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Lake Mountain Alpine Resort

Lake Mountain Alpine Resort in Summer

Lake Mountain is known for its excellent cross country ski trails during the winter months but it has ...
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If not now when

If not now, when?

Time to stop. Reflect. Consider. Where are you now and where do you want to be. Here are ...
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Sugarloaf Saddle Cathedrals

Sugarloaf Saddle – Cathedral Ranges State Park

I've been camping here for over 30 years and not much has changed. Parks Vic (or whatever their ...
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snake bite first aid

Snake bite facts and figures – Australia

In Australia there are about 3,000 snake bites per year, of which 200 to 500 receive antivenom; on ...
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The Farmyard Cathedrals

Camping at The Farmyard – Cathedral Ranges State Park

I've been camping here for over 30 years and not much has changed. Parks Vic (or whatever their ...
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Warrandyte Diary

Nature’s Paradise

Bled is known as one of the most beautiful cities in Slovenia with Lake Bled being the most ...
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Snake Bite first aid

Snake Bite First Aid from an Outdoor Educator

I'm a professional Outdoor Educator and have been since 1989. I've never seen a lot of snakes in ...
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kids on planes

12 Travelling Tips With Kids on Planes

12 Travelling Tips With Kids on Planes. Don't you just love airports, security, queues, expensive food and drinks, ...
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Travel Tips

15 Tips for Savvy Travellers

Travel tips! We all know how great travelling can be - visiting different cultures, experimenting with local food, ...
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annoying tourist

10 Ways Not To Be An Annoying Tourist

10 Ways Not To Be an Annoying Tourist. Over the years I've seen, heard and smelt some pretty ...
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Travel movies

Favourite Travelling Movies

My Favorite Travel Movies Having had Foxtel for a year but now Netflix I've been able to expand ...
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Camp Mt Arapiles

Camping at Mt Arapiles

I've been camping at Mt. Arapiles since 1989 with school groups, corporate groups, on my own and with ...
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travel solo

10 Things That Happen When You Travel Solo

Travelling solo? The wheels touch down on the tarmac, the seat belt sign turns off and people start ...
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Period while camping

How to manage your period camping / travelling

As a professional outdoor educator, mother of two girls and the author of the popular teen book, Poppy ...
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Travelling First Aid

Travelling First Aid Kit

Having completed around 12 First Aid courses, 2 Wilderness First Aid Courses, 1 Advanced Wilderness First Aid course, 4 ...
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