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Aug 5, 2013 - I love Mondays!

(Ben) Still at Edith Falls, and today we took the 1 km walk up to the top pool of the falls. As we lazed around, swimming, soaking up the sun, listening to the kids having a great time, we couldn't help thinking about how different this is to normal term-time Mondays! Sorry if that's a bit uncalled for ...! We're so aware of what a blessing this whole experience is and keep reminding ourselves it's not some happy dream.

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Aug 3, 2013 - Edith Falls

(Ben) Well, we almost came unstuck this time ... not in a big way, just with our approach to not booking anything in advance. We knew it was a long weekend in the Territory this weekend and so initially planned to get to Edith Falls campground on Thursday and stay for four nights, not having to worry about looking for sites elsewhere over the potentially busy period. Then we extended our stay at Mataranka by a day and so it became a Friday arrival. Still, get there early enough and we should be fine, right? Edith falls is just north of...

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Oct 3, 2012 - Upper pools at Edith

Michelle tested the Leliyn loop walk at sunrise and well worth the trek for all. However, discovered leak through 3 of 4 kitchen drawers to find a UHT milk about to explode....Good excuse to empty and thoroughly clean kitchen..... Delayed our start but made the hike to the upper pools and large waterfall. Enjoyed a swim. Beautiful views over the valley. Back to the main pool for the afternoon. Temps still mid 30s with humidity noticably increasing over past week.

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Oct 1, 2012 - Leaving Kakadu to Edith Falls

Officially started our homeward leg today. Leaving Kakadu and returning to the Stuart Hwy. 200km to Edith Falls in Nitmiluk national park. Arrived and decided to stay 3 nights. 100mts from camp to huge rock pool, shade and grass...Main pool 300 mt diameter with waterfall in distance. Swimming in pool to cease by 7pm as the freshwater crocs feed. Setting up at 5pm, will test the waters tomorrow. $20p/n

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Jul 19, 2011 - Timber Creek

Tuesday, 19 July: 19 degrees at 6am...around 35 most of the day.. Tuesday, 19 July - Im giving up on reporting the weather as every day gloriously hot, hot, hot! hahaha 6am start and a quick stop over at Katherine for much needed groceries....then back on up the Savanah Way - thru Gregory National Park to Timber Creek. And you'll never guess who we saw today....Lizzy...remember her from two weeks ago? She is the 72 year old grandmother push bike riding her way from Townsville to Kununara... We pulled over and had a nice chat and wished her...

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Jul 18, 2011 - Edith Falls (near Katherine)

Monday, 18 July: At 5am its 21 degrees...another hotie on its way... A very early start today...5am as we needed to drive 54k from Jabiru to Yellow River for our Sunrise Cruise starting at 6:45am on the Yellow River, Kakadu.... And a magic it morning it was too...seeing all the Kakadu wildlife awake and a few that we wish were still asleep...ie 3 big crocs... The 2hr cruise included a huge breaky afterwards....hence after a huge breaky we left Kadadu and moved back down the track towards Katherine to a fantastic little spot called Edith...

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Sep 11, 2009 - Katherine - Edith Falls NT Days 64......

Poor Ugly Betty, her wheel bearings let go this time. I suspect the last mechanic over-tightened the hub nuts. So we went to see "Noel" at "Neil Engineering"?, on the outskirts at Katherine. He could not see us for a day and a half so he let us free camp on his land. See the photo, its amazing. He has set up a caravan park complete with shower and toilet, massive tree groves for shade, solely for the purpose of accommodating stranded caravaners. Amazing. We actually don't want to leave. Might ask him what his weekly rate is. Took a day...

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