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Darwin to Cairns in four days!

Desperate to see the world famous outback I decided not to fly from Darwin to Cairns (northeast of Australia) and booked a tour. It took us, a group of ten […]

Posted by: Lisette

Date: November 9, 2004

Kakadu National Park

100% Humidity and 43 degrees Celsius; and that’s only one of my flashbacks. Few other instant memory sparks: the only dry waterfall I have ever seen, Aboriginal cave paintings, changing […]

Posted by: Lisette

Date: October 30, 2004

Blue Mountains

My first trip to see “the real Australia” was to the Blue Mountains. That’s not so real yet, but heck what did I know? Full of energy and a camera […]

Posted by: Lisette

Date: October 27, 2004


My first week down under was focused on getting used to sun, big city life, youth hostels, and relaxing. (And hiding for fellow Dutchies and Germans) Eight years later I […]

Posted by: Lisette

Date: October 25, 2004