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Tribulations of a swiss guy From solo to family travel, or things that happen when you meet the right person on the road. And how we're transmitting the travel bug to our children.

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Wild flowers

AUSTRALIA | Saturday, 8 Sep 2007 | Views [8062] | Comments [3]

The southern part of Western Australia has the reputation of become ablaze with wild flowers in spring time. Spring being not that far away, I have witnessed the prelude of Nature’s great symphony. The fields went from ochre to green, and progressively ... Read more >

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Fields of Pillars

AUSTRALIA | Friday, 7 Sep 2007 | Views [770]

Here’s a classic that I haven’t read yet: Miguel de Cervantes’ Don Quixote . From what I know about the story, Don Quixote has something against windmills. So, as I was approaching the town called Cervantes, I couldn’t help but wonder why this name ... Read more >

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Is it another country?

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 2 Sep 2007 | Views [653]

I left Shark Bay late one afternoon, and driving at night is not such a good idea. I’ve seen enough dead Kangaroos on the side of the road to add my own. In such cases, one can easily sleep in some special rest area that can be found at regular intervals.... Read more >

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Swim with the fishes

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 20 Aug 2007 | Views [1052]

Here’s an expression that has a double meaning, but when used in its original sense, it can be an unforgettable experience. This one started some times ago with a friend of mine, while sipping a bottle of good wine. Having visited Australia before, ... Read more >

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Top End’s tropical vegetation

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 5 Aug 2007 | Views [1153]

Before visiting a place, I love to read about it. It helps me understand what I see when I’ve got it under my nose. Well, at least a little bit. I had read in the Lonely Planet that this part of Australia, being so close to the equator, enjoyed tropical ... Read more >

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