ADELAIDE TO CANBERRA

Just recently we took a camping trip to the Nation’s Capitol, Canberra. We left Adelaide for our first destination, Tooleybuc, NSW.

Murray River, Tooleybuc
The Murray River taken from the bridge in Tooleybuc

Tooleybuc is a town in the western Riverina district of New South Wales, Australia and is located on the Mallee Highway, 478 kilometres from Adelaide. The town is situated on the banks of the Murray River across from Piangil in the neighbouring state of Victoria, and has a population of around 200 people. Tooleybuc’s historic bridge that spans the Murray River, was designed to rise to allow Paddle Steamers through was built in the early 1900s. Continue reading “ADELAIDE TO CANBERRA”

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A TRIP TO NARROMINE

 

A trip to Narromine, New South Wales.
In December last year I took a trip from my hometown of Adelaide, South Australia, to Narromine, NSW. Before leaving I had decided to buy a small, 2 person tent that was easy to erect to use as my accomodation on the trip. Continue reading “A TRIP TO NARROMINE”

OULO-ROVANEIMI-KUOPIO-TAMPERE-HELSINKI

Moi from Helsinki
On our first morning we picked up our hire car and got acquainted with our new friend Timo Tom Tom. We keyed in the destination and started our trip.  ‘Hilda’, out friend in Germany was in some ways quite circumspect in her approach to giving us directions, for instance, on our first attempt at getting to a launderette in Regensburg she directed us around the outside of the city, a trip of about 9 k’s…. Continue reading “OULO-ROVANEIMI-KUOPIO-TAMPERE-HELSINKI”

TALLINN

Tere from Tallinn,
Our trip to Tallinn began at a bus station in St Petersburg.  Our taxi had been organised by our hotel, our driver knew where the bus station was, but wasn’t quite sure where to drop us off……so he asked us!..not a good start!  Finally he parked the car and ran across the road to a group of people assembled on the medium strip, confirmed that they also were waiting for the bus to Tallinn and this was the place to be.  Continue reading “TALLINN”