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Happy Travel Anniversary to me!

Three years ago, I left Vancouver for South Africa via London, with plans and planes booked to spend time in Asia and Australia, and anywhere else in between.  We all know how that one turned out: I started diving in … Continue reading

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The W.A.-N.T. Tour, Days 15-17: Alice Springs to Home

The only problem with staying in the excellent (and clean) recommended hostel (Toddy’s Backpackers in Alice Springs) for the fantastic tour that leaves every day to go to the rock is that when you’ve just come back from said fantastic … Continue reading

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The W.A.-N.T. Tour, Days 9, 10 and 11: Darwin and The Ghan to Alice Springs

It’s currently Day 16, but the last week has passed in a blur of trains and busses, so many things seen and done. Chill-out Day was mildly successful . . . I got talked into going to Crocosaurus Cove, which … Continue reading

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The W.A.-N.T. Tour, Days 7 & 8: Darwin and Litchfield Park

It’s the morning of Day 9 and my little corner of the verandah looks like a Chinese laundry . . . mostly socks and underwear hanging to dry in the morning heat since I’m too cheap to pay for washing and … Continue reading

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The W.A.-N.T. Tour, Days 5 & 6: Perth to Darwin

I’m in Darwin – its 23 degrees, but feels like 27 with the 70% humidity, which really isn’t all that bad.  It’s good to be back in the tropics. Yesterday I had a lazy morning and got to downtown Perth via … Continue reading

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