New South Wales:

The Dig Tree

12 July 2010 | Media

  Back in 1991 Maureen and I, with our daughter Tashi (10 years old at the time) and our son Kieran (aged 8), set out to drive from Melbourne to Cooper Creek near the town of Innamincka in South Australia. We were following the track of the Burke & Wills e...

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Hotels – The Worst One & Some Good Ones in 2009

15 December 2009 | Living

The worst hotel of the year? McAlpine House in Broome, Western Australia. In 2009 I stayed in about 70 different hotels in 16 countries. Many of them were strictly one night stands although there were a fair number of two or three nighters, the longest visit was si...

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Pretty Beach

13 January 2009 | Places

Pelicans perching at the bayside, Pretty Beach We started 2009 in a very luxurious place (the Southern Ocean Lodge) close to a couple of spectacularly rugged national parks on South Australia’s Kangaroo Island. And we’ve continued the pattern with a stay at the e...

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