Kakadu National Park

This morning Troy got up at 05.30am to drive me downtown where I picked up a tour bus to Kakadu National Park. This is the largest park in Australia, 200k … Continue Reading →

Crocodiles of the Adelaide River

How do you describe meeting up with someone you haven’t seen for seventeen years? Especially when that first meeting was for only one afternoon and took place in a professional … Continue Reading →

Hanging out at the Top End

Darwin sits pretty much at the Northern tip of the Northern territories, with a tropical climate which is currently enjoying the Winter Dry Season. In other words, i’s hot and … Continue Reading →

Welcome to the land of Oz

I’m afraid I experienced the full allure of the Jakarta traffic when my taxi was side-swiped on the way to the airport. It was bad enough for the driver to … Continue Reading →


Yes, that’s me! Yes, I am petting a live Komodo Dragon! No, I am not in any danger. It’s a long story so give me a bit of a rest … Continue Reading →


Yesterday Jamal arrived astride the Mad Buffalo at 4.30am and took us to join the rest of the eager punters awaiting the special sunrise visit to Borobudur. After paying a … Continue Reading →

Super Bloody Beautiful Culture

Yesterday morning we sought to gain some extra points for scholarship by visiting the Sonobudoyo Cultural Museum which is known for its fine collection of furniture, ceramics, musical instruments and … Continue Reading →

Greetings from Indonesia

This time I can’t just blame Elisabeth! Two years ago when we met an Indonesian family in North Korea we agreed that a trip to the archipelago was definitely on … Continue Reading →