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Your Ultimate Great Ocean Road Drive – Stops, Tips and Timings

Your Ultimate Great Ocean Road Drive – Stops, Tips and Timings

Ah, the Great Ocean Road drive! Impressive limestone boulders rising up from the raging sea, protruding out along the rugged coastline like warning fingers, the 12 Apostles are a sure tourist magnet for every Great Ocean Road drive. Everyone flocks to this beautiful scenery to get a glimpse of what is one of the most […]

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Road Trip Day 10 – Dealing with the Devils Marbles

After hours driving along Stuart Highway and stopping at quirky roadhouses, we reached our target destination: the Devils Marbles or Karlu Karlu. They are all over the countryside. I anticipated a single patch of a handful of huge round boulders piled on top of another, looking stunning. What we got instead was the whole area […]

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Road Trip Day 10 – Racing along Stuart Highway

Yet again we crossed a border and suddenly left the temperate climate behind. Entering the tropical climate took just one step. Man, it was hot all of a sudden. No, just kidding, it was freezing. On our first stop after leaving Alice Springs we saw the marking of the Tropic of Capricorn, a tower statue […]

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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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