Monthly Archives: November 2010

Leg 4 – Kununurra

From Kakadu, we headed south to Katherine and west along the Victoria Highway. We camped overnight on the side of the road and awoke to the sounds of purple-crowned fairy-wrens (Malurus coronatus ). This was a bird we were hoping … Continue reading

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Leg 3 – Kakadu National Park

We arrived in Kakadu National Park during the day and set up camp in one of the campgrounds. Then we headed to the Bowali visitor centre to meet up with a mate. We walked into the visitor centre just as … Continue reading

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Leg 2 – Darwin and surrounds

The goal for Darwin was to see some mangrove snakes, but we thought we’d try our luck at a real beast first: Cryptoblepharus cygnatus. We ended up finding it on a retaining wall in the carpark at the Museum and … Continue reading

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Leg 1 – Brisbane to Katherine

June 2010. Winter. Cold. Dark. Depressing. To maximise the chances of finding new reptiles, we decided to head north as quickly as possible. First night: on the side of the road just south of Augathella. Away from the thermal buffer … Continue reading

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Quest 300

People travel for a lot of reasons. Some people like to explore new cultures, others to see different sights. Some like the cities, some like it more natural. Or it might be as simple as visiting family. I like to … Continue reading

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