Røros
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Røros – A Walk back in ‘Mine’

Way up in the central highlands of Norway, close to the Swedish border, lies a hidden gem with a history, unique and lengthy enough that UNESCO has placed it on its heritage list. Today, stepping back in time at Røros has more to offer than history.

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Finding my Feet in Finland

I was surprised with what I found. Can I say that? I knew so little about Helsinki or Finnish history. The Nordic regions weren't a focus of the Australian school curriculum at all. In fact, growing up in Australia in the sixties,you would be considered a bit of a nerd, or at least a well-read… Continue reading Finding my Feet in Finland

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New Zealand – Oriental Bay

It is said that you can't beat Wellington on a good day, and really, you can't. The beach and harbour-side is so accessible from the city, it is ridiculous. Croc Bikes at Oriental Bay, Wellington, New Zealand Oriental Bay, Wellington You can choose to stroll along the 3 km or so promenade, relax by sitting… Continue reading New Zealand – Oriental Bay

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World Heritage Springbrook National Park – Tambourine Mountain

I found Kristin's fabulous travel blog, A Pair of Boots and a Backpack. and her entry High Above Tamborine Mountain on the Skywalk | A Pair of Boots and a Backpack which reminded me of a short break I took,  in UNESCO world heritage listed Springbrook national park. Memories of  the waterfalls, the soft spray… Continue reading World Heritage Springbrook National Park – Tambourine Mountain