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S.E. Queensland – Farewell To The Sunshine State

S.E. Queensland – Farewell To The Sunshine State

Funny how we’d no sooner done a one-off blogpost on van living and a Sprinter van review ( just last week ) than we met up with fellow travellers who are themselves about to trade their camper trailer in for a new Sprinter - needless to say all that information proved...

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Sprinter Review ( And Life On The Road )

Sprinter Review ( And Life On The Road )

At the end of next month it will be a full year since we pulled out of our driveway in Kelowna, BC, headed ( ultimately ) for Melbourne, Australia. With our time travelling in the van across North America ( in the dead of winter ), and now around Australia ( where...

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“Must Love Driving” : Winton And Beyond

“Must Love Driving” : Winton And Beyond

Apologies for the “Must Love Dogs” movie title appropriation this week but for the last segment of our travels I don’t think I could find a more apt appellation. On a particularly long, dull and monotonous stretch of highway east of Winton, Lois, taking a spell behind...

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The Road to Birdsville

The Road to Birdsville

Having left Eromanga and prior to reaching Birdsville we had been strongly advised to make a short diversion - a pit stop at the Betoota Hotel. Every Aussie has heard of Slim Dusty’s famous “Pub With No Beer” - Betoota is, in effect, a pub with no town....

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Australia – Return To The Outback

Australia – Return To The Outback

There are times on any journey when things don’t go quite as planned right from the get-go. Sadly, such occasions often portend further complications as the trip unfolds - our return to Brisbane was just such an experience. Or is it the “rule of three’s” - the old...

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There’s No Place Like Home

There’s No Place Like Home

Seems like yesterday that we touched down here in Kelowna, and yet, here we are already preparing to blast off back to Australia. In reality we’ve been back almost 7 weeks - longer than we had anticipated but there were a few, er, shall we say, unexpected “curve...

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Jeff + Lois

Jeff + Lois

We are Lois and Jeff, of Kelowna, BC, Canada. Recently retired with a serious overlanding travel bug, we hit the road in our truck camper in May 2019, initially tackling the Pan American highway. The PanAm completed in April 2022, and truck camper sold, we plan to continue exploring again later in 2022 in our Sprinter 4×4!

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