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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The Mighty Murray

We have both always loved the Murray River and have returned frequently throughout our travels. It provides so many perfect free camping opportunities all along its beautiful banks in NSW, Victoria and South Australia. Every time we camp along the banks of the Murray we would watch the house-boats float past our campsite and say “OneContinue reading “The Mighty Murray”

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dreaming of water

When one lives in the middle of nowhere during  a drought they cannot be scalded for dreaming of water. I’ve been constantly thinking about rain, rivers and oceans, oh my. Apparently it can also cause people to book two water based getaways within the space of a fortnight. Well that’s our excuse and where sticking to it. Our first getaway coincides withContinue reading “dreaming of water”

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African Safari in the Midst of Surburban Australia

Our recent trip to Melbourne allowed us to visit Werribee Open Plan Zoo. It was a wonderful and affordable day out. It’s nice to see the animals out on replica Savannah Plains instead of enclosed cages. Our favourite was the Wild African Cat Encounter where we went behind the scenes and got to have a cuddleContinue reading “African Safari in the Midst of Surburban Australia”

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Three States in Three Days

We are back on the road after our working stint in Griffith and we are back into the swing of living on the road. This leg of the trip will see us travel through some of the remotest areas of the Australian outback. However, to start off our adventure we jumped from New South WalesContinue reading “Three States in Three Days”

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The City Thing

What a massive week in Melbourne we have had. We arrived safely back at the farm and all we can say is we had a fantastic mini-break in the big smoke. Our time in Melbourne made me realise that as much as I love visiting the city and soaking up all that it has toContinue reading “The City Thing”

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Introducing Our Special Destination Series

One of the most common questions we get asked about our travels is “Where is your favourite place?” To be honest the answer is everywhere. We are so lucky to live in such a diverse and varied country. No two places are ever the same. They may look or feel the same but when youContinue reading “Introducing Our Special Destination Series”

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