Tag: Australia

travel

Tales from My Travel Journal: Adventures Downunder

“Stop!” I shrieked as we hurtled along the Bass Highway, south of Melbourne, Australia, “Stu-u-u… sto-o-o-op. It’s the giant worm!” Ha. Writing that makes me laugh. When I shouted at Hubby to stop, we were on our way from Melbourne …

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To Cruise… Or Not To Cruise

A while ago Hubby and I were at a party. And while he was standing with his buddies drinking beer and talking politics, or baseball, or golf, I was sitting with a group of ladies I’ve known for years, but usually only …

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books

Dreaming of Oz

I’ve been dreaming of Australia this past week. I’m listening to Arthur Upfield’s novel The Widows of Broome on my i-pod. So, as I did housework, or pedaled my exercise bike, I listened to the lovely, gravelly tones of Peter Hosking …

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Our Top 5 Tiny, Quirky Travel Destinations

It’s snowing today. And it’s still only November. Sigh. Just like last year. So this morning… as snow wafts down past the window of my den, Hubby is out chopping wood for the fireplace, and I’m sipping tea and leafing …

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