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Total Solar Eclipse Port Douglas, In Photos

We’ve just got back from Four Mile Beach Port Douglas, the total solar eclipse was stunning! Dragging the kids out of bed at 4am didn’t go down too well, but a Daintree ice cream and some celestial spectacularness soon perked them up. Part of Photo Friday on Delicious Baby. As a new blogger I’d do linkies …

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Snorkelling On The Great Barrier Reef

Is snorkelling on the Great Barrier Reef on the top of your bucket list?  It’s an experience like no other, a marine adventure that people travel the whole world to experience, an unforgettable day during your time in Australia.  In this post we talk about snorkelling on the Great Barrier Reef, what it’s like, what …

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Coffee Kopi Luwak Bali. Civet Poop Coffee!

The most expensive coffee in the world, coffee Kopi Luwak, starts with a Civet in Bali. These little civets are hard at work processing coffee beans to make Kopi Luwak. Looks like a tough job doesn’t it. I’d never heard of coffee kopi luwak until the day we accidentally visited a spice garden in Bali, much …

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Small Group Adventure Holidays. What’s Group Adventure Travel Like?

Small group adventure holidays usually involve travel to an adventure holiday destination, domestic or international, and touring or taking part in an activity with a group of strangers, plus a guide or group leader. These holidays can be of any duration from a few days to many months. For some individuals they are a great …

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Being a Beach Cleaning Volunteer with Tangaroa Blue

I’d love to get a long-term volunteer position while we are traveling, but, it’s hard to get into. it’s often a voluntourism scam and it is expensive for the volunteer. For me, I don’t think it’s ever going to happen. Somebody else, with fewer family commitments and more cash will have the privilege of taking …

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Chef’s Widow

I am married to a chef. Jealous?  Don’t be. They call us chef’s widows for a reason. Chef’s are often married to the job. Their hours are pretty unbelievable and chef’s don’t go home just because their shift is over. That level of dedication is required to make it in the hospitality industry. A post …

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Lake Tinaroo, Camping and Catching Yabbies.

A weekend camping on Lake Tinaroo. A great chance to catch Lake Tinaroo redclaw yabbies and mess around on Tinaroo dam. There’s loads to do up on the Tablelands, from playpus spotting to chocolate tasting, but first catch your yabbie. We just got back from an amazing 4 day homeschool camp up on Lake Tinaroo, …

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