Snippets along the way

Our Journey from Ljubljana to Zagreb

Our Journey from Ljubljana to Zagreb

Aug 28, 2018

Everyone loves disaster stories. So here is the story about how it very nearly all went wrong today on our journey from Ljubljana to Zagreb. As with all these stories, it all started off rather well. The rain of yesterday had cleared and we woke up to a beautiful sunny morning. A wander around the

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Train to Ljubljana with guns and sex shops

Train to Ljubljana with guns and sex shops

Aug 26, 2018

Today it was time to move on to a new town and a new country. A train to Ljubljana in Slovenia was our plan. After packing up our bohemian garret, we headed to the station. Unfortunately, we had misread our tickets and the wait was a bit longer than we had planned. So it was

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Living a bohemian artist’s garret fantasy

Living a bohemian artist’s garret fantasy

Aug 24, 2018

This morning we are waking up in Graz. We are staying in a little attic apartment at the top of a beautiful old building. To enter the building, first you have to open one of the huge coaching house doors. This leads you into a courtyard with wooden cobblestones that have been worn smooth with

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Vienna to Graz

Vienna to Graz

Aug 23, 2018

We left our beautiful Vienna this morning bound for Graz in southern Austria. Today’s mode of transport is train and like all things Austrian it is fast, efficient and clean. Our journey is two and a half hours and whilst I had thought I would sleep the scenery wouldn’t let me. The one time I

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Morning Exercise with the Lipizzaners

Morning Exercise with the Lipizzaners

Aug 23, 2018

On top of my “Must Do” list for Vienna is seeing the Lipizzaners. Unfortunately in August and September there are only performances on the weekend, and guess who is here during the week? us! but not to be deterred we join the Lipizzaners for their morning exercise class. Our ticket is for a two hour

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The executive lounge At Bangkok airport

The keep moving game

Aug 20, 2018

There are games we all play as we board a long flight. The one that Suzannah and I play is called the keep moving game. It all starts because there are two of us and three seats in a row. So we always hope that we can have that special treat of a spare seat.

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Lunch at the Kandanga Kitchen

Our Ten “Gympie Bests”.

Aug 18, 2018

Tonight will be our last night in Gympie for this visit. It is also our friend Tanya’s birthday. So to celebrate we have decided to try the place that recently won Gympie’s best pizza. That got us thinking about all the places in Gympie that we have visited and what our ten “Gympie Bests” would

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The great grapefruit debate.

The great grapefruit debate.

Aug 17, 2018

It is a subject that seems to divide all our friends. They either do or the don’t. There is very little room for a middle opinion. The whole debate is brought on by the beautiful Queensland winter. With cool nights and sunny dry days, it is a wonderful time of year to be here. It

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Travel the world on $100 a day.

Travel the world on $100 a day.

Aug 13, 2018

It is eleven months since we first left Gympie and started to travel the world on $100 a day. We set our budget on a fairly random basis and to be honest, we had no idea if we could do it. As we prepare to set off on the new leg of our adventures in

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There is nothing like meeting face to face

There is nothing like meeting face to face

Aug 10, 2018

Even with all the new technologies that we have today, there is nothing like actually getting together and chatting through ideas face to face. So one of the really important things that we wanted to do while we are in Gympie was to get together with Steve from A3rev. He is our expert on all

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The best time of year to visit….

The best time of year to visit….

Aug 8, 2018

It is a bit cold here in Gympie this morning but this is Queensland, so by 9 o clock I am sitting out in the sun and warming up nicely. That got me thinking about one of those travel questions. “What is the best time of year to visit…?” If, like the friend we are

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Ticking the boxes

Ticking the boxes

Aug 6, 2018

It is a turning out to be a couple of weeks of ticking boxes here in Gympie before we head off again. Our renewed driving licences arrived in the post today. Tick. I had my hair cut and Suzannah is there on Wednesday. Tick. Catching up with friends. Tick, tick, tick. We have also been

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