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Heading further west and up Cradle Mountain

Heading further west and up Cradle Mountain

After our second night in Launceston, we headed further west towards Liffey Falls. Our drive took us up some rather interesting roads – twisty and turning gravel roads with sheer drops – luckily our hire car did well despite us thinking we would be better with a 4x4!...

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Heading West in Tassie

Heading West in Tassie

From St Helens, we drove west towards Launceston. Our first stop was the lovely town of Binalong Bay on the edge of the Bay of Fires, we had a lovely walk on the rocks and beach and the girls enjoyed yet another Tassie playground. [gallery link="file" size="medium"...

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Washing on the Road

Washing on the Road

If you have read our blog about packing you will know that we have brought a minimal number of clothes away on our trip with us and therefore washing is a chore that we can’t escape from! Here is a little insight into how we have managed so far, and we’ve included the...

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The East Coast of Tasmania

The East Coast of Tasmania

Having recovered from our long flight to get here, we headed out to pick up our car via Subway for lunch! We had booked our car with Apex Car Rentals, who are a budget company but who we were incredibly pleased with and found ourselves driving off in a spacious...

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The Reality Of Travelling

The Reality Of Travelling

We've kept this blog positive so far with all the experiences we have been having, however, we also wanted to write a bit about some of the challenges. So often on social media, everything is 'rose-tinted' and it is important to show the good, the bad and the ugly!...

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Krazy Kuala Lumper

Krazy Kuala Lumper

From the Pearl to the Gold The journey started to Kuala Lumper by boarding the free ferry from Penang - a pleasant 30 minute journey with passengers in the middle and cars around the edges of the ferry. Heading to the main ferry / bus / train terminal at Butterworth...

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Penang Part 2

Penang Part 2

Having thoroughly explored Georgetown we decided it was time to try the local buses and give the girls a fun day out. With our budget in mind we decided to head to the Botanical gardens that had been advertised as a great free day out, so we searched the bus terminal,...

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Peng Penang

Peng Penang

First impressions After arriving in the early hours in Penang, we were unsure what the "Pearl of the Orient" held for us. Following a bonus breakfast at the Reunion Hertigate Hotel that we didn't know we had booked, we ventured into the heat of the streets to explore....

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Falling Asleep To The Sound Of The Sea

Falling Asleep To The Sound Of The Sea

For our last two days in Koh Samui, we booked a bungalow at Treehouse Silent Beach, a place to relax and chill out on the beach. As we drove up to the place the first thing that hit us as the vibrant colours, there are flowers along the drive to guide you to the...

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Na Muang Waterfall

Na Muang Waterfall

Whilst in Koh Samui we visiting Na Muang Waterfall, there are actually two waterfalls here and we had planned to just visit waterfall 1 as we had read that the path to the 2nd one is quite difficult especially for children. So on yet another hot day, we packed a...

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