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Australian 4WD Action

Australia, Magazines, Western Australia Add comments

  The second of our 4WD articles just hit the shelves in Australian 4WD Action issue 144.  This one documents our trip to Purnululu National Park and the Bungle Bungle Range when we were up north last July.  The next article comes out in a few weeks in issue 145, I think that one focuses […]

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Melbourne And The Mornington Peninsula

Australia, Victoria, Wines Add comments

Planet View: S37°54.534’ E144°59.236’ Street View: S37°54.534’ E144°59.236’ After a jam-packed few weeks with Gina and Chris we took a little time to lay low in Melbourne, joining Ben and Bronte in their new apartment on the beach at Brighton.  We also spent a night in Torquay with Ben, Bronte, Greg, Jarrod and Stacey at […]

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The Victorian High Country

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Planet View: S37°11.263’ E146°21.649’ Street View: S37°11.263’ E146°21.649’ We lost one of our troop to the call of civilization when we dropped off Gina at the Melbourne Airport, she needed to be back in Adelaide to start work for the coming wine vintage at Chapel Hill.  Chris and Bessie were yearning for more adventures though, […]

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The Great Ocean Road And Otway Ranges

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We couldn’t have asked for better weather for our week-or-so exploring the Great Ocean Road and Otway Ranges!  From Grampians National Park we cut across some country back roads, through Dunkeld, and finally to Warrnambool to the beginning of Victoria’s famous Great Ocean Road.  A quick stop at the Warrnambool information office for some maps […]

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The Grampians

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Planet View: S37°06.480’ E142°25.401’ Street View: S37°06.480’ E142°25.401’ On our way into the Grampians we stopped off for a night at the tiny country town of Harrow (S37°10.278’ E141°35.341’) in Victoria’s southwest.  Nestled alongside the Glenelg River, Harrow isn’t much more than a go-kart track, a pub and general store, the latter two both in […]

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Gallery: The South Australian Coast

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Mount Gambier And The Coonawarra

Australia, South Australia, Wines Add comments

From Nora Creina it was a short drive inland toward the Victorian border to the town of Mount Gambier.  We stayed the night at Al Earl’s farm south of Mount Gambier near Port MacDonnell, Lisa and I were at Saint Marks with Al all those years ago when we were studying together at the University […]

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Nora Creina

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Planet View: S37°19.717’ E139°50.945’ Street View: S37°19.717’ E139°50.945’ After a couple of busy weeks in Adelaide for Christmas, on January 2 we headed off again south along the coast toward Robe and the seaside settlement of Nora Creina.  The Tank had company in Bessie the HJ60 Toyota LandCruiser, and Lisa and I were lucky to […]

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Christmas in Adelaide

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Planet View: S34°51.798’ E138°28.728’ Street View: S34°51.798’ E138°28.728’    

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Camping With Your 4WD

Australia, Magazines, Northern Territory Add comments

I’ve been working with a few of the folks at Express Publications over the last few months, they publish an array of 4WD-centric magazines and have been kind enough to publish a few articles cataloguing our trip around Australia.  The first of the articles from our travels through the Top End will be on the […]

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