Towns and Attractions

Day 271 – Darwin Capital of the Northern Territory

darwin

Darwin – Crocodile Capital I finally make it to Darwin, the very last capital of Australia which I had not yet visited in my life. It was bigger than I expected for a town stuck really in the middle of nowhere. Although the city itself consists of a few main streets where all the shops are found, the suburbia spreads …

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Day 255 – Katherine Region

Katherine

Heading northbound on the Stuart highway I stop in to Aileron to view the two large aboriginal sculptures. These are known as ‘Anmatjere Man’ and ‘Anmatjere women and child’. They are very impressive for their size and level of detail. Didn’t stay long but enough to grab some pics then hit the highway looking for a place to sleep. Ended …

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Day 249 – Alice Springs

Alice Springs

Arriving in Alice Springs I check wikicamps and discover the Road Transport Hall of Fame. A modest entry fee of around $15 will give you access to a very impressive collection of cars, trucks, busses and industrial equipment. There were even a few Land Rovers for me to enjoy. Many of the early vehicles have been fully restored and are …

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