Monthly Archives: November 2016

Tiwi Islands, Australia

Today I took a 2.5 hour ferry ride to Bathurst island in the Tiwi Islands north of Darwin. Two others and I were met by our indigenous guide, Viv, who took us to Tiwi Design, an artistic centre where many … Continue reading

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Darwin, Australia

Today I took a small group tour with Northern Territory Indigenous Tours to Litchfield National Park. It rained heavily last night and the area to which we were to go for our lunch was flooded and closed off. That was … Continue reading

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Alice Springs, Australia

  Today I went to the Alice Spring Desert Park. It is a wonderful park which shows the natural wonders of arid Australia including animals  and plants and their use by Aboriginal people. I went to the Nature theatre where … Continue reading

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Kings Canyon, Australia

On Sunday afternoon I went by bus to Kings Canyon to the Kings Canyon Wilderness Lodge. This was glamping at its finest. I had a very comfortable tent with a huge modern bathroom, excellent dinner and breakfast and wonderful staff. … Continue reading

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Ayers Rock, Australia (Uluru and Kata-Tjuta)

Saturday I flew to Ayers Rock and immediately after checking in started a 5 hour tour to see Uluru, the aboriginal name and the one commonly now used, for Ayer’s Rock. Uluru is famous because it is the largest monolithic … Continue reading

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Sydney, Australia (docked at Circular Quay)

This is just  quick post to let you know that I have arrived back in Sydney. Tomorrow I head to Uluru (Ayer’s Rock.) I had a  lazy day today as I m fighting the flu. My hotel is just across … Continue reading

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Melbourne, Australia

 Melbourne is consistently voted one of the world’s most liveable cities. It is Australia’s cosmopolitan heart with cutting-edge art and architecture, historic galleries, attractions and museums, plus a range of restaurants, bistros, markets and bars. It’s renowned for its sporting … Continue reading

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