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Category: Australia/Oceania

The Australian/Oceanian states, the population of the Australian/Oceanian states and the capital cities of the continent.

7 Reasons Why You Should Visit Wollongong

7 Reasons Why You Should Visit Wollongong

Ok. I know what you’re thinking. Wollongong? Really? Well I’m here to tell you that Wollongong is all grown up and a little bit funky! 90 minutes south of Sydney it’s bound by mountains to the west, the sea to the east and the steel works to the south. We visited The Gong last year for a quick visit but before that it was decades ago and it was very much an industrial town centred on coal and the steel…

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Blenheim, New Zealand

Blenheim, New Zealand

The view from the aircraft window was spectacular. The snow packed mountain peaks glistened in the sunlight. The land of the long white cloud. Magic The lay over in wellington airport was enhanced by fabulous patisseries and macarons from Louis Sergeant Sweet Couture. The macarons reminded me of those we had eaten from Laduree on the Champs –Elysees in Paris – not too sweet and oh so perfect. Louis Sergeant Sweet Couture is a French patisserie in Wellington that is…

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Sculpture in the Paddock – quirky, imaginative and inspiring

Sculpture in the Paddock – quirky, imaginative and inspiring

On a beautiful crisp clear spring day we headed out of Canberra down the Barton Highway towards Yass to visit Cooma Cottage and investigate ‘Sculpture in the Paddock’. We could see the historical settlement on the crest of a hill sparklingly in the sunshine. The history of Cooma Cottage is fascinatingly Australian. Built by the famous Australian born colonial explorer Hamilton Hume (the famous Hume and Hovell expedition). He came to settle in the Yass area after he had completed…

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Who Are We?

Who Are We?

We are Fiona and Paul just two very ordinary Australians embarking on a journey to broaden our horizons several countries at a time. We first caught the travel bug 10 years ago when the last of our children became more independent and we found we had both time AND money! We don’t take ourselves too seriously – we try to enjoy each moment as it presents its self. We really love to plan travel and explore new places. Our travel over…

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Welcome to our travel blog

Welcome to our travel blog

Hello! Thank you for visiting us here at A Pair of Travellers. As you can see we’re not quite up and running. When you come back you’ll find terrific blogs about our crazy travel journeys and lots of exciting resources. Happy travels! Share: