Category Archives: Xmas 2010 Road Trip

The Big Merino!

What’s a Merino I hear you ask? (As all good farmer’s know – it’s a sheep). This Merino – I have to say is MUCH more impressive than the Big Trout – Pommies just don’t have Merinos this size at … Continue reading

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Koalas

Yes, they are cute, they are famous in Australia. Everyone loves them. They are lazy (yes, sleeping 24 hours a day). They are NOT bears. KOALAS These ones are in Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve…  

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Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve

The final main stop on our way home was just outside Canberra – being still animal-obsessed Pommies – our target this time was a Koala. They have semi-wild Koalas at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve so off we went to look for … Continue reading

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The Big Trout!

YES! Our first Australian ‘big thing’ – ‘big things‘ are – well – big things that are scattered around Australia. Sounds strange eh? Actually this Pommie thinks it’s an AWESOME idea. Building useless big objects all around the country so … Continue reading

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Cabramurra – Australia’s Highest Town

Us Pommies were not just content with scaling the continent’s highest mountain – no sireee – we pressed on and visited the highest town in Australia – Cabramurra – which is a very nice place with a lot of charm, … Continue reading

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New Year’s Eve in Thredbo

AHHH – New Year’s Eve in Thredbo! They know how to put on a party here – a choice between karaoke at the bar of the hotel we were staying at, or live entertainment in the square. YES – YOU … Continue reading

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Australia’s Highest Mountain

The main thing to do in Thredbo is go for a walk on the mountain. There’s a few good trails including the very popular one that goes up to the top of Mount Kosciuszko – which at 2228m high is … Continue reading

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