Monthly Archives: July 2012

All good things come to an end (Watarrka National Park – Kings Canyon)

www.szymondownunder.blog.com Another terribly cold morning, another early wake up. Even though the hour was just stupid I felt like I had slept quite well. The swag was still far from being comfortable but it was much better than on the … Continue reading

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The Sleeping Giants (Kata Tjuta)

www.szymondownunder.blog.com The night passed quickly and I was up for new adventures. After waking up early and trying to heat myself up both in the shower and later by the fire, I ate some breakfast and decided not to take … Continue reading

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Hail to the King (Uluru)

I got up at 5 in the morning to get a quick shower before leaving to the Red Center. To get to the bathroom I had to go outside and it was bloody cold. I ran quickly, wearing shorts and … Continue reading

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In the desert (Alice Springs)

The train arrived in Alice past 11 in the morning. The Sun was shining and from the train it looked like it was really warm outside. What else would you expect from a city in the middle of a desert … Continue reading

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No murder on the Down Under Express (The Ghan)

On the next day’s morning I embarked on one of the world’s most magnificent train journeys – the journey on ‘The Ghan’. The train was named after the Afghan workers who built the railway from Adelaide to Darwin more than … Continue reading

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Just Darwin. I can’t come up with anything more or less special (Darwin)

After a relatively long nap Katie, Rose, Carlo & I, the only ones from the Kakadu group still in Darwin, met to see what the City itself had to offer. We went to the city beach, relaxed by the pool … Continue reading

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‘The most beautiful things in life are things that are raw’ (Kakadu)

On the last day in Kakadu we went to Barramundi Gorge. After climbing some rocks we reached the beautiful gorge with a lot of cascades and small waterfalls where we spent time jumping into a 16-meter deep pool from the … Continue reading

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A million star resort (Kakadu)

Top End might have been the warmest place in Australia back then but after waking up in the morning I still felt a bit cold. Luckily the fire was already burning outside welcoming to sit down and eat some breakfast. … Continue reading

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Kakadu Dreams (Kakadu)

One of the most anticipated parts of the whole journey was ahead of me – 3 day tour to Kakadu National Park, a place on the World Heritage List, acknowledged for its both natural and cultural significance. This time it … Continue reading

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A taste of termites (Litchfield National Park)

Past seven in the morning me & a couple of other tourists departed on a tour to Litchfield under the supervision of a short but very energetic tour guide Joey and his cheeky Vietnamese wife Kim Li. I arrived in … Continue reading

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