Monthly Archives: February 2012

Taronga Western Plains Zoo

While we were in Dubbo a few days ago, we visited the zoo.  The Taronga Western Plains Zoo is an extension of the one we visited in Sydney.  The one in Dubbo is different from any zoo we have visited … Continue reading

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Ordered New Spinnaker

Last year, on our final day into Fiji, our spinnaker gave out (blow out is more like it). It had already ripped the year earlier and the repair in New Zealand didn’t hold. So it was time to retire that … Continue reading

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Avoid the Politicians

One of the cities we are planning to visit on this road trip is Canberra – the capital of Sydney. We were making our way from Dubbo towards Canberra two days ago, when we had a sudden realization. This week … Continue reading

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Day Trip to Dubbo

Yesterday was a beautiful day in the part of Australia we traveled, not a cloud in the sky. We finally left Port Stephens and drove all day out to Dubbo – about 500 km away. We took some back roads … Continue reading

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Road Trip Time

For the past week, we have been making preparations to leave on a road trip. It seems like it took forever, but we had a lot to do. We had to do several loads of laundry. We needed to clean … Continue reading

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Dolphins and Rain

Last week as we sailed to Port Stephens from Broken Bay, I mentioned we had some dolphin visit us and dance off our bows for a while. Yesterday I finally got around to processing the photos. There were about 20 … Continue reading

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Spherical 360 Photo of Three Sisters Up Close

We took the trail to the Three Sisters where you can stand right at the base of the first rock (closest to the cliffs). As soon as I was coming down the stairs, I knew this was the place I … Continue reading

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Beautiful Weather in Port Stephens

On Tuesday we had a delightful sail up the coast from Broken Bay. We pulled out at 6 AM with a southeast wind picking up once the sun rose. We were soon sailing our way up the coast. We had … Continue reading

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360 Panorama in Blue Mountains at Three Sisters

The photo below was taken two days ago at the Echo Point lookout close to the famous Three Sisters of the Blue Mountains in Australia. Part of the Blue Mountains are a National Park and is located within a 2 … Continue reading

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Visit to Blue Mountains

One of the sights we planned to see while in the Sydney area was the Blue Mountains. It’s a beautiful region up in the hills northwest of Sydney with easy access thanks to trains that travel regularly between them. We … Continue reading

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