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Sacred Monkey Theives

Kuta, Bali, Indonesia The Balinese have an odd relationship with their monkeys. On the one side, they are considered sacred (and therefore protected and allowed to live where they want) for their ability to ward off evil spirits from the … Continue reading

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Outback pub life

Karumba, QLD, Australia 518 people About 466 miles from “Cans“ Sometimes, oh and without warning of course, the whole town just separates from the mainland and becomes an island for a few months…so you want to watch out for that. … Continue reading

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A Month of Thursday

Thursday Island, Australia So keep in mind that sign, and the information contained thereupon, as we go though our entertainment options on Thursday Island for the month we were there.

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Zombie Koalas

Adelaide, SA, AU So after having our car break down in the middle of an Australian zombie outbreak and narrowly escaping with our lives it was time to seek alternate transport. But at least now we understood why the koalas … Continue reading

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Australia National Pride

Adelaide, South Australia, Australia It’s pretty much common knowledge that Australia freaking kills people right? Tons of venomous creatures, the barren deserts, dingos that do in fact eat babies, great white sharks, etc, ad nauseum. That’s part of the international … Continue reading

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Working for a bed

Pittwater, NSW, AU Living for free as volunteer crew on someone else’s yacht sounds all well and good while you’ve got a boat to live on but we are often asked what we do when we’re between yachts. Our first few months … Continue reading

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Guys are not “cute”

Pittwater, NSW, AU As we’ve previously stated, friendships lead to a lexicon whose size is directly proportional to the time invested in the relationship.  These lexicons lead to key phrases that communicate much more than the simple words involved when … Continue reading

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So, have you seen a kangaroo?

Melbourne, Vic, AU Yes, yes we’ve seen a kangaroo… As Americans, Australia is fascinating in a completely different way than any other country in the world.  Because of all the other countries out there, Australia is the one where we … Continue reading

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Mostly European Cowgirls

Melbourne, VIC, AU Unbeknownst to us, this job put us smack into the middle of the backpacker working trail and as a result, our workmates were not who we expected.  In what we anticipated to be a primarily Australian work … Continue reading

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Chicks Dig Scars

Melbourne, VIC, AU …just usually not so much on themselves. While Greg spent the majority of his time feeding and mucking Tiffany got to “train” the horses. At this point we should point out that Tiffany has a tendency to…smack … Continue reading

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