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Heading For Paris!

From one end of Paris to the other! Our grandfather had style when he published Australia in Pictures in the 40s.  Vic, Ellie and Rob hope to recreate it in a sort of romantic way as our journey begins in … Continue reading

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Chip in the Brain or the real McCoy?

We are not even on the plane and there is a sense of let down about the return.  It’s inevitable.   How many days after landing on the tarmac from an overseas trip can you talk about it before people glaze … Continue reading

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National Geographic and the Art of Travel

Much knowledge of our world stemmed from the hundreds of National Geographic magazines collected since 1919 and stored at 1566 High Street.  Apart from the iconic advertisements that liberally adorned a pre 1970 NGG, looking at the photos and skimming … Continue reading

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Occupation in Southern France

An interesting question to ask when considering an extended trip, say a three month soujourn, is how do you occupy yourself?  If you’re in Europe, can you really just occupy your time with castle ruins, cathedrals, French Alps, bike races … Continue reading

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Local Joy

The joy of the moment is upon us as all six of us (including Chelsea and Ted) make our way to the Milk Bar and enjoy a morning coffee in the sunshine in our local neighbourhood.  As our adventure approaches, … Continue reading

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Global Travellers

The Global village just got smaller when our niece handed her wedding invitation to us on Boxing Day 2012; a wedding to be held in Goreme, Cappadocia, Turkey, September 2013.  It was the catalyst we needed to join our Global … Continue reading

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