Vegans beyond the Black Stump: Outback travels in Australia

In my day, we used to blog for ten hours uphill in the snow and when we got there all we had was a 14k modem that would drop-out at 99% complete when people called and we’d have to start all over again.

I’ve got reviews + giveaways for Australian hemp seeds and a gluten-free baking book coming up in the next few posts. But first, a few photos I’ve snapped since the 2nd baby + moving to “The Outback.” icon smile Vegans beyond the Black Stump: Outback travels in Australia


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Free advice: don’t take the gravel road to Darwin in the wet season. It’s a river.

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Because SCIENCE!

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Mindil Beach Markets

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Eating lotsa fruit in the tropics

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Nightcliff foreshore

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Fresh tempeh & market foods and chai

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Vegan BBQ by the bay

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Birthday balloon fest

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Monsoonal monsoon is all monsoony

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Local celebrities already

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Superbaby

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Out the bedroom window

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Down by the performing arts centre

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Wave pool

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Wharf Precinct

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The “gravel road” to Darwin in “the wet”

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Burning colours, Litchfield National Park

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Tolmer Falls, Litchfield NP

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A hazy Darwin in the distance
Charles Darwin NP

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Fruit from Tropiculture farm, including caramel sapodillas

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Darwin was bombed more heavily than Pearl Harbor

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Leave guns & rocket launchers in museums, people.

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Colourful colours

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Get yo’self an even deathlier death, post-croc attack

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Cycling in the tropics again.
Less rickety bikes than my Thai adventures.

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Real pirates have tree frogs, not parrots

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Garden investigations

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In a hammock in a thunderstorm

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Garden gong

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Harry Houdini questioning my assertion
that cats do not belong on coffee tables.

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Dusk in the garden

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Dark storm clouds rolling in…

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Termite mounds.

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That’s not a termite mound. THIS is a termite mound.

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Home to box jellyfish and crocodiles.

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Nightcliff pier

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It’s too pretty to sit inside in the air-con

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Thai vegan market grub for lunch… Spicy!

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Greens, Rapid Creek Markets

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“But what are you going to eat up there?”
Ahahahahahaha food.

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Massive dam is massive

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Blackwater River, NT

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Who’s for a swim?

It’s an intense landscape… with lots of tropical fruit farms just down the road!

If you, too, are in The Top End or might be heading this way for travels in the future, please check out the new meet-up/activisty Facebook group: Darwin Vegan Society. icon smile Vegans beyond the Black Stump: Outback travels in Australia

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  • sarah-and-moo-cow

    Great photos! nice to see you blogging again :)  

    • http://veganza.com Renée MBM

      :D

  • Jamie Gunn

    Loved the photos!

    • http://veganza.com Renée MBM

      Ta, Ms J.

  • http://littlelioness.net Fiona

    ONE DAY, one day I’ll get up there.

    one day.

    • http://veganza.com Renée MBM

      I’ve still got Kakadu to explore. There’s SO MUCH to see in NT.