Hooked on the Territory

Martin Maher goes outback and gets off the beaten track to throw a line.

MX Escape July 2007.

“It’s a well-established fact that in space no-one can hear you scream, but how do things stand in the Northern Territory?

The question begs itself not once but twice on the drive from Darwin to the Gulf of Carpentaria, first during a break for a dip in a spring off the Stuart Highway.

The stunning blue waters look irresistible after hours of swalling air con-filtered road dust, but the headlong dash is stopped dead by a sign warning that being eaten by a croc in these parts is very much your problem and not the authorities’. Perhaps just an ice cream then.” Read full article here.

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A huge thank you for a truly marvellous three days. So well looked after by Tony, nothing was too much trouble, accommodation and meals first class. Amazing views of our beautiful country and a further insight into the lives of the people who live in remote places.