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An Australian Montage

An Australian Montage

Australia is a pretty random place. It has some of the harshest and most extreme environments – even a landscape in part that looks like Mars – and yet so many people call it home. The wildlife ranges from cute and cuddly to vicious and deadly (watch out for those drop bears!). Australia has beaches, mountains, deserts and rainforests; hot… Read more
February 18, 2010 · Continue Reading · 13
Taking the Blame for McDonald's in a Hostel for Adults

Taking the Blame for McDonald's in a Hostel for Adults

I realized just as I started writing this that I might have a weird obsession with things that are underground. Another stop-off on the outback road trip was to White Cliffs, an old opal mining town where the few inhabitants actually live underground. It also happens to be the location of the world’s LARGEST underground motel! With a distinction like… Read more
February 8, 2010 · Continue Reading · 9
Menindee - The Place Where Dreams Dry Up & Die

Menindee – The Place Where Dreams Dry Up & Die

It seemed almost magical. I finally had a way to coax Patrick into wanting to go on a random outback adventure, and it came in the form of a fisherman’s paradise. At least that’s what the booklet said. “Menindee – Photographers and fishermen take note!” (or something along those lines). It wasn’t a very long drive from Broken Hill, so… Read more
February 5, 2010 · Continue Reading · 5

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