Monthly Archives: December 2014

Coffee in Cairns – go to ‘Shop 3’

Nov 17, 2014: After an awesome day yesterday I started my day at “Shop 3” Shop 3 Coffee & Tea – Cairns, Cairns coffee shop. Best coffee I have had yet in Australia. Single sourced beans done in an Air … Continue reading

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Sydney Harbor

Nov 21, 2014: Today was a work day, but I had a chance to wander around before sunset. Today being Friday the night markets were open with fresh food to pick and choose. Also, the Opera House was looking great. … Continue reading

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Great Ocean Road touring – Victoria, Australia

Things to do: Bay of Islands “The Grotto” with a window view of the sea Loch Ard Gorge – check out each section as there is a series of interesting areas 12 Apostles – classic and beautiful Gibsons Steps (right … Continue reading

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Great breakfast spot in Warrnombool, Australia

Nov 23, 2014: My random walk had me stumple across “fishtales cafe” and after I spotted all the cyclists I was sold. There were a number of outdoor tables and locals traffic was in full speed. The menu prices and … Continue reading

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Trail running at the Grampions National Park

I was able to drive to the National Park from Melbourne today. The drive became more pleasant as it went on and the scenery improved. I had a nice little lunch in Barratt and made it to the trails by … Continue reading

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Arriving in Melbourne and scurrying off to the Grampains!

Nov 22, 2014: Today I arrive in Melbourne and the plan is to drive to the Grampians National Park. The maps and descriptions promise gorgeous mountains, views, and rich wildlife. “Planned itinerary” Not really planned per se, but an idea … Continue reading

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Diving in the Great Barrier Reef, Cairns w/ SwiftBoat

Nov 17, 2014: Diving has it's privileges. You get to be at level with marine life and 'be present' with them. I love snorkeling but there is much more to be had under the surface for an extended time. I … Continue reading

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