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Photos: Amsterdam to London 2018

AUSTRALIA | Friday, 25 Jan 2019 | Photo Gallery

What More Could You Want
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What More Could You Want?

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 24 Jan 2019 | Views [182]

2018 Trip – Amsterdam, Berlin, Dresden, Prague, Edinburgh, Cambridge, London.   A journey with themes – tolerance, walks, art, history, recovery, and of course food and beer.   Amsterdam: Over 30 years later we return ... Read more >

Tags: amsterdam, berlin, cambridge, dalston, dresden, london, prague, stasi museum., stoke newington


New Zealand/Aotearoa 'The Land of the Long White Cloud'

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 1 May 2017 | Views [363] | Comments [4]

We spent 3 weeks in NZ with Gaye and Bob Simpson mainly exploring the South Island. We experienced splendid unseasonable NZ weather. Little use for those thermals and fleeces. Stunning landscapes, the freshest and best seafood and friendly locals ... Read more >

Tags: christchurch, doubtful sound, dunedin, hamner springs, hokitika, kaikoura, mt cook, oamaru, queenstown, te mahia


Photos: New Zealand 2017

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 30 Apr 2017 | Photo Gallery


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Photos: Take 6 Tasmania

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 6 Feb 2017 | Photo Gallery


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Take 6 Tasmania

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 6 Feb 2017 | Views [240]

Tasmania Take 6 There were 3 goals for our recent trip to Tassie: to finish the walk at Hartz Mountain, to stay in the Henry Jones Art Hotel and do part of the 3 Capes Walk. We managed to do all three and as always had a few surprises and adventures ... Read more >

Tags: cape hauy, hartz mountain, henry jones art hotel, huon valley, tasman peninsula


Escaping winter to Yamba and Byron Bay

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 15 Jan 2017 | Views [244]

Escaping winter in Yamba and Byron Bay - August, 2016 We loved Yamba – great beaches, food and lots to explore. We stayed at Clubyamba https://www.hotelscombined.com.au/Hotel/Clubyamba_Luxury_Holiday_Villas.htm, easy walk to town and excellent ... Read more >

Tags: byron bay, yamba


Victoria- Grampians, Ancestors and Spas

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 15 Jan 2017 | Views [236]

April, 2016 This trip had 3 goals to have a meal at the highly rated Dunkeld Royal Hotel restaurant; visit old gold mining towns and Ballarat where Susan’s Steel family began; return to Daylesford and have a spa. 1. Dunkeld is a small village at ... Read more >

Tags: ballarat, daylesford, dunkeld, grampians


Photos: Mollymook Wedding and Newtown Fun

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 8 Jan 2017 | Photo Gallery


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Mollymook wedding and Newtown Fun

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 8 Jan 2017 | Views [352]

In March, 2016 we flew off to Mollymook for Briony and Mike's wedding. It was a chance also to eat at Rick Stein's seafood restaurant, Bannisters. While pregnant Ange had to forgo the shellfish the rest of us enjoyed oysters, prawns and fish.  ... Read more >

Tags: mollymook, newtown, tara guest house


Photos: Wow Experiences

AUSTRALIA | Saturday, 27 Jun 2015 | Photo Gallery

England, Dubai, Paris, Umbria and Turkey
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Wow Experiences

AUSTRALIA | Friday, 26 Jun 2015 | Views [302]

Dubai With some of the world's tallest and flashiest buildings you feel like you're in a science fiction movie. The silver needle like Burj Khalifa soars 850m into the clouds.  At over $150 each for a tour we decided to stand back and look ... Read more >

Tags: dubai, london surprises, panicale, paris, umbria


Photos: Wow Food

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 25 Jun 2015 | Photo Gallery


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Wow Food

AUSTRALIA | Wednesday, 24 Jun 2015 | Views [302]

  About once or twice a year, we exclaim 'wow' when consuming food at a restaurant. On this trip, we were saying 'wow' almost every day.   The WOW highlights: Often the setting added greatly to the experience. We did try ... Read more >


Photos: Using Google Maps

AUSTRALIA | Tuesday, 9 Jun 2015 | Photo Gallery


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Travel Tip - using Google maps

AUSTRALIA | Tuesday, 9 Jun 2015 | Views [225]

Travel tip You can use Google maps even when you are out of a wi-fi zone. Many of our digitally savvy friends probably know this, but we have found this invaluable while travelling.  How does it work? You need a device that has 'Google Maps' app ... Read more >


Photos: Take Five Tasmania

AUSTRALIA | Saturday, 3 Jan 2015 | Photo Gallery

Corinna, Pieman River, Tarkine
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Take Five Tasmania - Corinna, Tarkine

AUSTRALIA | Saturday, 3 Jan 2015 | Views [642]

This is our fifth visit to beautiful Tasmania. This time we focussed on the wild NW corner - Corinna and the Tarkine.   Friday 19 Dec Fiona's B & B, Launceston Tasmania St John Craft Beer - Moo beer, great little place ... Read more >

Tags: corinna, launceston, pieman river, stanley, tarkine


Photos: Vietnam 2014

VIETNAM | Wednesday, 30 Apr 2014 | Photo Gallery


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Vietnam Moments

VIETNAM | Thursday, 24 Apr 2014 | Views [391] | Comments [1]

While travelling in Vietnam, there were often things that stood out in our memory:   Food - baby eels in Tavan village. (Homestay in a village near Sapa) While relaxing and watching the incredible view of the setting sun, peaceful rice paddies, ... Read more >

Tags: crossing hanoi streets, hanoi, hmong, hoi an, sapa, vietnam


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