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Lagoons and Flamingos, Atacama Desert

I headed from Buenos Aires to San Pedro de Atacama for six days, to enjoy what is heralded as the highest and coldest desert in the world. 646 more words

Weekend Escapes

Chinese New Year

So the Topdeck crew arranged a lunch in Sydney and I decided to go.

I caught the 8:30 am bus from Fairy Meadow which took just over 2 hours to get to central. 191 more words


Ziplining - Illawarra Treetop Adventures

One cool autumn day I decided to take a drive up Jamberoo Mountain to the Illawarra Fly Treetop Adventure. Since they opened their zipline track I wanted to go. 436 more words


Penguins at the end of the World

For any wildlife lover, a trip to Patagonia would not be complete without a penguin visit. We booked a couple seats on a catamaran leaving the Ushuaia harbour in the afternoon, jetting off through the channel between Chile and Argentina. 227 more words

Weekend Escapes

Sand Dune Safaris

On a cloudy, rainy day I decided to try my hand at Sandboarding in Anna Bay, Port Stephens.

With no idea what to expect I got to the pick-up point where there were 3 different sandboarding options. 196 more words


Hunter Valley Gardens

We had never even heard of these gardens before but jumped in the car and headed for the Hunter Valley Gardens.

Of course it was a rainy day (yes the best weather for a stroll in the garden). 190 more words


Kangaroo Valley Kayaks

We decided to go Kayaking in Kangaroo Valley. Which is a 1 hour and 15 minute drive south of Wollongong in the Shoalhaven.

We started at Hampden Bridge and went through to Bendeela Camping Ground. 228 more words