Adelaide to Broken Hill a 516km road trip of contrast

Adelaide to Broken Hill map

Adelaide to Broken Hill is about 5 hours of driving time. In that time the landscape changes significantly as you move from green to desert.

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Excellent holiday in Mannum by the Murray River

Mannum, South Australia

Decided to go and spend a few nights camping in Mannum on the Murray River not far from home.

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Fleurieu Peninsula, South Australia

Having such a beautiful day in October was time to take a day trip around the Fleurieu Peninsula included Goolwa, Victor Harbour, Jarvis Bay, Myponga and finally Sellicks Beach and Aldinga Beach. This area of South Australia is an easy […]

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Maloma Zambales family Fiesta – Philippines

Karaoke fun in Maloma

Family Fiesta in Maloma Zambales Philippines Maloma, Zambales was the main destination of this trip and the family fiesta to get to meet family and friends and experience true Filipino hospitality and life in provincial Philippines. It was a magic […]

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Victoria Cole Beach Resort

Fishing boats - Laoag, Zambales, Philippines

Victoria Cole Beach Resort The Victoria Cole Beach Resort located in a small coastal village in Laoag, Cabangan, Zambales, Philippines which is home to aprox 300 people, mostly fishermen. It is 180km (112 mile) North West of Manila by road and […]

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Manila to Zambales Philippines

San Felipe, Central Luzon, Philippines

Today we head north out of Manila to the province of Zambales. We’re going to visit Patty’s home town, Maloma and we’ll be staying at the Victoria Cole Beach Resort in Laoag, Cabangan, Zambales, Philippines. The next day will be […]

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Makati to Tagaytay in the Philippines

South of Manila in the province of Cavite is a very popular tourist destination called Tagaytay which is known for it’s mild climate. Well mild, it’s not as hot and humid as Manila, but still up there when compared to […]

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Manila Philippines – First visit

Manila Philippines street market

Manila Philippines – my first visit Manila Philippines. My first visit into the heart of Manila to a part called Santa Cruz (or Sta.Cruz as it’s known by the locals). This is very much in the heart of Manila. Our […]

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Manila Van Rental – who I use

Manila Van's Unlimited Van Rental

Manila Van Rental Manila Van Rental. As some of you may know I frequent the Philippines, specifically the Manila area. Getting around in the Philippines is challenging for westerners like me so I typically get a van and driver for […]

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Ceduna to Adelaide, South Australia

Eremophila duttonii (Budda or Harlequin Fuchsia Bush)

Sunday was about getting home. 770 km’s (480 miles) in a day, not a lot of time to muck about. So an early start with packing up in Ceduna and loading up the car. Not a lot of towns between […]

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