Wednesday, January 21, 2009

After three weeks from moving from place to place our last two weeks were spent with friends on the Gold Coast in Tweed Heads.   Upon arrival Mel picked us up in her “mini-van” and took us to the beach where we played in the surf.  Many days were spent like this.  We made day […]

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Monday, January 19, 2009

We flew to Cairns from Sydney and were taken aback by the heat.  We were expecting hot, but were surprised how hot 34C and 80% humidity really was!  Luckily for three days we had our lovely air conditioned rental car.  We headed straight for Cape Tribulation two hours north of Cairns. After a cable ferry and a […]

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Friday, January 16, 2009

We arrived by plane in Sydney from Melbourne, jumped on the train and emerged at Circular Quay Station to find ourselves looking out at both the Sydney Harbour bridge and the Opera House.  First impression was this is fantastic, but the Opera House doesn’t quite look as white as it does in the photos.  We […]

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Friday, January 9, 2009

Well we’ve returned from our trip and I have failed to fill you in on what we got up to from Sydney on… Sorry! I had good intentions but it just didn’t happen.  I will be posting more about our trip soon!

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Saturday, December 6, 2008

We arrived in The Grampians just in time to meet the Great Victorian Bike Ride, an organized week long ride through the state with about 4000 riders.  We were lucky to find a room for two nights at the YHA EcoHostel as the campsites were jam packed with thousands of tents.  The first afternoon we […]

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