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    Nightcliff Pizza Dates {Cucina Sotto Le Stelle}

    Cucina Sotto Le Stelle, Darwin, NT

    Dean and I walk on the Nightcliff foreshore pretty much every day of the week, usually in the afternoon. We’d be crazy not to, seeing as our house is located just minutes from it and it’s absolutely gorgeous. A few days a week we are tortured by the dense and delicious smell of wood-fired pizza coming from a little pizza cart in what is locally known as the Seabreeze carpark. Cucina Sotto Le Stelle, or the Kitchen Under The Stars, is a…

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  • Darwin’s Flame Trees

    Chasing Darwin’s Flame Trees

    Even though the weather is out to get me, my favourite time of year is when the flame trees come into bloom. In Darwin they’re called poinciana, but to me they’ll always…

  • Personal

    A Four Day Visit

    My mum’s brother came to visit us last week, all the way from ‘down south’ in New South Wales. It was a pretty special occasion, him never having had the opportunity…

  • Australia Travel

    Building Up To The Rains

    I’m not pulling any punches here: I AM HOT. When I wake up in the morning I’m hot, when I go to bed at night I’m hot, and just about every…

  • Douglas Daly Hot Springs
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    Impressive Douglas Daly Hot Springs

    I always find natural hot springs to be pretty impressive, particularly when they’re Douglas Daly Hot Springs, the hottest spring in the Northern Territory (as far as I know). While Bitter Springs…

  • Bitter Springs, Mataranka
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    A Warm River At Bitter Springs, Mataranka

    In terms of the big attractions of the Northern Territory, Bitter Springs doesn’t really rank. It’s overshadowed by it’s more well known cousin: the Thermal Pools of Mataranka. Bitter Springs, sometimes…

  • Parap Markets
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    Saturday Mornings At Parap Markets

    Every Saturday morning, a traffic island in the Parap village becomes something more: Parap Markets. Explosions of colour and flavour ripple out from the food stalls, while the crafters showcase their…