Northern Territory

Katherine (Nitmiluk) Gorge

September 30, 2019

Nabilil Dreaming Sunset Dinner Cruise I’ve been trying to get Sparrow to write about the Nitmiluk Cruise at Katherine Gorge for ages now, but she has been “too busy”. Looks like my persistent stares finally paid off. [Sparrow File] With Enzo firmly ensconced at the kennels in Katherine, the Silverback and I headed off for […]

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September 23, 2019

[Silverback file] Enzo was otherwise detained, so the Sparrow and I took the opportunity to go to Kakadu National Park for three days. Kakadu is a huge 20,000 square km owned by the local Aboriginal communities. It is leased back to the government as a National Park. The local Indigenous business group manages accommodation and […]

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Mataranka, Heart of the Never Never

September 18, 2019

Termite Mounds, Eagles, Springs and Freshies Leaving Mount Isa in the rear-view mirror, we head west across the Barkly Tablelands into the Never Never. The first things to notice are that the roads are even straighter, and the road trains even bigger, often with four trailers! At first it’s more grassy plains and red soil […]

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