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Australia Day 2016

January 27th 2016

  Dave and I woke up on Australia Day with absolutely nothing planned, which wasn’t ideal because we were meeting up with Josh – one of the friends we made during our 12 day stay in Port Elliot over the …

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Merry Christmas – enjoy the holidays!

December 23rd 2015

  Hi all,   We’d like to wish you a very Merry Christmas and a safe and happy New Year… and what a year it’s been!   We started 2015 in Cairns, where we stayed until May, working and biding …

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Melbourne Hiatus 2015

April 25th 2015

It was hard to believe that it had been an entire year since we were last in Melbourne, so when it was time to fly home for Dave’s sister’s wedding, we were excited about seeing everyone.  It just so happened that another …

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Eating Out : Twee’s Hut Vietnamese Favourites, Melbourne VIC

May 5th 2014

  It was our first day in back Melbourne and Juz wanted nothing more than a big bowl of pho.  Even though we’re travelling around the country, she’s still interested in the Melbourne food scene, curious about which restaurants are …

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A Week In Melbourne 2014

May 2nd 2014

We recently had the pleasure of being in Melbourne to attend the wedding of our good friends Kieran and Maria.  During our one week visit, we tried to see as many loved ones as possible and eat as much delicious …

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Operation Bridesmaid : The Wedding

March 29th 2013

So – after almost three months of trying to keep it together, it wasn’t until the final month that things got serious.  After the heavy blow on Labour Day, drastic measures were taken to shrink as quickly as possible.  Here …

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Experience : Princess Margaret Rose Caves

December 15th 2012

This humble natural wonder is located in the Lower Glenelg National Park and is possibly the most decorated cave per square metre in Australia.  Often referred to as the ‘the jewel in the crown’ of the Lower Glenelg National Park, …

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Dave finding pipi shells at the Nelson Estuary

Town Profile : Nelson

December 14th 2012

After being pummelled by the elements at Cape Bridgewater, we arrived in Nelson at lunchtime.  We stopped at the information centre, chatted with the lovely lady inside and learnt that most of the campsites in Lower Glenelg National Forest were …

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Camping : Cobboboonee National Park

December 13th 2012

Cobboboonee National Park was established in 2008, making it Victoria’s newest national park.  We were told about a campsite called Surry Ridge so we headed there in the afternoon to set up camp.   After driving through the forest for about …

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Portland's Information Centre has a sealing and whaling museum

City Profile : Portland

December 12th 2012

We arrived in Portland at midday and it was HOT!  As usual, we bee-lined straight to the Visitor Information Centre, which is also the beginning of the Great South West Walk, a 250 km walking track along the coast.   Portland was established in …

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Town Profile : Port Fairy

December 12th 2012

We said goodbye to Warrnambool and headed to our next camping location – Cobboboonee National Park – via Port Fairy and Portland.  First stop was Port Fairy, and we had high hopes for this town because everyone who we spoke …

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Cannon Hill overlooking Lake Pertobe

City Profile : Warrnambool

December 11th 2012

We arrived in Warrnambool after a horrid night at Johanna Beach.  The wind was howling and rocking the troopy all night and we barely got any sleep.  Exhausted and weathered, we pulled into the largest city along the south west …

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Allansford Cheese World

December 10th 2012

  Juz is a massive cheese fiend so stopping into Allansford Cheese World was mandatory.   Cheese World is run by the Warrnambool Cheese & Butter Factory across the road, an Australian owned company that was established in 1888 by …

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