Darwin

Well after 4300km Rosie is ready to rest up for a bit, so we are stopping in Darwin for a few weeks. We are camped up on families block and loving being part of the family and getting to spend time with the kids again.               Last night was Friday 13th and a full moon. When this happens it is said to be a Strawberry Moon, so needless to say I had to have Continue reading Darwin

Mindil Beach Markets

Everyone who has ever lived in or visited Darwin will tell you you have to go to Mindil Markets at least once. These Markets are an icon in Darwin, they are on Thursday night and Sunday night each week. They are traditional markets, plus fantastic live entertainment and a sunset to die for on the beach. They start around 4pm. The trick is to get there early or you will have a long walk from where you park. Once you Continue reading Mindil Beach Markets

Rosie 4

We stopped in at Halls Creek, topped up the fuel at $1:97, glad we didn’t need to fill up. We met some people here who are also heading for Darwin, they work at the. Motor racing for the Red Bull team, setting up and selling merchandise. We had a coffee and a yarn and then hit the road again. I have rung ahead and booked into Katherine on Monday so that we can have a few days by the hot Continue reading Rosie 4

Darwin

  We have arrived in Darwin after our lovely 2 days in Katherine and have met up with our friends, Chris and Jan. The weather is 32 degrees Celsius. The pool is much used and a welcome relief from the heat. ¬†We even had our own private reading by author and TV journalist Monte Dwyer. We have been to the parquet markets and explored the City of Darwin. We joined Chris and Jan at Litchfield for a day and spent Continue reading Darwin