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Sydney - Uluru Road Trip Part 2 - Cobar

On our epic drive to the centre of Australia, we were going to make our stop at Nyngan, which is about 550km from Sydney. But when we got to Nyngan, we figured it is probably better to keep driving to Cobar, which is about another 100km away, as Nyngan is, not a very populated place. 224 more words


Sydney - Uluru Road Trip Part 1: The Drive

Sometime last year, I took a drive from Sydney to Uluru and back. The total journey is about 7000km. That’s about enough to go from Moscow to Lisbon. 337 more words


Desert Magic

I found this timelapse video by Jody Brown on Stumble Down Under’s blog, and loved it so much, I’m sharing it for my American and UK friends. 113 more words

Discovering Australia - Pt 1. My Dreamtime Story

One of my qualms with those who visit Australia, my homeland, are the perceptions they take with them. For travellers making a long journey to a far-away-land, it can be a bit of an anticlimax as they only scratch the unimpressive surface, experiencing only that which is done better elsewhere in the world  … failing to explore the beauty and depth of this vast echoing diverse continent, 7.69 million km squared, with the oldest existing indigenous culture on earth!

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Dancing Mistletoe


On the road between Docker and Uluru, I found Amyema miquelii, a red, ‘dancing’ mistletoe. When I was making it up, I was surprised how quickly it responded and plugged into my energy field. 574 more words


frugalfirstclasstravel Friday files - 21 February 2014

Hi Frugalistas!

The Friday files are back for the first time in 2014 and I’m unashamedly featuring three of my blogger friends to kick off.  Why?  547 more words