Braving the heat in Katherine September 15th 2016 Friday 9th September 2016
After a restless night we set off at about 0830hrs for Katherine. We farewelled Mark and Helena, hoping they catch up to us later in the trip if things work out.
We were settled into the Riverview Caravan Park well before lunchtime and set off for a visit to the main town. Katherine does very little for either of us; the town has ... 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
We first backpacked in Eastern Europe in 2001 visiting Netherlands, Slovakia, Slovenia & Italy. In 2002 we spent the whole 12 months backpacking around the world. This was before blogs so find details here: http://members.iinet.net.au/~weggs/weggs_world/index.htm
In 2007 we enjoyed another 6 months. This time we organised some home exchanges to help the budget, meet new people and be able to kick back and relax in a few places. Hawaii, San Francisco, Mexico, Croatia, England, Scotland, Canary Islands, Czech Republic, Austria, Netherlands, China & Tibet were all visited either briefly or fo... full info