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La Paz, El Ted and Karen

Eddie, or “El Ted” to his friends (and bar staff) has been travelling since before Jude and I set out on our big trip, but got stuck in one place (managing a bar in a godawful vibrant backpacker’s hostel) for long enough that we were able to track him down. Continue reading

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Things I’ve loved about Australia

It’s 6am, and either the memory of entering the country in the same manner or perhaps the mild dementia brought about by pitting sleep depravation and caffeine against each other is making me all nostalgic for our trip. Continue reading

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So long Sydney

Our thoughts on leaving Sydney for the final time Continue reading

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Climbing in Railay Beach

We’ve been flexing our climbing muscles on Railay’s gorgeous cliffs Continue reading

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Crossing the Nullarbor

The Nullarbor is big. You just won’t believe how vastly, hugely, mind-bogglingly big it is. I mean, you may think it’s a long way down the road to the chemist’s, but that’s just peanuts to the Nullarbor. Continue reading

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The day I got hooked on fishing

After spending a day on the water with Rob and Judie I now totally get why people spend so much time fishing – it’s addictive and tasty! Continue reading

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Real Australiana

So we were driving down the Eyre Peninsula when we saw a sign. It was an impassible obstacle in our path – at once an invitation and a challenge. There was no chance of driving past and ignoring it. Continue reading

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What exactly it is that I do all day

For the last few months I’ve been working at Imagination in Sydney, making some shiny multi-touch tables for GE. Continue reading

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Rafting on the Rangitata

We couldn’t spend a week in the world’s adventure sports capital without doing something silly so we decided to test ourselves by going white water rafting down the Rangitata river’s grade 5 rapids. Continue reading

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Central Christchurch, one year after the earthquake

This is going to be a somewhat depressing post. But then again, central Christchurch is a somewhat depressing place right now. It’ll lighten up towards the end though, I promise. Continue reading

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