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Photos: 48 hours in Hobart

Monday, 18 Mar 2013 | Photo Gallery

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Photos: around Sydney

Wednesday, 27 Jun 2012 | Photo Gallery

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Newnes, Blue Mountains

Sunday, 15 Apr 2012 | Views [1161]

Heading off camping at the end of this week... First time in a few months.  I know when I open the little cupboard under the stairs, there will be a few ready packed boxes meant to make the departure a little easier and quicker.  Nonetheless, ... Read more >

Tags: camping, gear

Photos: Vic Roadtrip 2011

Tuesday, 31 May 2011 | Photo Gallery

Down the Hume to a spot of wet weather camping at Mt Buffalo and then across Victoria to a farm wedding near Ballarat. The dodgy highway motels were hilarious, but never looked as good in photos as the scenic campgrounds.
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Tags: camping, family, mt buffalo

Photos: Barrington Tops region, NSW

Monday, 11 Jan 2010 | Photo Gallery

We went on a few camping trips in 2009 to this amazing region - exploring the exposed alpine meadows and low lying forests and rivers.
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All mist. No smoke. Fears gone.

Saturday, 28 Mar 2009 | Views [1630]

Last night, after a little concern over the smoke lingering in the forest, we soon found ourselves distracted. There were a million stars keeping us amused... too long in the city and you begin to forget that they are still there. It's so beautiful ... Read more >

Tags: camping, family, nsw

Gallery: Camping at Wingello

Saturday, 28 Mar 2009 | Photo Gallery

March 2009, camping in Wingello State Forest, NSW
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Into the forest

Saturday, 28 Mar 2009 | Views [1512]

Slightly nervous driving in.  The sun, huge on the horizon, signals that there's only a few more minutes of light before the darkness envelopes us. It's not really the fading light that's jangling my nerves - setting up a tent in the dark isn't that ... Read more >

Tags: camping, family, lost, map, nsw, wingello

A new kind of journey

Thursday, 25 May 2006 | Views [1875] | Comments [1]

Now THIS is travelling... imagine 9 months cocooned in a dark, wet environment where sounds are muffled and sensations insulated. It's home, although altogether a foreign place and not somewhere it's possible to visit once you've left. And then ... Read more >

Tags: philosophy of travel, travel with children

Gallery: Jemima's Journey

Thursday, 25 May 2006 | Photo Gallery

Now THIS is travelling - from the dark, wet confines of the womb out into the Sydney sunshine. JC Bean, born March 30, 2006
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Photos: Sydney

Thursday, 24 Nov 2005 | Photo Gallery

Out and about in Sydney
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Burning Up on Re-entry

Monday, 12 Jan 2004 | Views [1289]

I'm back at home this afternoon after an overnight flight (aguably preferable to your overnight busrides) and experiencing mild burn-up on re-entry symptons. A little bit of reverse culture shock going on, noticing all the large white people, the ... Read more >

Tags: Philosophy of travel

Photos: NSW North Coast 2003

Saturday, 1 Feb 2003 | Photo Gallery

Byron, beer and beaches
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