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The Drumley Walk, 12-15 August 2010

Join a four-day walking event in Queensland, Australia.

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Christmas around the world – South Australia

"'Chestnuts roasting on an open fire''s not!! In fact anyone caught doing anything with an open fire between the months of December and April is likely to incur a huge fine in Australia, as it's 'bushfire season'! The Country Fire Service personnel would not be best pleased to be summoned from their Christmas Day lunches for a bush fire that's now spread over 15 hectares or more!" Mojan in South Australia gives another view of the Aussie Christmas.

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Christmas around the world – New South Wales

"I've now spent Christmas in Aus for twenty-four, out of a possible twenty-six years of living here. Every year it's the same, the feeling of surprise when hearing the first Christmas carols while shopping, around the beginning of November. I don't think I'll ever get accustomed to hot sunny days and Christmas celebrations." Sydney Sue describes the New South Wales Christmas experience.

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Australia’s Great Retirement Locations

Australia is blessed with a formidable diversity of desirable retirement locations. Some people dream of a seaside lifestyle on the Western Australian coast, whilst others long for a country lifestyle in one of the wine regions in New South Wales or Tasmania. We are all different in where we would like to be located in […]

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Victor Harbor horse-drawn tram on the South Australian coast

Hauled by horse!

" Mention the seaside town of Victor Harbor to any Australian or overseas visitor who has had the pleasure of visiting Adelaide, and their eyes will immediately glaze over with happy memories of riding the Victor Harbor horse-drawn tram across the wooden causeway which links the Victor Harbor township to Granite Island." Mojan in South Australia takes a ride on a unique form of transport: the Victor Harbor horse-drawn tram.

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