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NSW Blue mountains Katoomba, Pt 2

Thursday, 17 Mar 2016 | Views [317] | Comments [2]

Mark has gone native.... Do you think he needs to shave??  All hipster men in oz have a beard and a man bun, I think he can manage the beard but not the man bun!  We have had 3 fantastic days walking in the blue mountains.  The views are ... Read more >


Photos: NSW blue mountains, Katoomba

Tuesday, 15 Mar 2016 | Photo Gallery


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NSW Blue mountains Katoomba

Tuesday, 15 Mar 2016 | Views [245] | Comments [2]

Arrived safety in the blue mountains after 2 days long drive on a straight, flat road through endless farmland! It is pretty cool in the mountains and has been raining on and off since we got here yesterday.  Very wet start to the day so we ... Read more >


Leaving Victoria State

Sunday, 13 Mar 2016 | Views [248]

We are heading north for the next couple of days as we have been here 2 over two weeks and are only a couple of hours from where we started!  We have 2000 miles to cover to get to Cairns so we better start the northern stomp!  Over and out ... Read more >


Photos: Goldfields, Ballarat

Saturday, 12 Mar 2016 | Photo Gallery


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Goldfields, Ballarat

Saturday, 12 Mar 2016 | Views [281] | Comments [1]

We are now in the Goldfileds of Victoria, who knew Oz had gold mines?? I didn't.  This area produced 16 billion oz dollars of gold between 1850-1880 which caused a huge gold rush to the area.  Yes, I have been to the gold museum to learn all ... Read more >


Photos: Grampian Hills, Halls Gap

Thursday, 10 Mar 2016 | Photo Gallery


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Grampian Hill, Halls Gap

Thursday, 10 Mar 2016 | Views [262] | Comments [2]

Really stunning scenery in the Grampian Hills.  Pitched up on a great site in the forest next to the lake. Loads of kangeroos, wallabys, parrots and emus in this area.  The kangeroos even visit the campsite, as you can see from photo. ... Read more >


Photos: Cape Otway & 12 Apostles

Tuesday, 8 Mar 2016 | Photo Gallery


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Gt Ocean Rd, Cape Otway & 12 Apostles

Tuesday, 8 Mar 2016 | Views [258]

Stayed a couple of nights on Cape Otway which was beautifaul.  The highlight was seeing 4 koalas in the trees surrounding the campsite.  Visited the oldest lighthouse in oz and walked some of the great ocean walk along amazing beaches. ... Read more >


Photos: Gt Ocean Road, Lorne

Friday, 4 Mar 2016 | Photo Gallery


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Gt Ocean Rd

Friday, 4 Mar 2016 | Views [342] | Comments [5]

Picked up campervan sucessfully and drove out to the Gt Ocean Road in south Victoria.  Spectacular road hugging the ocean.  We are now in Lorne about half way along the Ocean Road in the Gt Otway National Park.  Amazing scenery, the ... Read more >


Leaving Melbourne

Wednesday, 2 Mar 2016 | Views [206]

We are off to pick up our campervan this morning. The plan is to head out on the Gt Ocean Rd west of Melbourne for a few days. Don't worry if there aren't any updates for a while, I need internet connection and there might not be any.  Hope all ... Read more >


Photos: Melbourne, day of culture

Tuesday, 1 Mar 2016 | Photo Gallery


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Melbourne, day of culture.

Tuesday, 1 Mar 2016 | Views [254]

Mega hot day today so decided to explore inside some historic buildings.  33C with clear skies. Visited Parliment house, treasury house and gardens, fitzroy garden and the Melbourne museum. All great. Having a chill in our cool apartment at the ... Read more >


Photos: St Kilda & Brighton, Melbourne

Monday, 29 Feb 2016 | Photo Gallery


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Photos: Melbourne city

Monday, 29 Feb 2016 | Photo Gallery


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Melbourne

Monday, 29 Feb 2016 | Views [300] | Comments [2]

We arrived in Melbourne after more than 24 hours travel feeling pretty good, no apparent jet lag.  I knew we were definately in Oz when I spotted a mob of grey kangeroos about 2 minutes after leaving the airport on the sykbus!  Checked into ... Read more >


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