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Ubirr Wetlands

An airboat ride & some rock art

May 7th 2016
Geo: -12.6767, 132.828We wake to a sunny morning and head down to breakfast at the lodge. Today we are taking an airboat ride on the Wildman Home Billabong and wetlands and I cant help but overhear a rucus between some French tourists and the manager about getting bumped from their tour the previous day onto our tour today.We head off at 9.00 am in a rickety old jeep and drive about 5 minutes ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Northern Territory » Kakadu National Park » Jabiru

Australian Flag 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
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