Off to Darwin

AussieNick

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Not wrong there, I drove past on Wednesday, couldn't believe how may vans were in there. Haven't seen the bottom area that full in a long time
 
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Having a ball up here, hotter than I imagined pretty humid too. Had a wander through the fuel tunnels my dad worked on during WW2, had a mandatory crock burger after crock feeding and wandered around town, the RFDS has a great place out on Stokes Hill Wharf with movies on the bombing of Darwin as well as the story on the flying doctor. Off to the V8’s tomorrow have to visit the air museum as they have the only B52 in the Southern Hemisphere then Litchfield and off to Townsville.
 

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Another great day in Darwin checked out the aeroplane museum and Cullen bay
 

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Now thats the place that would be the reason for a revisit to Darwin, certainly expanded since my last time up there, is that the nose of a Mitchel in the first pic ????
 

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Yeah that is one of the few surviving B25's left in the world.

One that was restored and flown to Australia partly owned by the AWM landed at RAAF Fairbain and I got a tour of it by the pilot/owner one weekend as I was duty, oh for a digital camera back then.......... given a photo by our base Phot at least, flew as A47-31 but it was a yank aircraft as all of ours where melted down for pots............ some idiot at the AWM sold it in late 90's, so its back in the States now........... one static in Darwin and one being restored by some mob last I heard.

Mitchel.jpg ................ Sorry I like planes.............
 

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It has shat itself $1600 from Barkly to Camooweal $1100 to isa $7000 home the code is help me I’m broke waiting on Jeep wrecking at Hervey Bay to call back Monday the have just received a Jeep with 140k if the box is ok $3000 plus freight to isa and fitting so we’ll just wait and see