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Our Friends Arrive

Hi there, When last we left you we were enjoying a relaxing Christmas at Wynyard.  The first of our friends arrived on Boxing day and we began the next part of our adventure together.  Our plan for today was to snake our way westward towards Stanley in order to climb “The Nut” a must do … Continue reading »

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Christmas at Wynyard

23 – 26 December 2011 We arrived at Devonport before 7am and were lucky to be the first car off the ferry and through customs, where we were searched for contra-ban (fruit and vegetables are not permitted to be taken into Tasmania).  Fair enough – they have plenty of beautiful and healthy fruit and veg … Continue reading »

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20th – 22nd December 2011

20 December 2011 This morning we said goodbye to our friends as they headed off to Melbourne and planned our next couple of days. A brief walk around town and a bit of retail therapy saw Kit and I with a new dress each. Car Bingo is always present and we found a Christmas tree … Continue reading »

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And We’re Off

 19 December 2011 We left home just a tad late, around 6am in cool drizzle and travelled south. The weather became worse the farther south we headed and remained miserable pretty much until we crossed the NSW Victorian border. Our first stop was the big Merino at Goulburn for a refuel, quick coffee and pie … Continue reading »

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Look out Tasmania…..Here we come!!!!

OMG tomorrow we leave for our caravan trip to Tasmania!!!!!!!!! The boat from Melbourne was booked months ago.  We also booked our first week’s accommodation in Wynyard.  Christmas in Wynyard.  We are spoiling ourselves for this one, an ensuite site so no shareing woohoo!!!!! Now do we decorate the van?  Do we put up a … Continue reading »

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Mini Nomad Tour of Australia – April to September 2003

Part 1 Sydney to Alice Springs By Kit Age 6 Port Macquarie to Dubbo We left Sydney and travelled to Port Macquarie for a quick visit with some friends.  I went for a ride with my friend, Lyndal on her horse called Arden.      From Port Macquarie we travelled to Dubbo where we visited the Western … Continue reading »

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Welcome to Not So Grey Nomads

Hi and Welcome!!!! Please allow us to introduce ourselves.  We are an average Aussie family who love to experience life in the great outdoors.  We may love the great outdoors but we also love our creature comforts so we always overcater, oversupply and plan for every possible contingency.  Plans do not always come to fruition … Continue reading »

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