Clean Sweep

I’m leaving Broome today. I have a 6-7 hour drive to Port Headland where I’ll stay overnight before I head to Exmouth. Almost the entire coast between here and Port Headland is beach. It is known as 80 Mile Beach, which is an understatement because it is much longer than 80 miles. If you look …

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Magnificent Desolation

Buzz Aldrin described the surface of the moon by saying it was “Magnificent Desolation”. That phrase could probably be used to describe the part of Western Australia I’ve been driving through the last three days. Since I’ve left Darwin, by my trip odometer, I’ve put on about 2,200km (about 1,400 miles). Western Australia is EMPTY. …

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I Do Kakadu Day 2

This will have to be quick. I found an internet connection, but I only have a few minutes. So far, Kakadu has been pretty amazing. It is part African savanna, part American Southwest indian ruins. Since I’ve been here I’ve probably shot 6gb of photos and I’m going on a river boat tour in about …

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Kakadu

I finally got my camper and I’m off to Kakadu National park today in the Norther Territory. I had to wait an extra day for my camper, but it was no big deal. In addition to Kakadu I’ll probably stop at Lichfield National Park on way to Western Australia. I have plenty of time to …

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Greetings Territorians

I’m (back) in Darwin. I was last here in February when I landed in Australia from East Timor. It has taken me this long to work my way up half the country. I’ve been lazy. Some fun facts about Darwin and the Norther Territory: Darwin is the capital of the Northern Territory. It is not …

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Theory of Travel Evolution

I’m off to Darwin in a few hours to begin the western half of my Australia adventure. I’m going to miss Cairns because the weather here is so amazing. This is the second nicest weather I’ve encountered on my trip (#1 being Honolulu). I get bombarded by advice from Aussies when I tell them I’m …

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