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Beach Wedding
Barwon Heads, Australia

It was an amazing 8am sunrise wedding! Tracey came down the isle with her dad in an Australian Surf Rescue boat from across the bay being rowed by her cousins. The ceremony was short, sweet, and very much in the fun loving environment that seems to follow these two around. The reception included breakfast was […]

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Island Hopping
Newcastle, Australia

The trip to New Zealand was amazing. The cape at the far NW is Cape Regina which is where a small lighthouse keeps a vigilant watch over the merging of the Tasman Sea and the Pacific Ocean. I have since moved on to Australia where an overnight in Sydney lead on to the AU Easter […]

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Hut Caretaker
Mawsons Hut, Snowy Mountains, Australia

This weekends adventure was with a group called the Squirrel Ski Club (SSC), but it’s not always skiing that they do. Like this time, it’s getting towards the middle of summer and there is not very much snow out there. Just in the few shady bits lie small patches, but we never got close to […]

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Lithgow Downhill
Blue Mountains, Australia

This was more than just a mountain biking weekend as mentioned to me… Basically, it was golf on Saturday, pool and dinner at the pub, cards and pizza all night. Then Mountain biking on Sunday Morning, and Canyoning in the afternoon. It was pretty full weekend. And I loved it.

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Start High, Go Low
Grose Valley, Blue Mountains, Australia

I went to the Blue Mountains, about 2 hours west of Sydney. A guy I know had a gig with his band up there, so I caught a ride with him and saw his show Friday night, then started on the trail Saturday morning. Well, I had planned to start in the morning but I […]

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Backcountry Skiing
Dead Horse Gap, Snowy Mountains, Australia

My weekend was great. Admittedly we spent a fair chunk of the time in the car getting there, and even having to make adjustments to the plans because the first place we went, didn’t have any snow, making it hard to ski. So we drove further south about 2 more hours down along the Snowy […]

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