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- Stuart and Buchanan Highways to Halls Creek-

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The first morning tea break is at the roadhouse in Ti Tree, 200 kilometres north of Alice Springs.

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Through Tennant Creek and on to our first-night campsite. Dunmarra is just 8 kilometres short of the Buchanan Highway turn off to Top Springs and Halls Creek.

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A Shell petroleum road train at Dunmarra. The prime mover uses a litre of fuel every 800 metres and takes a kilometre to stop when travelling at full speed!

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This long abandoned vehicle isn't going anywhere!......

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...and here's another 'old-timer' - referring, of course, to the tractor!

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The tour support vehicle (above and right), carrying beds, tents, provisions, chairs and cooking gear, making good progress along the Buchanan Highway on its way to Halls Creek.

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Around Barrow Creek, 280 kilometres north of Alice Springs on the Stuart Highway, the sand dunes which form the red country of central Australia give way to the more densely vegetated and greener region of the 'top end'.
This woodland country is comprised of scattered low trees and an under-storey of grasses which can grow rapidly to 3 metres or more in the wet season. Large areas of the Kimberley are pure grassland, typically unbroken by trees (savannah country).

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