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We interrupt this road trip for another reprint of an Australian and New Zealand magazine article. Why? Well, a couple of reasons. Firstly, we are due another reprint, I like to do them every four weeks. And this article is a follow-up to the last one from June 1 which was called Going to the [...]

bay

Continuing my road trip, on Saturday morning I left Airlie Beach and headed further north. I was making my way towards Townsville, but I decided to build in a couple of stop offs along the way. The first, Hideaway Bay, required a detour, but the second, Bowen, was on my route. Bowen is a small [...]

reef fest

My road trip continues. Yesterday evening I arrived at Airlie Beach as I continued to meander my way towards Cairns. Tomorrow morning I will be leaving Airlie Beach to head off to Townsville. My visit here is quite short, so there are a couple of things I definitely won't be able to do for different [...]

shark

If you have read either of my last two posts, you will know I'm currently on a road trip. Today, I thought I would clear up the 'I' bit, as in just me. So, what's happened to Mrs Bob and Elizabeth? Well, they haven't come along, and here's why. Whilst I absolutely love going on [...]

walk

As I mentioned in Fridays post, I've taken off on another Australian road trip. I also mentioned some concerns about the wild weather heading towards us over the weekend, so let's get that out of the way first. The girls were lucky with the weather, not a drop of rain on the Saturday. They weren't [...]

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You may remember that a couple years ago my wife did something which I regarded as totally insane, she went on a 55 km walk. Afterwards, she promised herself she would never do it again as she nursed her aching feet and pined for her missing toenails. This year the organisers, Oxfam Trailwalker Australia, changed [...]

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Once upon a time, back in the 60s, there was a dairy farm in an area known as the 'Rainbow Region', which is in part of The Great Dividing Range. This is a different part of The Great Dividing Range... The dairy was struggling to make ends meet, there was a recession going on at [...]

ninja-break

Ninja definition: a covert agent skilled in ninjutsu, a Japanese martial art characterized by stealthy movement. Ninja-break definition: a very short weekend break, where we leave at about midday on Saturday after my daughter has finished playing netball, travel somewhere about an hour to 3 hours away, stay the night in Airbnb accommodation and have [...]

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