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Travels Down Under: Onto Sydney.

Elise’s parents, Jen and Neil continued to exhibit the Australian friendliness at the BBQ. There must be an exception to this somewhere in the country but I hope I never come across it. 2,277 more words


Travels Down Under: My First Days

While I was away frolicking down under in Australia, I tried to keep my family up to date with my adventures with my writing. That way I’d be keeping my writing up after Uni and giving them a more interesting update rather than the boring old “We did this, then we did this, we saw that, there was this…” kind of post. 1,395 more words


Myers Creek - Chum Creek Loop

Starting in the eastern Melbourne suburb of Healesville, this is one of the best climbing routes in and around Melbourne. It can be done clockwise – up Chum Creek (Healesville-Kinglake Rd) and down Myers Creek, or anti-clockwise (up Myers Creek, down Chum Creek). 557 more words


Fire and Snow

When travelling, the weather plays a large part in forming a first impression of a place. Usually, when it is cold and rainy, this is unfavourable. 449 more words


Weekend Wanderings: Foggy Mornings in Victoria

The other morning a friend and I decided to see if we could get to Bonnie Doon and maybe Mansfield. We didn’t really do enough research about going there, especially with how long it would take us to drive there. 556 more words


Healesville/Coldstream/Yarra Valley

Back in January & February of this year when my parents came to visit, we took a day trip to the Yarra Valley to see vineyards and taste wine. 463 more words


Day 32 – Healesville Wildlife Sanctuary

We ventured far from the city today to Healesville Wildlife Sanctuary. Here we got to see a bunch of Australian creatures we probably won’t encounter in the wild, some we’ve already seen on the road, and some we hope never to see outside their enclosures. 153 more words