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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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Road Trip Day 2 – Stumbling along the Grampians

Getting up with the dawn and onto the lawn we encountered a big family of furry jumpers. It had kangaroos of many sizes, ranging from a joey in a pouch over small ones and up to the huge male leader. Tiptoeing closer we could actually stand up to one metre in front of them before […]

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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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Driving the Great Ocean Road [Road Trip Diary #1]

I have heard so much about you. Now, I finally get to know your winding roads, steep cliffs and roaring waves slowly eating away at your rugged face and shaping you in new ways over time. Starting off early, I hopped on the bus that would take me along the picturesque Great Ocean Road. With […]

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