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Random Adventure #7 – Taking the Train to Tumoulin

Last Updated on June 20, 2017 by Red Nomad OZ 1925 D17 Class Steam Locomotive ‘Capella’ in Tumoulin, Queensland Over 100 years ago on 31 July 1911, regional Parliamentary representatives invited to the Herberton-Tumoulin railway line opening were too busyto attend according to a local historian. Exactly 100 years later – and how things have changed!! Crossing the trestle bridge,[…]

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Looking South over 4 mile Beach, Port Douglas

7 Days in … Cairns!

Last Updated on March 18, 2019 by Red Nomad OZ Cairns is one of the best Australian travel destinations – and I’ve got the photos to prove it! This laid back city 2000 km north of Brisbane between World Heritage Listed Rainforest and the Great Barrier Reef, has come a long way from its sugar-cane farming roots to become Far[…]

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Australia’s Scenic Public Toilets #23 – Port Fairy, Victoria

Last Updated on June 14, 2015 by Red Nomad OZ Scenic Public Toilet, Port Fairy, Victoria Spectacular though the view is from this coastal amenities block on Victoria’s Great Ocean Road, there were more important things to do than admire it. And I’m not talking about using the conveniences, either! Pilchard defends our lunch to the death … The goods[…]

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Off the Tourist Trail #8 – Point Pass, South Australia

Last Updated on November 17, 2017 by Red Nomad OZ Looking towards Point Pass at Inspiration Point, Mid North, South Australia Penniless Australians despondent over their inability to travel overseas to areas of unfettered opulence and baroque magnificence need no longer be depressed about the prospect of never seeing their gilt and glamour.  Lutheran Church, Point Pass, South Australia[…]

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