Stuart Highway day 1 December 31st 2010 This tour pick up time was 05:40, so we were up & out with Sylvia & Aurelie (who were also doing the full 9 days tour with us) to meet Travers our driver for this stretch. After picking up three travellers from Hong Kong we headed down the Stuart Highway back to Adelaide River where we saw Charlie the Buffalo (from Crocodile Dundee) then went to the Nitmiluk NP to see the Edith Falls. Usually you ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Northern Territory » Katherine Aboriginal settlers arrived on the continent from Southeast Asia about 40,000 years before the first Europeans began exploration in the 17th century. No formal territorial claims were made until 1770, when Capt. James COOK took possession in the name... ... read more
I'm just an ecologist,, SFF fan and rainbow loving gal who wishes she had more time & money for travelling!
Born & bred in the UK I grew up with summer holidays to remote corners of this isle and my memories of these trips involve scrambling up mountains in the rain! Great times! I am fascinated by the natural world around us, by all the amazing creatures that share it with us & the ways they & their habitats fit together.
Having finished my PhD in Ecology in 2010 I set off to see Australia & New Zealand for several months to escape! This blog began then, I've missed several UK based h... full info