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Oct 29, 2013 - On to Cairns (pronounced Kens) via Gove

On to Cairns via Gove, NT in the upper peninsular area of Arnhemland, an area of bauxite mining and aboriginal lands. Much of the flight to Gove was over land that appeared to be uninhibited, until we got close to Gove. The land there was totally torn up for mining.

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Nov 10, 2009 - The Demon of van Diemen's Gulf

4th October to 10th November 2009 After 2 weeks in Darwin we were utterly exhausted! We had soon become accustomed to close neighbours, bathing on deck after dark, getting dressed before venturing out of cabins in the morning, and even enjoyed the interaction with the other yachties who went back and forth in their dinghies. But I did wish I had never found my purse! Our two week stay in Darwin whizzed past at a frantic pace. The galley had to be restocked for another 2 months (about the limit of food storage space), fuel and water...

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Living the Dream

Oct 22, 2007 - Darwin to Gove

Darwin to Gove Monday 22nd October 2007 We exited Cullen Bay Lock at 0825 with favorable winds and favorable tides. We were sailing in company with John and Suzie from Badar (43” Crowther) and heading to Camp Point, a bay on the bottom end of Melville Island. The day was great and it was good to be back on the water after 6 weeks in Darwin although we were missing Chris already. We passed Frank and his crew off the Vernan Islands and got to see Grant in his lime green Mankini dancing to the theme song blaring in the background! At the exact...

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Jul 13, 2007 - and home!!!

It is impossible to pay adequate tribute to Lorraine Mischlewski, Dave Crane and Tessa Byles for their contribution. Like Vicki, each of these people has supported the tour - and me - in both simple and extraordinary ways - every day. At a later date, there will be a chance to formally thank them for the role they have played - for now, my heartfelt and genuine thanks!!! Tonight, we are at the Thistle Heathrow - a hotel that looks like a sixties tenement from the outside but unfolds into a gorgeous 1930s hotel. We have a few closet plane...

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Jun 14, 2007 - 12 days to go!!!

In 12 days time, our adventure begins!! We hope you will follow our travels through this trip journal! We hope to update it almost every day!!! We will include photos, reflections and commentary on what we have seen and done!! You will be able to log on to www.mytripjournal.com/ottt at any time, or await an email alert! Wish us luck!

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