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  • Wines and mines in South Australia

    After our fantastic visit to the scorched and damaged Kangaroo Island (or Koala Island as Miek named it earlier) with our own koalas-in-the-garden-house by the beach, it needed to get used to civilisation again. From the ferry it was only a short drive to Willunga, a nice historic town in the McLaren Vale wine region. […]

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  • Great Otway and Australia Day

    The last time we were in Melbourne was three and a half years ago. We were on our way home from French Polynesia at the end of our second world trip. It doesn’t seem that long ago because the city feels familiar. We settled in an AirBnB at the east side of the city, near […]

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  • X-mas on Lombok and NYE in Sydney

    Lombok is predominantly Islamic and therefore we did not have high expectations of Christmas celebrations this year. There is Christmas decoration everywhere and you are invariably offered a “Merry Christmas and a happy new year”. But no matter how decorative, snowmen and reindeer don’t cut it when it is above 30 degrees Celsius and a […]

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  • Red and white wines vs black and white dolphins

    Mendoza is a pleasant city. It has wide streets and lots of squares and parks and is very green. That is special because the city is situated in the middle of the desert. A man-made oasis. We had been there before. But not in the company of family and not during the Vendimia, the wine […]

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