Trip about today, had a dragonfly land on our Ariel .. lol , stayed there for ages.
The black kite bird medium size raptor (bird of pray) In the world, a distance it almost appears black with a light brown bar across its shoulders . It has been claimed in native Australian beliefs that Kites spread fires by picking up & dropping burning twigs to new areas to capture small animals & insects that try & escape the fire. Indigenous people all the “ firehawks “. The tour guild was throwing meat up to them in flight, enjoy the picsRead more
Magic morning, seeing crocs in the natural habitat . Saw them being fed , enjoy the pics
Tony Kenyon was a man who stood comfortably in 2 worlds from 1938- 3002. He was strong in his culture & highly respected as a great worker & sportsman. He worked as a stockman & croc shooter in his younger days, & later a tradesman for Darwin City Council. He was a great family man. He’d sit around a campfire four hours telling stories & passing on his knowledge to his sons. He & his wife Joan adopted a number of children & worked hard to ensure they maintained their culture & links with the land . Joan Kenyon is the last living elder of the Wulna people . She married Tony in 1963 & was his Partener in all he did. She loves hunting,fishing & regularly takes the children out bush,passing on her great knowledge of bush foods.Read more
Few more pics
Bridge Creek rest area. Our stop for the night before we do the final leg of our journey tomorrow . Nice little spot, a few of us here, crystal clear sky & 29/31 degrees.