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The Land Down Under

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Australia, that enchanting land down under, where everyone has a great accent, looks like Hugh Jackman, and life is a beach. Or is it? I only recently realized in the 190-plus blogs I have posted on Next Big Adventure, only one has been about Australia, and that was simply a foto-Friday of Whitehaven Beach. Why, after spending over six weeks…

Transvecto One – Video from the road

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Well I’m a man of my word.  As promised in the blog, here is the first of three videos documenting the transvecto journey.  ”Transvecto One” is a 15 minute sequence of nearly every shot filmed from a GoPro camera mounted on the dashboard of Magda, from London to Sydney.  It’s high definition, so make sure you get the good quality…

Beginning of the End?

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Location: 36° 29′ 13″ S, 148° 07′ 34″ E (Snowy Mountains, New South Wales)
Distance from Sydney: 405 km
And so the final day is here.  When I planned this journey, I knew I wanted to drive back into Sydney. I could have had Magda shipped straight from Bangkok to Sydney and flown home. But it didn’t seem right. You couldn’t end…

Let’s do this

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As a kid, I remember the arrival of Christmas. The closer it got, the more excited I became. The more excited I became the slower time would pass. And the slower time passed the more convinced I would become that Christmas would NEVER arrive. And therefore of course we should open our presents immediately.
I became that kid again this…

Crocs, Koalas & Humpbacks

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10th -15th October   Sydney
Flying from Cairns to Sydney we have a five day whistle stop tour of the clean and compact city, the capital in terms of culture and finance.  We manage to find an amazing deal at a 5 star hotel in Circular Quay at half the price of a hostel!  Luxurious, complete with a huge balcony and…