter before everyone else gets up, and yesterday …

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Katherine Gorge and Litchfield NP

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What a busy day! We were up at 5.30 and put the door at six. Well done Fi for being up before sunrise. A short drive to the Gorge for our breakfast cruise. Highly recommended. Cooked breakfast, commentary, not too …

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Katherine gorge photos

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Well it was an early start this morning… We had to be at the boat by 6:45 which meant we had to leave the caravan park at 6:00am. At 10 to 6, the kids and I got up and got …

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