Crocodile spotting in the Top End

After Uluru we flew to Darwin and what Aussies call the Top End of the country. The city had a tropical feel to it, which isn’t surprising when you consider it is actually closer to Bali than Bondi. After a day relaxing we headed out to Kakadu National Park on a 4WD tour. The park is huge…

The biggest rock in the world?

This was the bit of Australia I was really excited about it as it sounded like the most unique, and stereotypically the most Australian e.g. Crocodile Dundee. However, we arrived in Alice Springs to find the streets dotted with mostly drunk Aboriginals. In fact there is such a big alcohol problem in the town that port, sherry…

Fiji photos

A few snaps from our time in friendly Fiji:

Melbourne, the Great Ocean Road and the Barossa Valley

We landed in Melbourne and were greeted at the airport by our old pals, Karen and Martyn, who were on holiday. Generously, we were invited to stay with Karen’s family on the outskirts of the city, where we were spoiled with home comforts including an outdoor spa, tennis courts and loads of lovely food and drink….

Tropical Fiji

We arrived in the capital, Nadi, to sweltering heat and enjoyed a nice meal on the beach while the sun set. Everyone we had spoken to said to get off the mainland and go and visit some of the smaller islands. So the next day we jumped on the Yasawa Flyer (a catamaran which journeys…