Tag Archives: Adventure

Hijinks Country

The day was once again dismal, so Ryan, Sax and I gathered our things and absconded to the mountains. In fact we absconded all the way to Mt Selwyn, where the horses run wild and nobody stays for the summer; … Continue reading

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The Hot and Cold

Picture of the Day 30: all the champs in the water, the Junction What a wonderful day. 🙂 There were twelve of us headed to the Junction today – my parents, two of my brothers and their families. If you’ll … Continue reading

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Burning Hot Summer

Picture of the Day 29: Stormclouds building over Racecourse Drive The summer was hot, and the summer was long. Mainly it was hot. In the field of 43 degrees C. For most of the day, the sky was clear and … Continue reading

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Valley of Bridges

Picture of the Day 26: Prince Alfred Bridge, Gundagai Built in 1866, the Prince Alfred Bridge is the longest wooden bridge in Australia. It was the inspiration for the captured bridge in Tomorrow When the War Began, and while it has … Continue reading

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Canyoning at the Goob

Picture of the Day 23: skipping the old road, Rock Flat Another resplendent summer’s day, another corner of our world to be explored. Although we originally planned to hike Blowering Cliffs and Jounama Creek today, which are both in a … Continue reading

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A Hobbit’s Hike/ Sax’s Botanical Tour

    Picture of the Day 17: first sunlight over Gilmore Merry holidays! Or merry working, if you’re like me and work all the time (and love it)! Today I walked to the small town of Adelong from my family’s … Continue reading

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From Kinross to Gotham

White-winged choughs in the pines Choughs, who build mud nests and are easily confused for crows, have the odd tendency of their eyeballs swelling and becoming brighter when the bird is agitated. For a startling example of this, check out: http://amatteroflight.com/gallery2/d/1167-4/White-winged-Chough_4502v1.jpg … Continue reading

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