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Part 8: Goodooga, NSW

(4 Days) Goodooga was only 45mins away from Lightning Ridge., The roads from LR to this place were sealed. We were intending to stay there for a minimum of one week, as Rob and Kate spoke highly of it. Though … Continue reading

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Part 7: Lightning Ridge, NSW

(3 Days) Lightning Ridge is a town with more than 100 years of opal mining history. The town proudly calls itself “The Black Opal Country”. Apparently, Australia is the world’s major producer of opal. They are found around the margins … Continue reading

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Part 6: Warrumbungle National Park, NSW

(8 Days) Been busy….. Anyway, hopefully, I can find more time to continue writing about our -possibly-once-in-a-lifetime-land-travel-around Australia journal. – Warrumbungle National Park is an area of former volcanic activity from millions of years ago. Its rocky spires, domes, and … Continue reading

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Part 5: Coonabarabran, NSW

(7Days) Coonabarabran or Coona, as people call it over there, (so much easier to pronounce) is the “Astronomy Capital of Australia” because of its very clear dark night skies. Though we weren’t really deep into astronomy, we kind of enjoyed … Continue reading

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Part 4: Barmedman, NSW

(3days) One and a half hours away from Junee is another small town called Barmedman. The town is popular for its large, said-to-be therapeutic mineral pool. Since T’s plan of swimming in the ocean every day didn’t happen, we settled … Continue reading

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Part 3: Junee, NSW

(2Days) Plans have changed. Why? T said, “I like swimming in the ocean, not swimming to go and get my groceries.” The weather wasn’t very good along the coast. Some of the places we were intending to go to were … Continue reading

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Part 2: Lakes Entrance, VIC

(5Days) As the name implied, this is the entrance for ocean vessels to access Gippsland lakes, which is a vast network of inland waterways. It was very apparent that this place is where people retire, or this is a place … Continue reading

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Part 1: Wilsons Promontory National Park,VIC

(2days) FYI: this trip was actually to help in T’s healing. Sightseeing was just secondary. Aside from the fact that this was the longest holiday I’ve ever had in my whole life, I think. It was always, study, work, study, … Continue reading

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Australian Adventure 2022

T and I decided to go on a, possibly, once-in-a-lifetime long trip around Australia both by land and by air. We started with a quick work and leisure drive to Portland, VIC, and Mount Gambier, SA. For the main trip, … Continue reading

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Queensland Holidays (Townsville & Airlie Beach)

Jan 2022: Finally, we were able to travel outside Victoria. After multiple lockdowns and flight date modifications, we were able to see T’s family, THANKFULLY! Our flights were, luckily, uneventful though the view from the plane was superb. The birds-eye-view … Continue reading

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