life is a zoo

Zoo: An excellent place to study the habits of human beings. – Evan Esar We have passed the Taronga Western Plains Zoo so many times over the past few years and we thought now was the time to finally visit. We weren’t 100% impressed to be honest. The zoo is quite spread out which is greatContinue reading “life is a zoo”

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rivers and ranges

Oh my! What an absolutely brilliant trip we had. This country never fails to amaze me. It’s beauty is splendid and varied. Unfortunately, our trip was cut short due to the passing of a close family friend. The last portion of our trip was cancelled and we will add it to another adventure at laterContinue reading “rivers and ranges”

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2017 travel blog awards

We are super excited and thankful to be nominated for the 2017 travel blog awards. If you could spare a moment to follow the link below and vote for us we would really appreciate it. https://mrpromocode.com.au/awards/travel-blog-awards-2017/ Thanks to everyone who reads our blog, follows our Facebook page (www.facebook.com/norrisaroundaustralia.com) or follows us on Instagram (@norrisaroundaustralia) ,Continue reading “2017 travel blog awards”

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disaster averted

The trip is fast approaching. Shaun is already on leave and undertaking some last minute vehicle preparation. Today he was working on the Colorado and he happened upon this little nasty with potentially big consequences. Shaun was rotating the tyres and spotted a broken spring. Panic set in because of time frames and $$$$$ but asContinue reading “disaster averted”

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we have a little travel secret….

  Our next trip is fast approaching and we are super busy with trip preparation and general life activities. The next few weeks are jammed full with a concert, several family visits and a wedding. Plus we somehow have to cram in work, study and most importantly trip preparation. Our remaining trip specific preparation involves:Continue reading “we have a little travel secret….”

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Long live the Sunday drive

Who loves a Sunday drive? You know we do! Exploring the back roads around your own region is the perfect way to spend a Sunday. You don’t have to go far or spend too much cash. You can even pack a picnic and make a day of it. We are so lucky that we currentlyContinue reading “Long live the Sunday drive”

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upcoming trip: rivers and ranges

Our 2017 trip is fast approaching so it is time to dust off the keyboard and get crack-a-lacking on reinvigorating the blog. We are in full-on trip prep mode. Vehicle and van prep is well underway. Shaun has spent the weekend servicing our Holden Colorado tow-vehicle. Plus he installed Boss Air-Suspension airbags to assist inContinue reading “upcoming trip: rivers and ranges”

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Our answer is Australia’s natural beauty

It may have come out of left field to some but our sea-change is sitting really well with us. For us it didn’t come out of nowhere it was really years in the making and something that has always been on the cards but still to actually take the plunge…. well let’s say it has beenContinue reading “Our answer is Australia’s natural beauty”

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