Limmen National Park

Experience Gulf Country : Roper Bar to Borroloola

July 26th 2014

  We turned off Stuart Highway and travelled along the Roper Highway towards Roper Bar.  It was a single tarred lane road that was shared with oncoming traffic for a fair way of the journey.  Alongside the road were hundreds …


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Heartbreak Hotel

Eating Out : Heartbreak Hotel, Cape Crawford NT

July 23rd 2014

After spending the morning in Caranbirini National Park, we passed through Cape Crawford and realised we were famished!  It turned out that the only thing in Cape Crawford worth going to is the Heartbreak Hotel so we turned in for …

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Roper Bar

Troopy Report : Crack, Back & On Track

July 20th 2014

  Yo – Dave here.   It’s been a while since the last update and the Troopy’s a little bit worse for wear.  After almost a year in Darwin, we had to spend some time and money fixing, changing and …

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Lorella Springs

Volunteering : Lorella Springs Wilderness Park

July 17th 2014

  DAY 7 -10 : VOLUNTEERING Over the next four days, we got our hands dirty and did odd jobs around Lorella Springs.  By volunteering, our accommodation and meals were all sorted, and we got two free drinks a day.  …

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Happier Treasure Hunt Slider

BURIED : NT Treasure is ready to be found!

July 14th 2014

Arrr me hearties – do ye like some adventure? How about ya go and find our buried treasure! Dive into the Wilderness and find Lorella’s Springs! But don’t look for gold or other shiny things. What you seek are emeralds …

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Lorella Springs

Experience : Lorella Springs Wilderness Park – #2

July 11th 2014

DAY 4 Juz got up early to take photos of the sunrise over Snapping Handbag Billabong before we made our way toward Flying Fox Swamp.  This is another of our favourite destinations.  Paddling the canoe over the still water, through …

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Gidgee gidgee

Plant Profile : Gidgee Gidgee (POISONOUS)

July 8th 2014

  Name: Gidgee Gidgee Scientific Classification: Abrus precatorius Alternative Names: Jequirity, Crab’s Eye, Rosary Pea, John Crow Bead, Precatory bean, Indian Licorice, Akar Saga, or Jumbie Bead   This climbing plant lives on trees, shrubs and hedges and is well …

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