Australia Journals

Australia: Once A Jolly Swagman...

An April 2004 trip to Australia by Uncle Travelling Al

Flight Over the Bungle Bungles Photo, Western Australia, Australia More Photos
Quote: A Journey Around Australia: Hitching, Cycling, Touring, Singing, & Strumming...
Flight Over the Bungle Bungles Photo, Western Australia, Australia
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The Top EndAt the 13th hour, I got a massive reduction on a 4x4 trip across Australia's "Final Frontier," leaving the next morning. TIP OF THE DAY: NEVER BOOK IN ADVANCE—WAIT TILL THE LAST MINUTE AND THEY'LL KNOCK UP TO 50% OFF THE PRICE OF MOST TOURS.Having done lunch with Darwin's Rose of Tralee, the plan was to chill—but I had time to kill. So I found me a crew, and the session it grew...A pub crawl in Darwin, led by a crazed returned fisherman who hadn't seen a woman in 3 weeks at sea. Classic...Krossing the KimberleyWoken from a deep sleep by Chris the Guide, my 2 hours kip ensured it would be a rough day—especially since I'd delayed everyone b...Read More