Monthly Archives: August 2014

Melbourne – full circle

Time was running away from us and I was determined not to fall into the trap of counting down the days until we had to say good bye. Not easy. Before we knew it we were back at Queensberry Street … Continue reading

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The Great Ocean Road part two

Rocky Road on your pillow is a first – somehow I know I’m going to like these digs, particularly when we spot the cream cakes and basket of wine and other goodies. Travelling in Australia in their winter has its … Continue reading

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The Great Ocean Road part one

Back to Melbourne and a second reunion with our boy! You have to look on the bright side when thousands of miles fall between loved ones – at least there is no question about making the effort to stay in … Continue reading

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Sydney

“I feel like Princess Diana. There are three people in this marriage,” Tim complained as Leo took yet another photo call. So, how is Sydney and our time alone? Sydney is stunning, thrilling and strangely familiar all at the same … Continue reading

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More about Queensland

Quicksilver, Wavedancer, Poseidon or Titanic? This was the dilemma we faced when considering a reef trip. On the one hand, we are budget travellers and aim to do our own trips whenever possible; on the other hand, visiting The Great … Continue reading

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Queensland

Good ol’ Jetstar did us proud with prompt and efficient flight from Melbourne to Cairns (though a squeaky undercarriage was a new, unnerving experience). A short cab ride took us to our overnight stop and the Celebratory Meal – we … Continue reading

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