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Gallery: Victoria, Australia

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 7 Feb 2008 | Photo Gallery

The Grampians, Melbourne, Wilsons Prom
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Gallery: South Australia

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 7 Feb 2008 | Photo Gallery

Adelaide, Flinders Ranges, Barossa Valley, Clare Valley, Kangaroo Island
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Gallery: Diving the Great Barrier Reef

AUSTRALIA | Wednesday, 6 Feb 2008 | Photo Gallery

Introductory scuba dives on the Great Barrier Reef
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Up the East Coast of Austrlalia

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 21 Jan 2008 | Views [964]

This journal entry may be a little bit busy! It's been way too long since we added anything and we've been rather busy in the meantime. We've been keeping a journal so I'll just try and keep to the highlights. Fraser Island The winds finally dropped ... Read more >

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Gallery: North Queensland

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 21 Jan 2008 | Photo Gallery

Up the East Coast of Oz...
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Sunshine Coast in the rain, Australia

AUSTRALIA | Wednesday, 2 Jan 2008 | Views [925] | Comments [1]

Christchurch, NZ Christchurch is a very English city. It was obvioulsy built by the new settlers to be a little piece of home.  The River Avon runs between Cambridge and Oxford Terraces. The buildings, in particular the old school, are built in an ... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing


Gallery: Christchurch NZ and Australia so far

AUSTRALIA | Wednesday, 2 Jan 2008 | Photo Gallery

the last bit of New Zealand, and the first bit of Oz
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Fiordland, Mount Cook and Kaikoura

NEW ZEALAND | Friday, 21 Dec 2007 | Views [824]

Doubtful Sound Cruise After the 3 day Routeburn track we were expected every muscle in our body to ache so we'd given ourselves 3 days to recover before we began the Kepler Track. We originally intended to go to Milford Sound during this time but ... Read more >

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Gallery: NZ South Island (the rest of...)

NEW ZEALAND | Friday, 21 Dec 2007 | Photo Gallery

Cloud and rain for our last 1.5 weeks on the south island...
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Glaciers and snow-capped Mountains

NEW ZEALAND | Monday, 10 Dec 2007 | Views [1296]

Franz Josef Glacier, West Coast of South Island NZ The Franz Josef Glacier is a 'temperate' or 'warm' glacier. The glacier actually comes down BELOW the treeline. The neve (the area the snow collects in) is massive; about the size of Auckland (Wolverhampton/Preston);... Read more >

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Gallery: NZ South Island (so far)

NEW ZEALAND | Monday, 10 Dec 2007 | Photo Gallery

Highlights from South Island of New Zealand
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Marlborough Sounds and Abel Tasman

NEW ZEALAND | Monday, 3 Dec 2007 | Views [1368]

On Sunday 25th Nov we got the ferry from Wellington to the South Island of New Zealand. The crossing is renowned for being rough so I purposefully skipped breakfast - thank goodness it was a blissfully calm day. It takes 3 hours to cross the straight ... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing


Gallery: NZ North Island

NEW ZEALAND | Friday, 23 Nov 2007 | Photo Gallery

...and one from the Melbourne Cup!
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More from the North Island

NEW ZEALAND | Thursday, 22 Nov 2007 | Views [808]

Although the last entry was entitled Northland, Hobbiton and White Island it appears I only had time to tell you about Northland. From the comfort of Shon's sofa I have the time, tools and inclination to bring this journal up to date. We've camped every ... Read more >

Tags: On the Road


Northland, Hobbiton, White Island

NEW ZEALAND | Friday, 16 Nov 2007 | Views [617]

Oh my goodness! Where to start...I'm sitting in a caravan typing as fast as I can see my credit running out!! From Auckland we headed North up the East Coast. To break the drive we stopped at Goat Island Marine Reserve. The island was about 50m off ... Read more >

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18,339km from home

NEW ZEALAND | Friday, 9 Nov 2007 | Views [606]

After all this time we've finally started our trip. I'm in our hostel in Mt Eden, Auckland, New Zealand which is apparently 18,339km from London,UK. For the first time in my life I declared something at customs: Walking boots and out tent. They're biosecurity ... Read more >

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So long, farewell, its time to say goodbye

AUSTRALIA | Tuesday, 30 Oct 2007 | Views [1790]

Our 2 years in Sydney is rapidly drawing to close. I wanted to post one last journal…an ode to Oz perhaps. Things we like about our life in Oz Cheesymite scroll (a savoury Chelsea bun with vegemite and cheese) Boost juice Endless ... Read more >

Tags: The Planning Phase


Gallery: The Snowy Mountains

AUSTRALIA | Tuesday, 30 Oct 2007 | Photo Gallery

Long weekend down in the snow
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The Snowy Mountains

AUSTRALIA | Tuesday, 30 Oct 2007 | Views [622]

We've been working hard organising our trans-continental move AND planning a 5 month travelling trip. Unfortunately our time in Oz in January does not include the Snowy Mountains or Barrington Tops. They are both large national parks in NSW: Snowy Mountains ... Read more >

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