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How To Write a Travel Blog – Advice from Surprising Quarters

  ‘How to Write a Blog’ – There are millions of advice givers online today. Each is giving advice as to the best way to write a blog.  As we left Australia my brother (a builder, not a writer by profession) proffered this excellent and succinct advice: “I would rather hear about the one legged […]

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Travel Learnings On the Way to Ucluelet – Canada Day 8

Day 8.  Port Alberni to Ucluelet. 25 April 2015   A travel moment between us –  as we drove from Port Alberni towards the West Coast we were heading for Tofino. We should go there we thought, everybody said so! We thought it was the closest town to the Pacific Rim Park but now studying […]

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Long Haul Flights Vs Giving Birth

Arrived in Vancouver. Decided a long flight is a lot like giving birth, without the physical pain – well almost: At the outset you think why did I do this? How long will it take? You get into it and realise there is no way out you just gotta get through it. You get almost […]

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Meeting Our New House Sitters

Had lunch with Andre and Kadri from Estonia, who are 8 months into a several year trip to see the world. They are house sitting our home in Healesville and seemed as genuinely delighted to have the opportunity, as we were to have them look after our home. After much research we used a site […]

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Planning the Getaway

For the last twelve months we have been plotting and planning our trip to Canada. Initially for 3 months we extended to 4 months and still cannot fit in all we want to see. While poring over maps we realise that Canada is not unlike Australia in that the population is scattered across a large […]

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