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Jim and Nic go 'round the world in 180 Days

Home in Three Hours

AUSTRALIA | Wednesday, 30 Dec 2009 | Views [337]

We're sitting in the Business Class lounge in Melbourne Airport and will be home in three hours.  Can't believe that six months have passed since we left Sydney.  We have had the most amazing adventure - so much better than we had hoped. Thanks to all ... Read more >


A day to chill

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 27 Dec 2009 | Views [337]

Saturday 26 th December Melbourne Very quiet day today. Lovely sunny day outside. Brunch at one of the famous street cafes with the papers then a slow walk though the streets ... Read more >


Ho ho ho time!

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 27 Dec 2009 | Views [333]

Thursday 24 th December Melbourne This morning we cleaned the van and threw out/ passed on a lot of stuff and clothes that had reached their use-by-date. Helen and Michael have ... Read more >


Melbourne - our final stop before home

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 27 Dec 2009 | Views [365]

  Wednesday 23 rd December Melbourne The weather forecast says that it will get to 38 degrees to day (100 F). What to do? Head to the beach of course. We loaded up the van for the ... Read more >


Last night in the Van

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 27 Dec 2009 | Views [334]

Tuesday 22 nd December Flinders North of Jan Juc was another 'free' beach so this was our first destination of the day. It proved to be easily accessible (after a few wrong turns) ... Read more >


Jan Juc

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 27 Dec 2009 | Views [486]

Monday 21 st December Jan Juc We loved our our camp site overnight, hidden in the trees with a beautiful view over the ocean. We awoke to the sound of birds chattering away ... Read more >


Great Otway National Park

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 27 Dec 2009 | Views [1245]

Sunday 20 th December Great Otway National Park Back down south today after another sumptuous breakfast at the B&B. The sun is out and the air is warming up again so it's ... Read more >


Spa Country (or not)

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 27 Dec 2009 | Views [334]

Saturday 19 th December Daylesford Another slightly overcast morning so we headed to the famous Hepburn Spa to check it out. We thought that the springs around here would be those effervescent, ... Read more >


It's a Miracle - only Nine Apostles!

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 27 Dec 2009 | Views [854]

Friday 18 th December Daylesford We awoke to overcast weather and our decision has been to head a little north to try and get clear of the southerly storm front. When we were ... Read more >


Windy and Wet in Warrnambool

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 27 Dec 2009 | Views [412]

Thursday 17 th December Warrnambool Funny about the weather in Victoria! Yesterday it was in the high thirties – today, raining and cold. The rain started early this morning and by the ... Read more >


Narrawong

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 17 Dec 2009 | Views [594]

Wednesday 16th December Narrawong VIC Began the day with another dip in the river (with a troop of black swans) then continued along the tracks through the National Park for a little fun driving.  Basically got lost but finally ended up on a black top ... Read more >


Crossed the Border into Victoria

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 17 Dec 2009 | Views [364]

Tuesday 15th December Lower Glenelg National Park We began the morning with higher expectations that the mozzies might have left and the good news is that they had. The bad news was that the blow flies and march flies had moved in. It was like they ... Read more >


Sunday at Leisure & On the Road Again

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 17 Dec 2009 | Views [347]

Sunday 13th December Adelaide Well, the night wasn't as late as we expected!  The famous bar was a little underwhelming and the drag show didn't start until 2:00am so we were home in bed by 1:00am. The one and only drag queen spotted earlier in the ... Read more >


Pilgrimage to Maggie Beer's Place

AUSTRALIA | Saturday, 12 Dec 2009 | Views [413]

Friday 11 th December Barossa Valley/Adelaide We awoke to a slightly overcast day but we weren't worried. Our destination today is the Barossa Valley on a ... Read more >


Officially in Adelaide

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 10 Dec 2009 | Views [374]

Thursday 10 th December Adelaide As the morning was gloomy and the clouds were heavy we decided to push on north continuing along the coast towards Adelaide. Stopped off ... Read more >


The famous Maslin Beach

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 10 Dec 2009 | Views [917]

Wednesday 9 th December Maslin Beach As we are due in Adelaide (officially) tomorrow we decided to head back north along the coast. The day's touring started at a cafe that thinks ... Read more >


South again to Deep Creek

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 10 Dec 2009 | Views [1316]

Tuesday 8 th December Deep Creek Conservation Park SA It rained over night so we were very happy to be curled up in the king sized bed and have access to another lovely big bath - totally ... Read more >


Unscheduled Pit Stop in Adelaide

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 10 Dec 2009 | Views [346]

Monday 7 th December Adelaide We awoke to find a rock and a note on our camp kitchen – didn't expect that! Today has been declared a total fire ban in the Remarkable NP and so we ... Read more >


Mount Remarkable NP

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 10 Dec 2009 | Views [403]

Sunday 6 th December Mount Remarkable National Park Jim arose early and found a local Coles to reprovision the campervan for the next week and pick up a few muffins for breakfast. ... Read more >


Port Lincoln SA

AUSTRALIA | Tuesday, 8 Dec 2009 | Views [383] | Comments [1]

Saturday 5 th December Port Lincoln Only 540km on the dial today-slack! After a quick breakfast (always with freshly brewed coffee) and 20 or so Kangaroo's heading ... Read more >


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