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There and Back again
On Monday 9th January 2017 George and Paul will be setting off on another adventure. We have been planning a trip in 2017 for sometime as during the year Paul will be 50. The original plan was to go and see the British Lions on tour in New Zealand and complete a walk into Milford Sound. This hasn't quite panned out and due to a number of different factors we are now setting off on an adventure to Australia and Japan. During this we will attend a family wedding, watch some tennis, drink some wine, swim with turtles, stay with Oliver, visit a snow festival, eat beef and fish, see a volcano, travel on a bullet train and visit many temples. We have planned out most of the trip and have a pretty good idea where we will be on most days but are hoping that we will also manage to be flexible enough to adapt to many other opportunities that present themselves on the trip. During our little journey the intention is to update this blog with thoughts, pictures and possibly even videos. Please feel free to leave comments or generally just follow us. This blog began as a diary of events for Paul during his 2011 trip to New Zealand for the Rugby World Cup. It was subsequently used to attempt to document the trip that George and Paul took up Mount Kilimanjaro. (Although the documentation didn't quite pan out). These have not been removed and we may go back and add entries for these in the future based on our notes.
Our latest 5 diary entries

20th Jan 2017 - 21st Jan 2017 - Australia & Japan 2017
Back to Melbourne for some tennis
We spent Friday the 20th of January at the Australian open. The day began with us putting on our Bath rugby shirts and setting off firstly to drop off our hire car. Amazingly this went pretty well and we were soon o...
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17th Jan 2017 - 19th Jan 2017 - Australia & Japan 2017
The great ocean road and beyond
We left Queenscliff and headed out west to the Great Ocean road on Tuesday morning.  We knew that we were in for some long driving days ahead, but worth it for the views, stopping points and just the fact of ...
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13th Jan 2017 - 15th Jan 2017 - Australia & Japan 2017
The wedding and starting our road trip
After our couple of days recovery in Melbourne, we picked up the car and headed into the hills. That was, once I'd managed to get us out of the car park. The car was quite a bit bigger than mine at home, an a...
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12th Jan 2017 - Australia & Japan 2017
On our way to Phil and Kim's big bash.
so after a couple of days in Menourne day five of our trip begins   I think that George has sussed this jay lag thing better than me as she is currently asleep and I have been awake since five o'clock. Havi...
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10th Jan 2017 - Australia & Japan 2017
Flying without wings
well this is wierd, we are currently cruising at an altitude of 30, 985 feet at 579mph somewhere somewhere over the Indian Ocean about 11 hours from Melbourne. We have already changed at Dubai and haven't ...
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This blog has 41 diary entries. You can see them all on the diary page