Willow Creek Winery

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When coming to Australia, I had really wanted to see some wineries. It seems the main wine region was around Adelaide and we were not heading this way. Thankfully there were some wineries around the Mornington Peninsula. However, the day … Continued

Mornington Peninsula

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After the heat of Alice Springs, we were eager to head to the coast. Sadly, the day we arrived in Melbourne, the temperature was hotter there than in Alice Springs itself. Thankfully, the temperature did drop. From Melbourne, we made … Continued

Desert Hymn

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Happy, the song from Pharrell Williams, was the hymn of our adventure in the Australian desert. We played it every chance we got and when it was time to part at the end of the adventure, me and the girls … Continued

My Encounter with a brown snake

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In my part of Canada, spiders and snakes are not something to be worried about. The worst we get is a rare black widow that could get transported with imported grapes. You can find some kind of rattlesnake in the … Continued

Alice Springs, Australia

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My visit to Alice Springs could be described in three words : excruciating, enchanting and awestriking. It was excruciating because of the heat. As soon as we step foot in Alice Springs, the weight of the heat dropped on our … Continued

Animistix

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Sydney Harbor was filled with very talented street performers and we stopped to watch acts from a few of them. One group that especially caught our attention was Animistix – they did trance music coupled with traditional instruments. We ended … Continued

Surfing in Manly Beach

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One of the things I wanted to do in Australia was to learn how to surf. How could I not? I wasn’t sure which beach to go to, but I was advised by my Australian host to go to Manly … Continued

La Soirée, Sydney, Australia

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 (Sydney Opera House)   I like going to see shows in other countries, so how could I not stop by the Sydney Opera House for a performance? We chose something different this time, which would take me away from the … Continued

Blue Mountains, Sydney, Australia

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About an hour away from Sydney and easily accessible by train are the Blue Mountains, with their treks for all levels of fitness. I was not fully prepared for the splendor of the first trek we did, which winded its … Continued

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