On 16 July, 2011, we flew to Darwin for our first trip to the Top End. July 2010 we spent 5 days (lost one day because of plane problems) in Alice Springs and said we would return to complete the activities we had planned to do but couldn't because of the wet weather. Our plans grew from 6 days in Alice to 2 weeks in The Top End, an overnight trip from Katherine to Alice on The Ghan, and 6 and a half days in Alice.

I have decided not to ask people "How long would you suggest we stay in . . .?" but instead ask "What ... (more)