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Trip: Australia

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Photos: Launceston Cataract Gorge

AUSTRALIA | Tuesday, 28 May 2019 | Photo Gallery

Kent went for a hike in the Cataract Gorge (https://www.launcestoncataractgorge.com.au). It's amazing to see something this wild just 5 minutes from downtown Launceston!
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Photos: Great Ocean Road

AUSTRALIA | Friday, 24 May 2019 | Photo Gallery

We took the direct route on the A1 so that we would start our tour of the Great Ocena Road (https://www.visitgreatoceanroad.org.au/) at Warrnambool and work our way against the main flow of tour buses coming from Melbourne. The wind was coming up, so ... Read more >
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Photos: Port Lonsdale

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 23 May 2019 | Photo Gallery

We decided to take advantage of the sunny day to drive over to Queenscliffe. However, we stopped for a detour to the lighthouse at Port Lonsdale. We parked the car and saw lawn bowlers out enjoying the nice weather. We chatted with them for nearly an ... Read more >
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Photos: Rottnest Island

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 19 May 2019 | Photo Gallery

On the advice of our aprtment clerk in Brisbane, we had a day-long outing on Rottnest Island (https://www.rottnestisland.com/). We decided on a Segway tour (https://segwaytourswa.com.au/rottnest/) of the island and it was fabulous with a wealth of local ... Read more >
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Photos: Lone Pine Koala Reserve

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 16 May 2019 | Photo Gallery

We visited the Lone Pine Koala reserve (https://koala.net/) upriver from our apartment. We took an express boat from Mirimar Cruises and spent a couple of hours at the reserve, which reminded us of a similar place south of Adelaide ... but this one was ... Read more >
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Photos: Brisbane Maritime Museum

AUSTRALIA | Wednesday, 15 May 2019 | Photo Gallery

When developing our AUS itinerary, Anna made sure to include the Maritime Museum (https://maritimemuseum.com.au/) as our first stop. She dearly wanted to see Jessica Watson's boat, Ella's Pink Lady, that Jessica used in her round-the-world sailing adventure.... Read more >
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Photos: Urimbirra Wildlife Park

AUSTRALIA | Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | Photo Gallery


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Urimbirra Wildlife Park

AUSTRALIA | Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | Views [109]

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

AUSTRALIA | Saturday, 15 Mar 2014 | Photo Gallery


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Tall Ship STV One & All

AUSTRALIA | Saturday, 15 Mar 2014 | Views [96]

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)

AUSTRALIA | Friday, 14 Mar 2014 | Photo Gallery


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National Railway Museum (Adelaide)

AUSTRALIA | Friday, 14 Mar 2014 | Views [82]

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

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 9 Mar 2014 | Photo Gallery


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Reprise – Uluru Sunset

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 9 Mar 2014 | Views [61]

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

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 9 Mar 2014 | Photo Gallery


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Mala Walk and Kata Tjuta

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 9 Mar 2014 | Views [55]

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

AUSTRALIA | Saturday, 8 Mar 2014 | Photo Gallery


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Uluru Sunset

AUSTRALIA | Saturday, 8 Mar 2014 | Views [63]

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

AUSTRALIA | Saturday, 8 Mar 2014 | Photo Gallery


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Uluru Sunrise

AUSTRALIA | Saturday, 8 Mar 2014 | Views [53]

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 >


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