Sunday, January 27, 2008

Australia Day Long Weekend

On Australia Day there was a Ute Run and there were lots of ute's like this one proudly showing the Aussie Flag.
Aussie Flag on ute
On Sunday I storm-watched at Stokes Hill Wharf.
Tropical storms clouds Darwin Harbour
The pearling family Paspaley's received Australia Day honours.
"For service to business and commerce through the marketing and promotion of pearls and Australian designed jewellery,and to the community. " This is one of their pearling vessels Paspaley 4, built in Norway.
Paspaley Tender
On the Fort Hill Wharf there was a controversial vessel,the trimaran ACV "Triton". I was curious as to why the ABC Darwin News Crew were filming the vessel behind the tug. It appears that there is an industrial dispute over the crewing of the Customs vessel. Read more!!
Tropical storms clouds Darwin Harbour

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