Thursday, December 14, 2017

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INCREDIBLE LANDSCAPE… In Adelaide, they took a tour to Mt Lofty where the views are spectacular.

The magic of train travel

Editor May 31, 2017

IT had been on the bucket list of things to do for some years, to travel across Australia by train, so finally Elizabeth Adams of Numurkah decided to make the dream a reality. The

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Lyn McNaught’s favourite travel destinations

Editor May 24, 2017

Galapagos Island  By Lyn McNaught THERE was standing room only at the wharf. All the seats were taken by the local Sea Lions, who looked at us as if we were the intruders. A

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A STUNNING SIGHT… The stunning Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon stands 99 metres high and is covered in gold.

On the road to Mandalay

Editor May 17, 2017

IT was a chance to see old Burma as it was known, now called Myanmar, for Robyn Jones of Shepparton. This was to be a tour of discovery, fascinating places and people a real

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ATTRACTING INTEREST… Catherine with one of the murals at the museum. They are attracting a lot of interest.

A Tour to the Outback

Editor May 3, 2017

FLORENCE Outback Tours; the name came about when art conservationist Catherine Millikan fell in love with the story of an aboriginal art museum three hundred kilometres from Alice Springs. Catherine had worked at the

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NOT SO SLEEPY SEATTLE… Seattle is home to great waterways. The floating homes of Seattle were made famous in the movie Sleepless in Seattle. The home in the movie recently sold for $2M.

Travelling the Starlight Express Revisited

Editor April 19, 2017

SEATTLE is a vibrant town; a very interesting city with a population of just over 600,000. It’s easy to get around and quite close to the Canadian border. Highlights include the Pike Place Market,

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HOME OF THE HOBBITS... The Hobbits’ front doors can be visited by tourists on the site where the movie was shot.

To win a holiday

Editor April 5, 2017

MANY of us would say we never win anything, so when Mary Beatie of Finlay was told she had won a $10,000 prize, $5,000 of which was a holiday, she just could not believe

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