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Gallery: Northern Territory, Australia

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 2 Oct 2008 | Photo Gallery


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Gallery: Tasmania

AUSTRALIA | Saturday, 9 Aug 2008 | Photo Gallery

The Overland Track
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The Devil's Marbles

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 7 Jul 2008 | Views [734]

What a weird but wonderful sight.....driving for hours along wide, flat featureless red desert plains then bang! a huge pile of reddish brown marbles (really huge granite stones) jump right out of the plains and stun you into silence. These awesome ... Read more >

Tags: devils marbles, northern territory


The Overland Track - Dove Lake (to Scott - Kilvert Hut)

AUSTRALIA | Tuesday, 15 Apr 2008 | Views [4524] | Comments [3]

After a pretty cruisy 4 hour coach ride from Launceston through gorgeous emerald green valleys dotted with sheep and horses, tiny towns, quaint little villages and increasingly mountainous scenery, we arrived at the Cradle Mountain National Park visitor ... Read more >

Tags: camping, trekking, wilderness


Tasmania's Overland Track......

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 14 Apr 2008 | Views [916]

The long held dream of tackling Australia's best and one of the world's most renowned wilderness treks was finally to become reality. A small group, seven of us in total, met a couple of times over the summer to plan the trek which we wanted to fit ... Read more >


The Overland Track - Scott-Kilvert Hut to Waterfall Hut

AUSTRALIA | Friday, 11 Apr 2008 | Views [5944]

Woke up to a damp sky and soggy track but seemed like we'd eventually be blessed with the fantastic clear skies of yesterday. Starting out through tall closed rain forest, we quickly emerged to a vista of steep mountainsides clothed with low herbaceous ... Read more >

Tags: tasmania, trekking, wilderness


Blink and you'd miss it.....Liechtenstein

LIECHTENSTEIN | Friday, 22 Jun 2007 | Views [342] | Comments [1]

About 30 minutes...if you drive slowly; Leichtenstein is pretty, interesting, um....trying to think of other nice things to say about it but lets just say if you blink you'll miss it. Maybe a good thing but it was just a quick way to get to Austria.... Read more >

Tags: On the Road


London...welcome to a heatwave!

UNITED KINGDOM | Tuesday, 29 May 2007 | Views [262]

The picture many travellers have of London is of a cold, dark, drab & dreary city shrounded in mist and fog.....eternally dank. Nothing could've been further from the truth as we emerged from 20,000 feet, touched down and walked into what was a ... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing


Sleepy Hong Kong Cabbies

HONG KONG | Tuesday, 29 May 2007 | Views [532]

Hadn't imagined our trip could possibly end in Hong Kong just a few days after it had begun! We were leaving HK heading to London.......early in the morning and just after dawn. Had a close call with our cabbie but due to Liz being ever vigilant, managed ... Read more >

Tags: Travel Tips


Hong Kong

HONG KONG | Monday, 28 May 2007 | Views [268]

After a not too shabby flight we arrived in Hong Kong in a not too shabby state. Having been in HK before, it was stright onto the Airport Express and into Hong Kong to North Point where for simple budgetary reasons we stayed at the Ibis. In retrospect, ... Read more >

Tags: Markets


Out the door and on the road....Sydney to Hong Kong

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 27 May 2007 | Views [328]

At last.....after months of rushed preparations and last minute panic, we're off. Finally leaving behind so many unfinished tasks, missed phone calls, fogotten bits and peices of luggage......Like restless cattle, we crowd into the already crowded ... Read more >

Tags: planes trains & automobiles


Alaska......wild, fabulous and different

USA | Tuesday, 20 Sep 2005 | Views [255]

This is our second trip to Alaska.....the first was an adventure up the Inside Passage from Vancouver Island by ship to Skagway, then over the Klondike pass to Whitehorse in the Yukon. We had to wait a few days for the bus to take us up the Alcan ... Read more >


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