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Northern Territory, Australia 2020

This trip has changed so many times because of all the chaos around COVID-19. Whenever a new hotspot turns up flights are cancelled and new flights booked. So the first booking was a return trip from Sydney to Uluru with … Continue reading

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Thailand and Singapore 2015

    Our Itinerary Tuesday 13/10/2015 Newcastle to Sydney Wednesday 14/10/2015 Sydney 13.40pm to Singapore 19.05pm Thursday 15/10/2015 Singapore 17.35pm to Bangkok 19.05pm Friday 16/10/2015 Bangkok Saturday 17/10/2015 Bangkok to Amphawa Sunday 18/10/2015 Amphawa to Kanchanaburi Monday 19/10/2015 Kanchanaburi Tuesday … Continue reading

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Ethiopia and Dubai 2016

Thursday 13th October, 2016 Newcastle to Sydney It’s Elkie’s 3rd birthday! ‘I a big girl. I fwee” she says. Little darling! Lauren is at work and Mark takes Abi to school so I’ve got our baby all to myself. She’s … Continue reading

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Laos and Thailand 2001

Saturday   27th January, 2001               Sydney to Bangkok After kissing goodbye to our precious cats, Benny and Layla, we leave home with Angie and Lauren to say goodbye to Mum and Dad and then on to Pelican Airport to catch the … Continue reading

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Nepal 1999

  Wednesday 15th December, 1999.        Varanasi to Kathmandu Leaving India behind us, we’re off on a new adventure to the Himalayan kingdom of Nepal. The flight on Indian Airways is only fifty minutes and it’s all spectacular. The snow covered … Continue reading

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Bali 2003

   Monday     26th May, 2003            Sydney to Denpasar, Bali We leave home at 5.15 am on a cold, rainy morning. Drive to Sydney without any holdups and leave the car in the longterm carpark. Very miserable weather still and we … Continue reading

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Myanmar (Burma) and Thailand 2004

Tuesday    30th December, 2003                     Sydney to Bangkok A gorgeous warm day to set off on this long-awaited holiday. We decide to start our adventure right from the front door so with backpacks on, we walk down to Hamilton Station. From … Continue reading

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China and Hong Kong 2006

                                                               Our Itinerary Thursday 10th August, 2006             Sydney Friday 11th August, 2006                  Sydney (12 hr flight) to  Shanghai Saturday 12th August, 2006             Shanghai Sunday 13th August, 2006               Shanghai                                                     Monday 14th August, 2006              Shanghai (overnight train) to Beijing Tuesday 15th … Continue reading

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Bali and Nusa Lembongan, Indonesia 2007

    Our Itinerary Sunday 13th May, 2007         Sydney to Bali (6 hrs flying Jetstar) Monday 14th May, 2007          Kuta Tuesday 15th May, 2007          Kuta Wednesday 16th May, 2007   Kuta to Nusa Lembongan (boat 1.5 hrs) Thursday 17th May, … Continue reading

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Vietnam 2001

Tuesday    6th February, 2001      Hanoi Our first impression of Vietnam is not great – a dull, misty, grey afternoon and only about twenty degrees. And passing through immigration is painstaking. We see David get off the plane and try to … Continue reading

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