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Byron Bay And The Crystal Castle

It was our last full day in Queensland before heading home next day, and we decided to drive down to Byron Bay and see the lighthouse, and visit the Crystal Castle.  Set in the hinterlands […]

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Seaworld and Whale Watching

Another epiphany we came across in Queensland is morning comes SOOOO early.  Like around 4.30am.  We’d wake up in bright daylight thinking OMG  slept in.. .check the watch.. nope.. its 4.45am!  Queenslanders say they don’t […]

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Tropical North Queensland

One of my favourite places on earth is Tropical North Queensland. Actually, correction, its my most favourite place.  Its warm, usually sunny, the people are beyond anyones yardstick for friendly, and the lifestyle is so […]

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Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island,  had been on my bucket list for some time.  Its part of South Australia, is 155 km long,  and lies just off the coast of Adelaide.  To get there you either take the […]

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Apollo Bay & Otway Ranges

Midway along the Great Ocean Road is the seaside town of Apollo Bay. With the lush green slopes of the Otway Ranges at her back, and the blue seas of Cape Otway at her feet, […]

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Churchill Island

Just over the bridge in Phillip Island is the turn off to Churchill Island Heritage Farm.  It has been farmed since the 1850’s and became the holiday retreat of the Lord Mayor of Melbourne, Samuel […]

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The Great Alpine Way

The Great Alpine Road (also known as The Great Alpine Way)  is a road stretching from Wangaratta in the North-East to the Gippsland Lakes at Metung.  Its Australia’s highest, all year round road sealed road (with […]

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The Battle, Woolongong Harbour

The Battle, Woolongong Harbour: September 7th: 13:15hrs A life and death battle was taking place out on the water of Woolongong Harbour.  People strolled along the promenades, sat and sipped chilled wine in the noon […]

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Bombo – Cathedral Rocks

We were now half way through our trip along the south coast and  had chosen Kiama for an overnight stop as Kiama and Bombo are only a few minutes apart.  After a night at a […]

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Quarantine Bay to Kiama

It was our second and last morning in Eden and we were on our way back up the coast on the return journey to Sydney.  This time we headed to Quarantine Bay not far from […]

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Green Cape Lightstation and Ben Boyd National Park

After our whale cruise and a lunch at the pier and then drove to the Green Cape Lightstation and Ben Boyd National Park. Our goal was the Green Cape Lightstation which is at the end of the park […]

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Eden Whale Watching

Day Three of our South Coast road trip brought us to the highlight (for me) of our trip, and the main reason we were in Eden – the Eden Whale Watching  cruise on Twofold Bay. […]

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