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The Coconuts Trekking Adventures A journey of discovery for two grey nomads


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Gallery: Tasmania 2009

Tuesday, 7 Jul 2009 | Photo Gallery

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Tasmania 2009

Monday, 6 Jul 2009 | Views [413]

We decide to travel to Tasmania during a 3 week holiday. 10000km travelled by car, and by boat. We finally become official grey nomads in South Australia when we buy a retro caravan!

Bibbulmun track walk

Monday, 6 Jul 2009 | Views [456]

280 km walk from Northcliffe to Denmark in the Southwest of WA. Fantastic weather for the entire 2wks. Myself, Derek, and Robin Moon. Now officially "The coconuts"

Gallery: Bibbulmun Track Walk

Monday, 6 Jul 2009 | Photo Gallery

Northcliffe to Denmark
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Gallery: The Cameron Highlands

Thursday, 17 Jul 2008 | Photo Gallery

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Leaving the Cameron Highlands for home

Thursday, 17 Jul 2008 | Views [381]

Hi everyone. All good things come to an end and our epic journey is almost finished. Back to Perth today. Catching a taxi from Tanah Rata in the Cameron Highlands to KL at 1000hrs then flight from KL to Perth at 1800hrs. Got lots of photos developed ... Read more >

Off to Malaysia

Saturday, 5 Jul 2008 | Views [450] | Comments [3]

We have our last three days in Ireland, then off to the Cameron Highlands in Malaysia. Looking forward to some Laksa, and curry


Saturday, 21 Jun 2008 | Views [495] | Comments [6]

Hi all, We are at Rhonda's in Magherfelt, Ireland. Cameron is with us and happily playing. We are planning to maybe go for lunch somewhere.

La Mata Spain

Monday, 16 Jun 2008 | Views [490] | Comments [3]

Hi everyone. Weather is fantastic. not too hot . about 27 to 29 deg C during the day. We have been having lots of Sangria , beer and whiskey. Tried paella x2 but each time have been a bit disappointed. Not what we were expecting. Drinks quite cheap in ... Read more >

Off to Ireland and Spain!

Wednesday, 11 Jun 2008 | Views [396]

Hi all. We fly from Cardiff airport today at 5pm for Belfast. Then on Thursday at 2pm for Spain for one week. I know, it sounds crazy! But then we go back to Ireland for the next three weeks, before leaving the sunny British Isles for the last leg of ... Read more >

France and the rest of Europe

Monday, 12 May 2008 | Views [501] | Comments [7]

Hi everyone; We have nearly reached Mont Blanc, just updating the web site and having a taste of the local liquor called Genepi, like a herbal whiskey: We have travelled over 3000 klms so far; Probably heading for Munich after Mont Blanc: Scenery is ... Read more >

Gallery: Paris

Thursday, 1 May 2008 | Photo Gallery

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Paris and the Cote d'Armor

Thursday, 1 May 2008 | Views [430] | Comments [2]

Hi everyone; the first time I have had a chance to get to the computer properly and fix up some photos  Yesterday we travelled to Ille de Brehat; and Treguier; visiting the tiny villages where my family originated from: Having a great time : Market day ... Read more >

About to leave India

Sunday, 20 Apr 2008 | Views [305]

Sorry about slow updates on web site . Indian internet just too slow and power keeps dropping out . In Agra at the moment / Taj Mahal too awsome for words / very emotional experience. Having a great time. Fantastic food . Off to Hari Krishna temple ... Read more >

One sleep to go!

Thursday, 27 Mar 2008 | Views [622] | Comments [8]

Oh my God! Nearly there, one more sleep. No more work!!!! Went to nice Indian Restaurant tonight, the Bay Leaf in Midland. Very nice meal. I reckon we could have fed about 150 people for the same price in India! Cracked open my 30yr bottle of port tonight.... Read more >


Thursday, 27 Mar 2008 | Views [1858] | Comments [1]

OUR HOLIDAY ITINERARY APRIL TO JULY 2008 REVISION 25TH FEBRUARY, 2008 Thurs 27th March   Perth to Singapore -  Depart Perth 2235hrs arrive Singapore 0250hrs    o/n at New 7th Storey Hotel, 229 Rochor Rd, Singapore Tel. 63370251 Fri 28th March  Singapore ... Read more >

Gallery: Martins 50th

Saturday, 16 Feb 2008 | Photo Gallery

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Gallery: Tasmania Feb 2008

Saturday, 26 Jan 2008 | Photo Gallery

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Tasmania January 2008

Thursday, 17 Jan 2008 | Views [236]

Hi everyone, Just returned from 10 days in Tasmania. Had to sort out some business with mum. She has now been placed into a nursing home in Deloraine called Glenelg. I had the opportunity to visit whilst I was there, its very nice. The staff seem ... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing

The Coconuts go a hiking

Saturday, 29 Dec 2007 | Views [579] | Comments [10]

Hi there and welcome to the pre trip planning stage of our epic journey around the world. Two 50+ backpackers plan to hike through India, Nepal,onto Europe, England, Wales, Scotland, and Ireland. Only 12 wks to go before we head off from Perth, ... Read more >

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