Australia · Travel

South Australia Trip: Day 12 – Wilpena Pound

Jacqueline and I woke up to the sound of the animals around the Wilpena Pound Caravan Park. We checked the fridge, it was still at -2 degrees Celsius and our milk and yoghurt were still frozen. Disheartened, we tried to warm it up and eat breakfast anyway, before heading to the visitor centre to check… Continue reading South Australia Trip: Day 12 – Wilpena Pound

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Australia · Travel

South Australia Trip: Day 11 – Pichi Richi

On our second day in the Flinders Ranges, we packed up the Troopy and were ready to eat our breakfast when we noticed a problem. The fridge in the campervan had been set to -14 degrees Celsius, and all of our milk and yoghurt had frozen solid. So, without having breakfast, we turned off the… Continue reading South Australia Trip: Day 11 – Pichi Richi

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Australia · Travel

South Australia Trip: Day 10 – Mount Remarkable

It was time for our holiday within a holiday. Jacqueline and I had spent the last week and a half in and around Adelaide, in the southern end of South Australia. Our plan now was to head north, into the Outback and see some of the more remote parts of the state. To help us,… Continue reading South Australia Trip: Day 10 – Mount Remarkable

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Hong Kong · Travel

Hong Kong Trip: Days 3-4 – Ngong Ping and Nan Lian

We woke up to find yet another hot and humid day in the city of Hong Kong. Jacqueline suggested that we get out of the bustling city centre and head to the relative seclusion of the rainforests at Ngong Ping. We walked from our hotel to the Hung Hom railway station to catch a train… Continue reading Hong Kong Trip: Days 3-4 – Ngong Ping and Nan Lian

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Scotland · Travel

Scotland Hiking: Day 4 – Aviemore

Jacqueline and I woke up and packed up camp relatively quickly. We had just made it into the Rothiemurchus forest having come through the Lairig Ghru the previous day. While not fully recovered, Jacqueline’s knee was feeling better, through not perfect. We were hoping that the path would be much nicer to her today, and… Continue reading Scotland Hiking: Day 4 – Aviemore

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Scotland Hiking: Day 3 – Lairig Ghru

When Jacqueline and I woke, the rain that had plagued us through the previous day’s hike had subsided, and we were met with beautiful blue skies. It was now that we could truly see the magical place we were in. We had camped next to the Corrour Bothy, a small hiker’s hut in the middle… Continue reading Scotland Hiking: Day 3 – Lairig Ghru

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Scotland Hiking: Day 2 – Falls of Tarf to Corrour Bothy

Jacqueline and I had camped overnight at the Falls of Tarf in the Cairngorm National Park in Scotland. We had gone to bed the previous night with the sun still up, but waking up, we found the sun had beaten us back up already. We opened our tents and walked outside to find a confused… Continue reading Scotland Hiking: Day 2 – Falls of Tarf to Corrour Bothy

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