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The Big Sur

Are you sitting comfortably? Then I’ll begin with the history bit to make me look all clever like.

The name “Big Sur” comes from the Spanish “el sur grande” which means “the big south” because of it’s position south of Monterey.

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Santa Barbara..

Heyyyyy… so it’s raining cats & dogs here in England today. We have the ex-tropical hurricane Bertha moving coming to visit us, who makes up these names for hurricanes anyway? 952 more words


July 28, 1914

by Richard van Pelt, WWI Correspondent

“Austro-Servian War Declared and Europe Trembles” read Tuesday’s headline. Austria had declared war on Serbia, rejecting British appeals for mediation, but conceding that they were open to keeping the conflict local. 868 more words

Woolgoolga to Ballina Pacific Highway Upgrade Gets the Green Light

The NSW Roads and Maritime Services’ huge Woolgoolga to Ballina Pacific Highway upgrade project received planning approval last week on 3 July. The 155km project is the last section of the highway to be upgraded to dual carriageway between Hexham and the Queensland border. 174 more words

New South Wales

Pacific Highway 101 + Redwood National Park

Upon departing Portland, we headed south toward Pacific Hwy 101 and Redwood National Park. As a lover of nature I was personally most excited for this part of the road trip and it definitely did not disappoint. 737 more words