Category Archives: Australia

Canberra, Australia’s Capital City

13 – 18 May 2018 Canberra in the Australian Capital Territory is the capital of Australia and next stop in our travels across the country. Similar in arrangement as Washington in the District of Columbia, the ACT is an independent … Continue reading

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Return to Sydney

27 – 28 April 2018 The perfect way to end our trip to the Blue Mountains was a day in Sydney. We had such a good time here over the holidays, we were excited to visit again. Sydney is a … Continue reading

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Bathurst – The Daytona of Australia

25 April 2018 In our effort to absorb Aussie sport my son and I were immediately interested in Supercars, Australia’s premier auto racing series. Having come from North Carolina, the birthplace of NASCAR, stock car racing is one of our … Continue reading

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Blue Mountains NP – Blackheath

23 – 26 April 2018 The Village of Blackheath is the entrance to several nice hikes and lookouts. The star of the day was a 6.3 km, 2 hour hike of the Grand Canyon Loop Track. The trail is rated … Continue reading

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Blue Mountains NP – Katoomba

23 – 26 April 2018 Three Sisters Katoomba is the Blue Mountains’ center of tourism and your best option for food and supplies. We spent the majority of two days there along the Prince Henry Cliff Walk. The first day … Continue reading

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Blue Mountains NP – Wentworth Falls

23 – 26 April 2018 If you Google Australia’s top attractions, Blue Mountains National Park is likely to make the list. The Blue Mountains are west of Sydney and easily accessed from Australia’s largest city making them a popular tourist … Continue reading

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Launceston, Tasmania

6 – 9 April 2018 Launceston in Northern Tasmania is the state’s second larget city. With a population of around 84,000, it is smaller than Asheville, North Carolina. This low-rise city has more of a big town vibe. Located at … Continue reading

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