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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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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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Calling Home

Mt Kosciuszko, NSW, AU Today we cover two interesting and mostly unrelated facts. 1) Though literally miles from anywhere even slightly resembling civilization, Mt Kosciuszko is probably the only member of the 7 summits that has mobile phone reception. Yep, … 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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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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That was anti-climatic

 Blue Mountains, NSW, AU Sydney is… Well… …Anti-climatic. Related posts: Blizzard of Independence Snow in Australia Tradies How exactly do trees grow on coral?

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Lazy Birds

Dunedin, NZ The Kiwi Roadtrip continues! As long as you don’t mind the pressing need to bundle up in order to explore a land listed as “one of the closest to Antarctica” it’s sometimes hard to decide which is more … Continue reading

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Polynesian island TSA

Fakarava, Tuamotu, French Polynesia (…cont from previous post) 4) The pearl farm.  This is the big business of the Tuamotu islands.  Most of the “Tahitian pearls” people buy the world over are actually from the Tuamotu.  You expect, with the … Continue reading

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Living in Farkarava, French Polynesia

Fakarava, Tuamotu, French Polynesia Welcome to the main town in Fakarava.  So what does one do here? (aside from the diving, we’ve already established that’s amazing.   Well, that and suicidal crabs) 1) First off, secure transportation.  Preferably, transportation with shock … Continue reading

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The Ballsiest Way to Travel Known to Mankind

We’ve found a Microsoft background! North Pass, Fakarava, Tuamotu, French Polynesia We are here: Which, in and of itself, is freaking awesome!  However when I took this picture I had this weird sense of déjà-vu.  Now I’d never been here … Continue reading

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