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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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Springbrook National Park – Day 5

Murphys Law was running true to form as we’d had four days of misty, cloudy mornings up at O’Reillys.. and the day we left to head to the Natural Bridge it was blue skies and […]

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O’Reillys & Lamington National Park Day 3

With Carole on crutches today we did a more sedate 4WD trip this morning with Matt to Moonlight Crag and then to Lukes Farm for damper and billy tea.  Matt kept an interesting and informative […]

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Waterfalls of Victoria

Alongside the decaying abandoned locations my second, (equal) great photographic love is waterfalls.  I will drive miles to see one, and when going on a trip I research and hunt for any waterfalls along our […]

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Rambling The Outback – Day 5 Mungo to Swan Hill

After a very comfortable nights sleep in the big king sized beds at Mungo Lodge I was up around 5.30 and out the door just after six… along with Lisa and Amy we jumped in […]

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Rambling The Outback – Day 4 – MUNGO!

Day four of our outback travels had arrived… For me… this was the highlight of the trip.. remote, isolated, heritage listed and with a landscape unlike anything I had seen before.  Mungo National Park.  Aboriginal […]

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Rambling Outback NSW – Day 3 – Silverton and DayDream Mine

Day 3 of our outback adventure –  our plans for today, were Silverton and the Daydream Mine.  Whilst I slept through the sunrise, some of the group went out hunting down a good sunrise spot […]

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Rambling Outback NSW – Day 2, Mildura to Broken Hill

Mildura Tuesday morning, as pre-arranged the night before, everyone was up in the dark, out the door by 6am and heading down to the Mildura Wharf for sunrise.  The river was still and quiet, save […]

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Rambling Outback NSW – Day One – Melb to Mildura

Last week, a trip that was a year in the planning finally rolled around.  One week rambling around outback NSW, taking in Broken Hill, Silverton and Lake Mungo and all the little towns between. My […]

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Following The Silo Art Trail

The Silo Art Trail is planned to be 200km long and lies within the Wimmera Mallee Region.  A large, flat region in the North West of Victoria, that is regarded as the agricultural heart of […]

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Black Saturday – From The Ashes

Following weeks of drought, and extreme heat, Victoria was a tinderbox waiting for the match to fall.  The devastating bushfires that swept across Victoria on Feb 7th 2009, now famously known by all as Black […]

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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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