Archive | May, 2010
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Lost City (NT)

Next stop on our Top End road trip was Litchfield National Park. We spent a couple of days here mainly swimming and bouldering. One of the most interesting places we visited was the Lost City, a weirdly-shaped assortment of sandstone pillars dotted about the open sandy bushland. This place was a real gem and the […]

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Elsey National Park (NT)

After leaving Devils Marbles, driving north, we spent two nights at Elsey National Park, on the outskirts of Mataranka. This 14,000ha park features the Roper River as well as the famous Mataranka Thermal Pool and Bitter Springs. This park also marks the start of the tropical rainforests, a big change after the long drive through […]

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Devils Marbles

Last Wednesday, on our long drive up to Darwin, Karen and I dropped in to the Karlu Karlu (Devils Marbles) Conservation Reserve. It was much more interesting than I expected so we decided to spend the rest of the day (and the following morning) exploring and bouldering in this remarkable area. First impressions upon driving […]

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