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Road Trip Day 4 – Digging up the Dirt in Coober Pedy

Engines are roaring and hitting hard rock, grinding it out tirelessly while the dust and debris of rock is sucked out loudly, heating up the air around them in the cool new caves, digging further, digging wider. Once the the lines in the rocks were spotted, spreading thinly, indicating the desired object, the work continues […]

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Road Trip Day 3 – Rumbling around Flinders Ranges

Early enough to blindly stumble through the dark to the breakfast tin shed and seeing the first sun rays slowly create a red band along the stretch of horizon, we made our way from Wilmington and out of Flinders. On our way back we got to know that these mountains are an impressive 600-700 mio […]

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Silly Travel Anecdote – Booking Trauma

So there I was taking in the heightened experience of seeing the 12 Apostles basked in a golden glow by the lowering sun … and I had to make phone calls. Such fun. The level of excitement increased further when it turned out that the – as I was told – straightforward confirmation of my […]

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How to not Do Sightseeing in Melbourne

My first day in Melbourne was really interesting. To be honest, I didn’t get to see anything much but it still made for experiences to tell about. After a 45min train ride all the way from distant Bundoora to the city centre, I was dropped off at the Parliament with no clue where to go. […]

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