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Photos: Urimbirra Wildlife Park

Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | Photo Gallery


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Urimbirra Wildlife Park

Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | Views [106]

We did some computer work in the morning before heading down to Victor Harbor. We had a choice of wildlife parks to visit and decided on Urimbirra (http://urimbirra.com.au/) since it was a bit cheaper and we hadn't been further south yet. We ate lunch ... Read more >


Photos: Tall Ship STV One & All

Saturday, 15 Mar 2014 | Photo Gallery


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Tall Ship STV One & All

Saturday, 15 Mar 2014 | Views [89]

Clouds were moving in and out, making us wonder what sort of weather we would have for our tall ship adventure on the Sailing Training Vessel (STV) One & All (http://oneandall.net.au/). We left Christies Beach about 0740 and traffic was much lighter ... Read more >


Photos: National Railway Museum (Adelaide)

Friday, 14 Mar 2014 | Photo Gallery


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National Railway Museum (Adelaide)

Friday, 14 Mar 2014 | Views [79]

Woo-woo! It was a mostly sunny day and we decided to drive up to Port Adelaide so that we could find the tall ship before tomorrow morning. It helped that the Railway and Maritime Museums were close by. The drive took us through the small suburbs south ... Read more >


Photos: Reprise – Uluru Sunset

Sunday, 9 Mar 2014 | Photo Gallery


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Reprise – Uluru Sunset

Sunday, 9 Mar 2014 | Views [57]

After dinner, we decided to take one last trip around Uluru. On our way out, we stopped in the carpark to watch a colorful parrot eating a plum. He certainly was enjoying his sweet snack! After we entered the Park, we had a quick stop in the sunset parking ... Read more >


Photos: Mala Walk and Kata Tjuta

Sunday, 9 Mar 2014 | Photo Gallery


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Mala Walk and Kata Tjuta

Sunday, 9 Mar 2014 | Views [53]

We didn't dawdle getting up and about this morning as we wanted to join the Mala Walk at 0800. The interesting part for this walk was that is was guided by one of the park rangers (Steve, in our case). The walk was listed as easy (1 km round trip, flat ... Read more >


Photos: Uluru Sunset

Saturday, 8 Mar 2014 | Photo Gallery


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Uluru Sunset

Saturday, 8 Mar 2014 | Views [60]

Kent spent most of the day cataloguing, sorting, and choosing photos for our travel blog. He managed to get caught up with everything except the captions. In addition to the photos, he updated all the blog text. After an early dinner, we went out for ... Read more >


Photos: Uluru Sunrise

Saturday, 8 Mar 2014 | Photo Gallery


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Uluru Sunrise

Saturday, 8 Mar 2014 | Views [50]

We've left Cairns and have flown to the other seriously iconic Australian attraction – Uluru. (Also known as Ayer's Rock.) It's another early morning, our second consecutive one. The temp was about 17°C, much cooler than we had at any time ... Read more >


Photos: Kuranda Scenic Railway

Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | Photo Gallery


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Kuranda Scenic Railway

Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | Views [69]

There are plenty of shops in Kuranda (http://www.kuranda.org/), running the gamut from tourist traps to native art. We found some nice limited edition prints of parrots that were just right for Pam, in addition to a picturesque tropical scene for ourselves.... Read more >


Photos: Skyrail Gondola

Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | Photo Gallery


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Skyrail Gondola

Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | Views [55]

Clouds and rain were running it and out as we prepared for our all-day excursion to Kuranda: take the Skyrail gondola up, visit local shops, and return via a vintage train. The Skyrail gondola line (http://www.skyrail.com.au) runs 7.5 km and takes about ... Read more >


Photos: Atherton Tablelands

Sunday, 2 Mar 2014 | Photo Gallery


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Atherton Tablelands

Sunday, 2 Mar 2014 | Views [68]

Today began with clouds that began to disperse in the mid-morning. We took advantage of the clearing skies with an afternoon drive to the Atherton Tablelands (http://www.athertontablelands.com.au/) – a plateau region about 8000 m (approximately ... Read more >


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