Tag Archives: American Family Travels

California Plans Up in Smoke

6 August 2018 Starting our road trip home in Sacramento worked out well; however our plans in California did not. Originally we planned to visit Yosemite National Park but unfortunately the Ferguson Forest Fire closed the park. Plan B was … Continue reading

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Waikiki, Hawaii

2 – 5 August 2018 We stayed in Waikiki on our trip to Australia to break up the arduous journey. It’s the perfect place to spend a couple days so we stopped again on our return trip to the States. … Continue reading

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Australia, Until Next Time…

2 August 2018 As our Australian adventure comes to an end we will not say ‘good-bye’. Instead ‘until next time’ because we will be back. When we decided to take a year off from our normal life, our primary motive … Continue reading

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Hervey Bay Whale Watching

23 July 2018 Hervey Bay is one of Australia’s top whale watching spots. Between mid-July and October Humpback whales stop here along their long migration to rest and teach their newborn before continuing to Antarctica for the summer. The bay … Continue reading

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Fraser Island

22 July 2018 Fraser Island is a popular tourist destination, one that is commonly found on top Aussie tourism lists. Located between the Great Barrier Reef and Sunshine Coast, Fraser is the largest natural sand island in the world and … Continue reading

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Return to Goldie

15 – 18 July 2018 We visited Gold Coast twice before but decided to return to tick a few new boxes and re-visit some of our favorites. It did not go quite as planned. The first day we encountered heavy … Continue reading

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Bribie Island

10 July 2018 Bribie Island is one of three islands in Moreton Bay, the gateway to Brisbane. Just below the southern end of Sunshine Coast, it is roughly the midway point between Brisbane and Maroochydore. Despite its location Bribie still … Continue reading

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