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Today we did a tour of the wineries in the Hunter Valley region, this included 4 boutque wineries, chocolate and cheese tasting and an awesome vodka distillery tasting at the end of the tour. We made some wonderful new friends and had a fantastic day. So much so that Paul is already in ...
... Sometimes, you find yourself in the middle of nowhere, and sometimes, in the middle of nowhere, you find yourself.
I’m not even sure if that’s relevant here, because I don’t consciously feel there’s much of me missing, but if this trip can help make any sense of recent events, if there’s any healing to be found, then I’m all for it.
At the very least it’s gonna be one heck of a vacation.
An adventure, ...
... fondly at little Eric the red Mini, but oh the hours we spent willing him to get us home as well!
Anyway I digress, we called the RACQ, thankfully we had passed the 72 hour window in which as new members they won’t rescue us and then spent 3 hours on the phone at the side of the road trying to work out what to do. We were members of the RACQ which is the Queensland road recovery service but as we broke down in New South Wales we had to also deal with ...
... chilled water and a load of ice cubes as I leave - although to my dismay the water is warm 45 minutes later! Continuing into my second leg, I start to see evidence of the recent fires. The pictures don't do the experience justice, as the air was thick with the smell of burnt sap. The roasting heat and gusting winds make it obvious why the fires start so easily. As I round another corner, I get a whiff of burnt fuel. Suddenly I come across a petrol station that has been razed ...
... had a bit of a lie in, cos we were in Pitt Town and life is just a bit slower there. We had breakfast on the veranda with only a few mooing cows sounding in the background and played with Charlie, that boy still loves to chase a grotty tennis ball all day. We talked teaching with Mary and Rania got a phone call from the old Radders girls who had stupidly put Sixy in charge of drinks. Everyone who has ever drunk with Sixy will understand what ...