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View from Charles Darwin National Park

Oceania Day 5

An unexpected city tour to avoid the heat, a deserted national park on a perfect sunny day, and some of the worst table service I've ever encountered. It was certainly an interesting day in Darwin.

March 11, 2010

Juvenile Saltwater Crocodile

Oceania Day 4

Even before sunrise, the humidity in Darwin was almost unbearable. Fortunately we'd got a tour booked for the day which would be on an air-conditioned bus.

March 10, 2010

Recent Trips

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Recent Races

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