Northern Territory - 19 December 2017 - 3 January 2018


This is where you'd find the Northern Territory.


This is where I went.


Kata Tjuta.


Walpa Gorge.




Uluru.






There wouldn't be too many better places to stargaze than in the desert.


Sunrise walk around The Rock.


Light making its way into a cave.


Human skull.


Kulpi Nyiinkaku, the teaching cave.


Pied Butcherbird.


A camel at the camel farm.


Camel burger.


Lasseter Hwy.


Lake Amadeus, an inland salt lake.


Mt Conner AKA Fooluru because people often mistaken this for Uluru.


George Gill Range.


Looking across Watarrka National Park.


I stayed in permanent tents for the most part in the Territory.


Glamping.


The sun making its first appearance of the day.




Scenes from the Rim Walk at Kings Canyon.








An ancient seabed.


Kings Canyon.




Pygmy Koala.


Travelling the Mereenie Loop.


Brumbies.




Mt Sonda.


Finke River, the oldest river in the world.


Having a bit of fun!


This is the life!


Evening in Glen Helen.


Ormiston Gorge.




Ghost Gum.


Ochre.


Long-nosed Dragon.


Ellery Creek Big Hole.


Larapinta Drive.


The home of Albert Namatjira, the man who painted the ghostly gums.


Aboriginal camp dog.


Bushfire.


Palm Creek.


Not a bad vantage point from atop Kalarranga Lookout.


A beautiful starry night at the Palm Valley Campground.




Jolly swaggies camped by a billabong, under the shade of a coolibah tree.


The track into Palm Valley was legitimate 4WD country.


Cycad Gorge.


Peering down into Palm Valley.


Palm Valley.


Red cabbage palms, found nowhere else in the world.


Hermannsburg Historic Precinct.


Roe Creek.


Simpsons Gap.


A boxing and jumping Black-Footed Rock Wallaby.


Dinner at Bojangles was a great way to cap off the Red Centre tour.


Alice Lodge Backpackers was a fantastic place to call home during my stay in Alice Springs.


Alice Springs Telegraph Station.


The Overland Telegraph Line which facilitated communication between Australia and the rest of the world in the late 1800s and early 1900s.


The original Alice Spring, which actually isn't a spring.


Overlooking Alice from ANZAC Hill.


Alice Springs Desert Park.








Exploring the East Macdonell Ranges.


Emily Gap.


Where would I be without my Garry Lyon net?


Traeger Park Basketball Stadium, home of the Alice Springs Suns.


The setting sun disappearing behind Alhekulyele AKA Mt Gillen.


NT has the highest speed limit in Australia.


We crossed the Tropic of Capricorn.


Karlu Karlu AKA The Devils Marbles.




Children's Python.


Mikey of Banka Banka Station randomly decided to pick it up and have a play.


We sure were!


Australia's first international airfield at Daly Waters.


The outback pubs had plenty of character.


Bitter Springs.


Katherine River.


Cruising through Katherine Gorge.






Charlie the Water Buffalo from Crocodile Dundee, who now resides in the Adelaide River Inn.


Dinner at Monsoons with the Alice to Darwin crew.


Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory.


Stokes Hill Wharf.


Thai Chilli Croc.


Crocodile, Kangaroo and Water Buffalo skewers.


Croc Steak.


Croc Ribs.


Supreme Court.


The impressive Milky Way Dreaming mosaic.




Parliament House.


Entering Kakadu National Park.


Rock art at Ubirr.

Mabuyu teaching the consequences of stealing.


Food of the Aborigines.


It was atop this rock that Crocodile Dundee made his "phone call".


Floodplains of Kakadu.


The Arnhem Land Escarpment from Nadab Lookout.




This road will soon become impassable as we head deeper into the wet season.


Nourlangie Rock.


Yellow Water Billabong.






Crocs!








Lotus leaves.


Lightweight.


Drying out.


Water Buffalo.


Cathedral Termite Mounds.


Motor Car Falls.






Sunset at Mt Bundy Station.


Sharing the showers with cane toads.


Bringing in the new year in the outback.


New Year's Day sunrise.


Big flowerpot.


Entering Litchfield National Park.


Florence Falls.


Kat was our brilliant Tour Guide for the Top End.


Buley Rockholes.






Wangi Falls.


Golden Orb Spider.


Top End sunsets from wharfs of Darwin and Casuarina Beach.