More Than I Signed Up For

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Sat. 22nd June 2019 Nitmiluk Park is based around the gorges of Katherine River – of which there are nine. The options for seeing some of them (it would be a 2-3 day hike to see all of them) boil …

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Bonus Day

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Fri. 21st June 2019 Having driven from Kununurra to Katherine yesterday, we now have an unexpected day free. We utilise the Internet and desk space in our hotel room right up to the 10am checkout to try and catch up …

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Goodbye to WA

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Thur. 20th June 2019 This camping lifestyle is getting to us. We wanted to get an early start to the day as we have 6 or 7 hours driving ahead of us, but this is ridiculous. We both woke before …

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Making It Up As We Go Along

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Wed. 19th June 2019 Tonight, we are staying in Kununurra 120km away so it is back over the Pentecost River crossing and then 40km of unsealed road with the rest of the direct route is sealed. That would be too …

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Wallabies 0 – 0 Goshawks

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Tue. 18th June 2019 Frustrating as it was that we misread the walking trails map yesterday, at least now we know where the walks start from and how the signposts all work. We’re planning on walking 7 or 8km along …

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My First River Crossing

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Mon. 17th June 2019 Why didn’t we wake earlier? It was already unbearably hot and it was only 8am as we packed our tent away. On the plus side, our washing dried overnight on the line. With our bonus day …

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I Was Right All Along

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Sun. 16th June 2019 For some time now, when we’ve been asked where we are going to after the Bungle Bungles, I have answered quite confidently “El Questro”. The usual response is for people to nod their heads and make …

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Being Sensible

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Sat. 15th June 2019 I would not normally call setting a 6am alarm sensible but, as the weather forecast shows temperatures of 30° by 10am, I submit. As we are thinking of walking along Whip Snake Gorge which is a …

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Haven’t We Got Domes To Go To?

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Fri. 14th June 2019 Murphy’s law is sometimes stated as “anything that can go wrong, will” but a more general version of it is “anything that can happen, will”. The Bungle Bungles are geology’s reminder of this truism. Some combination …

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Into The Unknown

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Thur. 13th June 2019 Ask anyone where or what the Bungle Bungles (now also known by its Aboriginal name of Purnululu) are and very few people know. Even a few Aussies we’ve talked to have said “what?” We had seen …

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