Yesterday was spent covering the more natural environment around Darwin, today we spent time looking around the more developed parts of the city. We covered 604kms over the 2 days we had the hire car, most of the k's were done yesterday.
|Aftermath of the previous nights 'Italian Festival' laying on the ground.|
A popular car-boot fishing spot. I told this fellow he needed
a bigger bucket. The line on their hand reels, which were
wrapped around the wharf, was the thickness of a biro refill,
looked to be 100kg b/s.
The different life style of the Darwinians .
The bike riding barbecuing type and, the
relaxing gardener type.
|WW2 defences at East Point.|
|Looks like a storm abroo'n, Casuarina Beach.|
|A good time to call my brother and wish him a Happy 60th.|
|Some locals enjoy? the showers. Bush Thick-knees.|
|The sun soon shone at the Dripstone Cliffs.|
|Coral strewn beach at Lee Point.|
|Lee Point Beach|
|Fishing at Buffalo Creek.|
|Whooooa, aren't there crocodiles around here. Fellow trying out his gill net|
to catch his dinner. We hung around for a while hoping to get something
for 'Funniest Home Videos' but we ran out of time.
|Some of the house styles in the new suburbs. Besser brick, |
iron roofs and no gutters.
|Darwin from Charles Darwin National Park.|
Camouflaged WW2 munition bunkers in Charles Darwin National Park.
|Seen today. Clockwise from bottom right:|
Red-tailed Black Cockatoo, Peaceful Dove, Sacred Kingfisher,
Little Friar Bird, Rainbow Bee-eater, Forest Kingfisher, Reef
Heron and Bush Thick-knee.
|Not much of a tropical sunset after the Mindil sunset markets.|
|This little gecko welcomed us back to our resort.|
|The end of another full day.|