Australia

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Home

Home is a place to feel cared for and protected. It’s a place to be nourished, more than just a physical refuge, it’s a private place to find peace and…

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Don’t Skip: Adelaide

Intro to Adelaide When asked what cities we’d be visiting in Australia, we mentioned Adelaide as our second stop. A common response was , “Why?” even from Aussies themselves (maybe…

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Surprise

During our visit to Daintree National Park (in far north Queensland, Australia), we stayed at a great little B&B called Epiphyte.  Having learned from our host that the best time…

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Throwback Thursday: Round The World Slideshow

Below is our photo montage from our first RTW trip in 2008-09.  I’m hoping to inspire myself to get to work on a video from our latest trip. We hope…

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Bondi

Today was the day I met Pete for the second time.  The first time had been 22 years ago, as exchange students in Japan.  Though we were just teens then,…

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A Manly Walk

The weather made a complete turnaround, and Friday was beautiful.  A ferry ride from Circular Quay offered great views of the Harbour and deposited us at Manly Wharf on the…

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Walking in the Rain

The weather hadn’t improved much, but we had to make the most of our limited time, so we head out on another journey on foot.  At the end of Victoria…

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Meet Sydney

It was the coldest October day in 30 years, according to the pilot on arrival to Sydney airport.  We staying at Eva’s Backpackers in King’s Cross, a neighborhood with a…

The Descent

Open Water

Diving the Great Barrier Reef was near the top of our not-to-be-missed list.   The amount of information available to tourists in Cairns is absolutely overwhelming, and we did quite a…

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Departing the Daintree

On the way out in the morning we did the last boarwalk: Dubuji, which looked different than the others had on previous days, due to the heavy rain the night…