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The Crystal Caves

Experience : The Crystal Caves, Atherton

December 8th 2014

  We have never seen anything like it.   Imagine that you are a miner or a fossicker and you have just stumbled across a cave filled with treasures so numerous and valuable, that it’s as if you have fallen …

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Young Juz at a late 80s camping trip

Road Trips 101 : How to Prepare

December 4th 2014

  Road trips are a great way to explore Australia, especially when you don’t have weeks or months of holiday time, or you’re not prepared to pack everything up and hit the road like us.  A road trip can be …

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Bye NT

Top 5 Things about the Northern Territory

October 24th 2014

  We spent over a year in the Northern Territory; not out of choice but out of obligation.  We had to work in Darwin for nearly a year to replenish the bank account and we got stuck in Alice Springs …

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Alice Springs Reptile Centre

Experience : Alice Springs Reptile Centre

September 19th 2014

  We love reptiles.  They vary from smooth and slinky to spiky and strange, they’re one of the oldest living species on earth and they’re solar powered!  Therefore, our time in Alice Springs would not have been completely satisfactory unless …

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Henley On Todd

NT Events : Henley On Todd Regatta, Alice Springs

September 13th 2014

  In most cases, clouds do have a silver lining.  After returning to Alice Springs with car issues, we were able to stick around for the 53rd Annual Henley On Todd Regatta.  This unique event is NT’s longest running event …

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Lasseters Camel Cup

NT Events : Lasseters Camel Cup, Alice Springs

September 8th 2014

  We were stoked to find out that the Camel Cup was on during our final weekend in Alice Springs.  At the last minute, we contacted the organisers of the event and scored media passes so that we could have …

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Rocky's Pizza

Eating Out : Rocky’s Pizza, Alice Springs NT

August 20th 2014

  We were cold, we were hungry, and we had just rocked up in Alice Springs.  We set our priorities straight and went to the first pizza shop we could find, Rocky’s Pizza.  Operation Pepperoni was immediately in full force. …

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Devils Marbles

Natural Wonders : Karlu Karlu (Devils Marbles Conservation Reserve)

July 30th 2014

  We were fangin’ down the Stuart Highway, watching everything turn yellow as the sun approached the horizon.  It had been a while since we raced the sun.  This time, it wasn’t to find camp before dark but to get …

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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 …

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Lorella Springs

Experience Paradise : 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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CROCOPILE! - Crocosaurus Cove

Our Time in Darwin

May 31st 2014

  When we arrived in Darwin in June 2013, we were only supposed to stay for 2 months.  The plan was to get some work, earn some money, and be on our merry way towards the red centre before the …

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$100 Day

$100 Day : Darwin

May 14th 2014

Because we were in Darwin for so long, we figured we’d suss out as much as we could and construct an ideal $100 day.  Also, because of the two seasons, we figured it’d be best to put together TWO $100 …

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