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Phillip Island

I decided to visit Phillip Island. It is so long since I had been there I could not remember the place at all.

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Celebrating Penguin Awareness Day

Today (and by this I mean the full 24 hour period known as January 20 in Australia and the United States) is Penguin Awareness Day. The timing of my trip was planned to coincide with the Tour Down Under in Adelaide. 325 more words

Penguin Walk at Calgary Zoo

Got to see the Penguin Walk today at the Calgary Zoo. Each day at 11 am, a group of penguins (known as a huddle) parades through the Calgary Zoo, for exercise and mental stimulus. 351 more words


We were either settling on a trip to Iceland (because of the rumours that the Northern Lights were dimming?) or Melbourne and we settled on the latter due to time constraints and the hassle of packing for another freeze-your-ass-off country. 720 more words

Penguins, Wallabies and Koalas

We spent three beautiful days on a trip to Phillip Island, south-east of Melbourne. We took the ferry from Queenscliff to Sorrento, shortcutting Port Phillip Bay from its western to its eastern end. 161 more words


Seven months of travelling and we are still complaining that we do not have enough time. Maybe visiting 16 countries is a bit too ambitious? We decided to spend a little bit less time in Australia and a bit more in New Zealand and Asia.

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Phillip island 

I was very kindly lent a car so that I could head off to Phillip island for the day to explore on my own rather than having to do a coach tour. 876 more words