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we haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on our list

It has been a long while since we updated our travel map of big old Australia. So here it is…. this is our travel paths since the commencement of our blog & indefinite travels back in 2011. As you can see we have barely scratched the surface! This country is well and truly AMAZING!

Where are you up to in your travels? Share your maps with us on our Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/norrisaroundaustralia

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Attractions · Australian Travel · Destinations · Queensland · Reader Interaction · Victoria

dreaming of water

385405_10150355416394538_1247540912_nWhen 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 with the October long weekend and will see us head to Noosa in Queensland. We are looking forward to exploring the Noosa area including:

  • boating on the Noosa River
  • beach fishing at Noosa North Shore
  • enjoying a wine &/or coffee along Hastings Street
  • walking through Noosa National Park

Please share with us things we must see and do while visiting the Noosa Region. We’d love to hear some insider secrets.

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Our second water based holiday is one we have dreamt about for years. You cannot get anymore water-based than holidaying ON the river. So we’ve booked a houseboat on the Murray River has been booked for our Christmas-New Year break. Our boat departs from Echuca which is a lovely town that we have visited multiple times in Victoria.

Have you house-boated on the Murray River? We’d love to know how you enjoyed your experience? Please share any places to stop and explore?

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Australian Travel · Camping · Preparation · Random Thoughts · Working on the Road

Itchy? Scratch It!

The itchiness of our feet is almost unbearable. One location – 12 months. That is normally our limit but we are holding on. We are going to lightly scratch the itch in JUNE!! More details to share with you shortly. It’s in the name of a good cause.

Open roads and dirt roads are calling.

The ebb and flow of having NO FIXED ADDRESS swirls endlessly around us. To settle or not settle? To continue the travels or stop them. We will always be nomadic.

We all want somewhere to belong but what if that place is the largest and most beautiful continent on Earth. We have travelled and worked around this vast land since two thousand and eleven and have merely scratched the surface. There is still so many places left to explore and places we have been that we would love to explore deeper.

Here are the first ten places that come to mind that we want to see (or see more of)

  1. The Simpson Desert
  2. The Flinder’s Ranges
  3. Corner Country
  4. Gibb River Road and the Kimberlys
  5. The Victoria High Country
  6. Arnhem Land – East and West
  7. Cape York and Surrounds
  8. TASSIE – All of it
  9. Gunbarrel Highway
  10. Canning Stock Route

They list took me a split second to type and ages to deliberate because I ran out places. Our bucket list between the two of us would be miles and miles and miles long.

What are your must see destinations? Locations? Tracks? Where do you want to go? Are you feet itchy? Scratch them!

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