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Stories of our travels

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Sunrise over Byron Bay

The good weather has finally arrived in Byron Bay, and long may it stay! We have had two beautiful days of sunshine with no real rain to speak, starting with this beautiful sunrise captured from Main Beach. Life has been blissfully quiet in Byron Bay of late, and we are taking full advantage, packing our […]

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Byron Bay

Ben and I have now been in Byron Bay for three weeks! Our plan is to be here for the next few months, work a little and really get a feel for what Byron Bay is all about. So far we absolutely love it. The people are friendly, the beaches have fun waves, the shops […]

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Ex-Cyclone Oswald hits the Gold Coast

No-one quite expected ex-cyclone Oswald to hit the Gold Coast nearly as powerfully as it did. Personally, I feel the ‘ex’ in ex-cyclone was a little misleading. It sure felt like a cyclone, and no doubt the residents of Mt Tamborine, Gympie, Rockhampton and Ipswich thought so too, being rather worse hit with major flooding.In the Gold […]

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Australia Zoo

Located just north of Brisbane, Australia Zoo is a tourist destination and wildlife hospital dedicated to improving awareness of conservation efforts around the world, and the need for ongoing support from every one of us. We had heard that it was a must-see, and now whole-heartedly second the recommendation. The park itself was started by […]

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Welcome to the Gold Coast

We have been in the Gold Coast for a week now, and so far the whole place is great. Although, public transport does make it more difficult to take the camera with us, so we apologise for not getting quite as snap happy as we would’ve liked. The past week has been a bit hectic but great all […]

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Coromandel Gold

Ben and I have just returned from a week on the Coromandel. Beginning with a night at Whiritoa, we then drove up to Whitianga for the Coromandel Gold concert, and finished off with a night at Coroglen for Six60. We also managed to get out and see some sights further afield, documented below. A great […]