We stopped at Stirling Mills just before Mataranka for an overnight stay. The mills were used in World War II. The Stuart Highway is dotted with many artifacts from the war, a big reminder of how close the war was up here. Nowadays, the mill looks like a monster.
We stopped overnight at a roadside stop near Newcastle Waters. NT really provides for the traveller well here. There was even wood there for the fire. We met a lady here who works for the Tasi Devil's future in terms of research. It's great meeting people on the road and finding out what people do.
From there we went down to Tennant Creek, we needed to get to a doctor for Pete. The hospital was great, they diagnosed impetigo straight away and a dose of antibiotics sorted it out within 12 hours.
We stayed close at the Kunjarra (The Pebbles). Beautiful and peaceful.
The further south we go, the more flowers we see.
Karlu Karlu (Devils Marbles) were very impressive and it was great camping right in there. The boys had a great explore all around in the evening and in the morning. Brilliant.
From here, we decided that we need to hit the dirt, the bitumen was getting a little boring and we felt that we were somehow missing out on a lot of what NT had to offer.