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Posts Tagged "Northern Territory"

Dundee Beach dreaming

With cyclonic weather, a massive king tide and steamy wet season temperatures, my girlfriend Tarz had the brilliant idea of visiting Dundee. Only a couple of hours drive south west of Darwin, Dundee beach turned out to be the perfect, dramatic landscape to spend some time relaxing. Population 400, stuff going on – zero. We spent […]


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The essence of Darwin

There is something spectacularly different about Darwin, the city at the top end of Australia. It feels like a place that is definitely beating it’s own drum – perhaps played to a cruiser audience, with a more tribal rhythm, and under the influence of a sweat inducing sky. But I like it. The cruisy pace, the blend of cultures, the prevalence of Indigenous locals, […]


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A reflection on volunteering in an Indigenous Australian community

While my plans to visit Darwin began with the desire to visit a friend I soon realised it was the perfect opportunity to get involved in an area of my Social Work studies that I really feel passionate about. Learning about the history, life conditions and values of Indigenous Australians at University made me realise how little […]


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Sunset worshipping from Mindel Beach Markets

Speak to any local from Darwin and they’ll tell you a visit to the Top End isn’t very thorough without a stop at Mindel Beach Sunset Market. Sure, there are plenty of places in the world with great sunset views; but Mindel is definitely special. So special in fact that watching everyone watching can be […]


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The long way round to Humpty Doo

Like a lot of things in life, you can plan all you want and unforeseen things still happen. Such was the case on our camping trip to Darwin. After a long awaited reunion with two good friends we set off for a weekend of waterhole hopping to Litchfield National Park; the place lovingly referred to […]


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