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Terrific Townsville

'Neat Queenslanders – both houses and residents – inhabit this upwardly mobile city straddling the coast and the outback. Even with its sprinkling of cosmopolitan cafés and boutiques, Townsville still feels like a big country town surrounded by pink hills from which sky-high sunsets plunge into a scaled-down Riviera dotted with water craft.' Lonley Planet,…

Melbourne madness

We managed to squeeze a lot into our seven weeks back in Melbourne! I played one game of touch rugby and won a grand final!. Nick finally had his hair cut! He went to Fluff, a salon in Smith Street that specialises in curly hair! We looked after our cats in our Brunswick place over…

Full circle

“Travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent in the ideas of living.” Miriam Beard b. 1901 Our year long trip came to an end when we landed back in Melbourne on the 6th of February 2013, after 366 days, 3 continents, 17 countries, 20…

Perfect Phuket

“Just relax. Everyone around you is working too hard.” ― Bauvard, Some Inspiration for the Overenthusiastic We wanted to continue the relaxing theme to our year away before heading back to Australia and stayed in Phuket for 10 nights with my best friend Celi and her partner Huw (who is also our friend). The luxury…

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