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Sydney to Hobart (The Long Way Round!)

There was good and bad in the fact that we had to pack up and leave St Helen’s on Boxing Day. The traditional day of lounging on the sofa watching cricket and eating left overs was sorely missed. However we … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas to all our dear family, friends and fellow travellers! We are spending our first Christmas away from home at St Helen’s on the East Coast of Tasmania, with our friends The Bolgers. We have decorated the tree, cooked … Continue reading

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Mornington Mansions

Famous for the mansions of the Melbournian elite and rich, the Mornington Peninsula has some fancy abodes. Surprisingly it’s not the old school Newport Rhode Island style mansions around Portsea and Sorrento that are the most impressive, its the setups … Continue reading

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Murray’s Mouth

On our way down to Adelaide, we tuned into the radio to catch up on the local vibe and what is happening in our land. Hot on the agenda was the recent release of the Murray/Darling management plan. It seems … Continue reading

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Riding the Riesling

Wandering for 31kms along a disused rail line, the Riesling Trail provided us with a much longed for dose of cycling. Starting at Clare, the ride passes through historic wine villages of Sevenhill, Leasingham, Watervale as it meanders its way … Continue reading

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Le Grand Cape

Firstly Cape Leveque, then Cape Range, now the trifecta with Cape Le Grand. Like the others, Cape Le Grand has been a place of great natural beauty with stunning beaches and a fantastic campsite metres away from the beach. In … Continue reading

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