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Exotic Fruits

On Sunday, we drove up to Emmagen Creek and followed the path back from a huge strangler fig to the swimming hole.  We had read at the Bat House that…

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Farewell

We leave for Darwin, in the Northern Territory tomorrow!  It’s a two-night, three-day train ride on the Ghan we got on a SuperSaver low-priced special that means we’ll be travelling…

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Adelaide CBD

We borrowed the 1983 Holden Gemini (with a GM key) and head downtown to do a little exploring.  On the way we stopped for a visit with Jean’s Mom, Jean,…

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Home Sweet Adelaide

In Adelaide we were warmly welcomed by my second cousin Jean and her husband John, my second cousin Veronica, and her mother Mary, my great aunt.  Mary and Jean’s mother…

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Outdshoorn

Waking early, the farm and surrounding hillside was peaceful and quiet.  There was a slight chill in the air, which disappeared with the rising sun, but which also created a…

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Trawal to Cape Town

The scenery was beautiful as we came out of the mountains.  Rolling green hills, pastures and fields seemed to go on forever.  There were yellow wildflowers, grazing sheep and cows,…

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Big Tex

Texas State Fair History The Texas State Fair has been held at the same site, Fair Park (itself a National Historic Landmark), since 1886. Our visit was the second day of the…