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We expected to be better at this…

Kuta, Bali, Indonesia So Tami kept her part of the bargain, flying halfway around the world to bring us our stuff. (That’s not a turn of phrase, by the way.  She actually did.  Fly, that is.  Pretty much halfway around … Continue reading

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FAUX-luru

Uluru, Northern Territory, Australia OK so you finally figure out where the heck Uluru/Ayers rock is and you at long last secure some decent wheels to get you there… …Then you dive for 6 HOURS until you see this And … Continue reading

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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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Australia lied to us

The Great Ocean Road, VIC, AU Australia has a lot of coastline.  It ranges from swampy marshes, to beautiful beaches, to craggy cliffs and everything in between.  Victoria, in the southeastern part of the country, has miles of land that … Continue reading

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Into the White

Kosciuszko National Park, NSW, AU One can only get pulled up the side of a mountain by a boat anchor tied to a bungee chord so many times before they start considering the alternatives to the dilemma of Australian Alpine … Continue reading

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The 7th Summit

Mt Kosciuszko, NSW, AU (1/7 unlocked) Life Achievement: Climb the 7 Summits. Sure it’s not like it was freaking Everest or anything and yeah, it’s the smallest and kinda a part time member of the list but just for the … Continue reading

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Snow bush walking

Jindabyne, NSW, AU With a total of 4 ski lifts to entertain us for 3 months it’s probably little wonder how that got old. Luckily, our ski resort was smack dab in the middle of a national freaking park and … Continue reading

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Snowboards and Didgeridoos

Jindabyne, NSW, AU So why again did we (literally) take a crash course in boat anchors and bungee and their varied use in alpine ascents? Well, do you have a snowboard video with a didgeridoo soundtrack? ‘Cause we do! Related … Continue reading

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Passing the Poo

Opua, New Zealand Those extra 2 weeks we spent in Opua were put to good use.  Since we had a paying gig this time, we didn’t just take off and go exploring ashore.  Instead, we did boat work.  What kind … Continue reading

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