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.”
Free advice: don’t take the gravel road to Darwin in the wet season. It’s a river.
Mindil Beach Markets
Eating lotsa fruit in the tropics
Fresh tempeh & market foods and chai
Vegan BBQ by the bay
Birthday balloon fest
Monsoonal monsoon is all monsoony
Local celebrities already
Out the bedroom window
Down by the performing arts centre
The “gravel road” to Darwin in “the wet”
Burning colours, Litchfield National Park
Tolmer Falls, Litchfield NP
A hazy Darwin in the distance
Charles Darwin NP
Fruit from Tropiculture farm, including caramel sapodillas
Darwin was bombed more heavily than Pearl Harbor
Leave guns & rocket launchers in museums, people.
Get yo’self an even deathlier death, post-croc attack
Cycling in the tropics again.
Less rickety bikes than my Thai adventures.
Real pirates have tree frogs, not parrots
In a hammock in a thunderstorm
Harry Houdini questioning my assertion
that cats do not belong on coffee tables.
Dusk in the garden
Dark storm clouds rolling in…
That’s not a termite mound. THIS is a termite mound.
Home to box jellyfish and crocodiles.
It’s too pretty to sit inside in the air-con
Thai vegan market grub for lunch… Spicy!
Greens, Rapid Creek Markets
“But what are you going to eat up there?”
Massive dam is massive
Blackwater River, NT
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.