A pretty Australian Australia day

“There was movement at the station, for the word had passed around” “The Banjo” What could be more Australian than reading about the life of Banjo Patterson while camping at Tom Groggin, NSW – the home of Jack Riley, “The Man from Snowy River”. This past Australia Day weekend was our maiden voyage in theContinue reading “A pretty Australian Australia day”

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Guest Post – must sees in rural NSW

Guest post brought to you by Destination NSW   Australia’s New South Wales is known for its beautiful beaches and coastlines to die for. However the state has so much more to offer than laid back beach towns, with a gorgeous coastline, white covered snowfields and a winery or two in between.   Regardless ifContinue reading “Guest Post – must sees in rural NSW”

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Tâssie Accommodation Options – Your thoughts!

We are looking for your accommodation recommendations for our Discover Tasmania trip this Summer! 116 days and counting! Would love your ideas for hotels, inns, lodges, retreats, B & B etc in or around the following destinations: Launceston Stanley Cradle Mountain Strahan/Queenstown Lake St Clair Hobart Port Arthur Freycinet/Swansea Bay of Fires Remember it is our firstContinue reading “Tâssie Accommodation Options – Your thoughts!”

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our top 5 of the Flinders

The Flinders Ranges is one of those special places that keeps drawing us back time and time again. The ancient and rugged landscape is steeped with history and remnants of the past remain scattered throughout the picturesque landscape. There is so much for every type of traveller to keep them occupied for days, if notContinue reading “our top 5 of the Flinders”

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oh my darling

The Darling River has been a long time bucket list dream item. I have traced my finger down the map so many times in anticipation of one day driving along the edge of this beautiful watercourse. The Darling River and the river systems of Australia have always fascinated me! Why!?! No idea! It could beContinue reading “oh my darling”

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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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no excuses

Haven’t been away for ages? Do you feel like your Facebook news feed is full of friends, family and random travelling and flitting about everywhere? Meanwhile you are sitting on the couch, watching re-runs of Mash and daydreaming of your next holiday. Or you are so busy you haven’t had time to think straight when one day youContinue reading “no excuses”

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low cost camping – glebe weir

We don’t know about you but we love LOW COST CAMPING!! Please don’t get us wrong, we love FREE CAMPING too, well who doesn’t? Why do we like low cost camping? 1. you get a few more facilities and 2. you are injecting funds into the local community. Just around the corner from our current location isContinue reading “low cost camping – glebe weir”

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plans unravel but plan anyway

We often get asked about our travel plans. More commonly we get asked do we plan? The answer is yes and no. Throughout our travels we have had itineraries planned down to the letter and other times we have had no plans at all. Now for the honest truth. Neither of these two options suited us. Itineraries that were too plannedContinue reading “plans unravel but plan anyway”

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wildflowers of the desert

On our recent trip to the Simpson Desert we were lucky to witness the first wildflowers blooming after the rain. It was spectacular to see the sand-dunes blanketed with vegetation of all shapes and sizes. Can you name any of the flowers pictured below?

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