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Quick RV travel tip: plate scraper.

A simple tip (and routine) to help prevent the accumulation of food debris in your grey water tank. For a couple of dollars, you can buy one of these rubber pot scrapers.Before starting the post-meal wash-up take a moment to scrape all the particulate matter off plates, bowls etc.We scrape them into a paper towel […]

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Coffee gratitude: Bookplate

Coffee this morning at Bookplate Cafe inside of the Australian National Library. Only Kelly and I chose to sit outside. After all, it was a crisp sunny morning and sitting in the sun was snoozily pleasant. There is a large terrace area with seating (including a couple of lounge seats if you are lucky enough […]

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Day 13, 14 & 15: Bright.

Location: ///witless.chauffeur.pouty Stunning Autumn colours. The trees are burnt gold and deep toffee plumb and mustard yellows. Underfoot this slippery crunchy fallen canopy wraps Bright in a coat of many colours. From the Great Ocean Road, to the Victorian Alps. It has been a great trip. And Bright has really turned it on for our […]

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Day 12: Blower Man & Mower Man.

Tonight we are in one of our regular campsites, a van park in Yackandandah. Location: ///cumbersome.fizzle.rally We love this secluded little park at the Yack. I remember during our last visit (a few years back) we were interrupted by the owner just as we settled in to happy hour. At the time I wrote: “I […]

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Travel tip: the paramedic coffee connection.

It’s simple. When travelling through unfamiliar territories and searching for decent coffee, be alert for a positive paramedic sign. If there is an ambulance out front of the cafe and a crew of local paramedics waiting for take-away you can be assured of a decent brew. If they are ensconced at one of the tables […]

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Day 10: Silo art St. Arnaud

Location: ///gone.corrosive.commanded Last night we stopped at a tiny (but lovely) van park in St Arnaud, a former Gold mining town between Ballarat and Mildura. This morning we drove a short distance out of town to check out the local silo art. Pretty cool don’t you think? It is titled ‘Hope’, and depicts the story […]

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Day 9: Cherrypool.

Location: ///hoof.cumulative.lifelike We have just pulled into a rest area at Cherrypool around 30 minutes drive south of Horsham. We intended to put the kettle on and make smooshed banana & peanut butter sandwiches (dusted with cinnamon of course) before continuing north. But this is such a picturesque and peaceful campsite right beside the river […]

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Day 8: Portland.

All tucked in for the night behind the Portland tram station. A nice little campsite that is free for 72 hrs for all self containted motorhomes. It is a great little spot with toilets, a dump station and only a few minutes walk to the centre of town. Portland is another harbour town with a […]

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