Just travelled stopping at places of interest. Traffic is at
the annual peak - like boxing day at home. Expect it will be the
same for a few days. Queues at Katherine supermarket were 20 min. staff sooo slow and
no plastic bags.
Tonight is Northern Territory day and Tenant Creek is going off with a bang - well lots of them - Met a couple of locals at the club then watched the fireworks from an observation point above the town. This and the ACT are the only states allowed fireworks and they are loving it. Staying in luxury tonight in the centre of the excitement.
(Below) First main attraction - Daly Waters with
its WWII and aviation memories killed in the 1960s as modern
passenger jets appeared. Now they attract us tourists as a stopping
Below Historic ghost town Newcastle Waters
Below Tenant Greek - seems to be troubled
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