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Dodging pebbles on the Barkly Highway, Northern Territory

From the Devil’s Marbles we set off towards Tennant Creek. We have a full day of driving ahead of us and we are a little worried we arrive too late at our final destination for the day, the Barkly Homestead and Roadhouse, which is pretty much halfway between the beginning of the Barkly Highway and the Queensland border. 615 more words


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Tennant Creek

Thursday 24th July – Fairly long drive today from Camooweal to Tennant Creek, 470km.  We hadn’t planned to stay in Tennant Creek but with the fuel filter warning light on we had little choice, didn’t fancy limping all the way up to Darwin… 294 more words

Northern Territory

Travelling Down the Centre of Australia

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After  four days of one night stopovers, we arrived hale and hearty in Alice Springs this afternoon. The locals here call it ‘The Alice’. 1,025 more words


Pebbles, nests, telegraph station and another life giving windmill

First stop this morning was Kunjarra or The Pebbles. This is a sacred place to the local Indigenous people and related to the Devil’s Marbles as some dreamtime beings called the Mina Mina (?) created them both. 123 more words