Kangaroo Island – Raw Beauty and Many Wild Marsupials

(Location: Kangaroo Island, South Australia) In January of 2014 I had a work trip to Adelaide, so we decided to make a long weekend out of it and tick Kangaroo Island off the list. Our flight from Melbourne landed late afternoon, so we arranged to spend the first night in McLaren Vale. After a light […]

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The Definitely Great Ocean Road

Location: Great Ocean Road, Victoria, Australia In January of 2014, my mom came to visit so I was able to tick off many local sightseeing opportunities, one of which was a day trip to the Great Ocean Road. From Wikipedia: The Great Ocean Road is an Australian National Heritage listed 243 kilometres (151 mi) stretch of road along the south-eastern […]

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Wine and Penguins – Why Not?

(Location: Phillip Island, Victoria, Australia) After returning from sailing in The Whitsundays, we had a few days to kill before returning to work so we made an impromptu road trip to the Mornington Peninsula and Phillip Island. By “quick trip to the Mornington Peninsula” I mean that we drove through there on the way to […]

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