Stuart Highway day 2 January 1st 2011 Up early in the New Year & Mark went to wake Travers who didn't show for breakfast as his alarm failed to go off! We failed to get to the thermal pools for a swim due to 2m of water on the road. We then headed to Larrimah to the Pink Panther Pub. The pub owner started rescuing animals and now has a little menagerie out back. Here we got to hold a Children's Python & a little Sugar Glider (who was ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Northern Territory » Tennant Creek 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