Travel Blogs from Carrum Downs, Victoria, Australia

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Back at the Ranch, Carrum Downs, Victoria, Australia travel blog

Back at the Ranch

A travel blog entry by scottwoz

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MAAAAATES! Gotta be quick, someone's just cracked a stubby in the other room. Finally made it back over to Melbourne after a whole riot of bewildering hassles and hard times AND close calls. Stories to follow, naturally, but for now I'm just glad to ...

The Idea, Carrum Downs, Victoria, Australia travel blog

The Idea

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... herbage). You WILL be required to stop for a quarantine check east of Eucla.  The Nullabor is a great experience of Australia's GFA (Great Fuck-All)!' - phoggie (Lonely Planet) - 'I have driven across the Nullabor, but not considered doing it ...

The Verdict, Carrum Downs, Victoria, Australia travel blog

The Verdict

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'Thanks again for all the info and support guys, it's much appreciated. This has been a big decision and after a lot of thought and consideration I've decided it's a go-er. I've also decided it's going to be far more than just a mind-numbing chug ...

Shameless, Carrum Downs, Victoria, Australia travel blog

Shameless

A travel blog entry by scottwoz

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... . Apparently there's a lot of demand for scaffies at the moment, and very well paid by the looks of it, particularly over in Western Australia and the Northern Territory. But you need a ticket to get the work. So I went and got one. It seems a bit odd ...

All part and parcel.., Carrum Downs, Victoria, Australia travel blog

All part and parcel..

A travel blog entry by scottwoz

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So much has happened since the last entry it's almost not worth mentioning. So I won't, as the majority of it isn't necessarily road-related. Though spending a whole month researching and setting up a small freelance role and catching up with some ...

The Outcome, Carrum Downs, Victoria, Australia travel blog

The Outcome

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'What the bloody hell are you grinning at?' It took a whole afternoon.. Registering a vehicle in Australia is a nightmare for travellers. The legalities involved with getting an address and proving just who you are is a process that aches and aches. ...

Leaving Cobba Palace, Carrum Downs, Victoria, Australia travel blog

Leaving Cobba Palace

A travel blog entry by scottwoz

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... else. Sod's law the weather is diabolical at the moment: thunderous gails and a violent hailing rain - a godsend for the state of Victoria, having suffered the driest something or other in 56 years, and a pain in the arse for us road-hungry ...

Muntered, Carrum Downs, Australia, Australia travel blog

Muntered

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Christmas Day, 2007 This has been, without doubt, the laziest Christmas ever. Exquisite food, quality banter, cool beers and comfy chairs. We've played and played and played with our toys so much we couldn't possibly hold our heads up any more. ...

Proper Strine, Carrum Downs, Victoria, Australia travel blog

Proper Strine

A travel blog entry by scottwoz

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I got myself a travel companion. She's a friend and colleague of Lee's, a pukka pizza-maker at Minnie's Bistro up the road, name's Sarah. We got talking one night and it appeared that my leaving Melbourne sparked a bit of interest. She happens to want ...

For Sale To The Highest Bidder..., Carrum Downs, Australia travel blog

For Sale To The Highest Bidder...

A travel blog entry by keenos

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gps 38 05.594s      145 10 749e  news from home is better this morning -  nan is making progress by the day - well done tilly - we are thinking of you! We spend the day thinking about how we are going to sell maz- ...

stocktaking, Carrum Downs, Australia travel blog

stocktaking

A travel blog entry by keenos

we create havoc in the cabin today - just as well it's quite roomy because we take all our belongings out of maz before going back to the garage in case we are walking back to base with money in our pockets! we neednt have bothered - the boss was in ...

Takeaway Day, Carrum Downs, Australia travel blog

Takeaway Day

A travel blog entry by keenos

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Before we head for the city on the train , last night we spotted a cheap as chips car dealer just down the road from our digs , so feeling optimistic, we pop in with maz. Boss is at the dentist. Doh. But might be interested.... We will try again ...

My Ya-Ya's 40!!, Carrum Downs, Australia travel blog

My Ya-Ya's 40!!

A travel blog entry by jenni-louise

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... Wendy (Shelley's mum) came to pick me up at 11am and we began cooking as soon as we got back to Shell's in Carrum Downs. All went well until I became distracted by comparing music collections on our iPods with Shells' son Rian.....I returned to the ...

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