AUSTRALIA: THE GREAT BARRIER REEF

As you can imagine there are quite a few tours on offer to experience the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef. As the reefs are quite a distance from shore, you need a fairly fast boat to reach the less
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AUSTRALIA: PALM COVE IN CAIRNS

I arrived back in Mumbai yesterday and so now have a reliable internet and time on my hands to update my blog and get myself into some kind of organized life here. Having unpacked numerous cases, and attempted to make
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AUSTRALIA: LAST DAY IN MELBOURNE

After a very late Friday night/Saturday morning end to our day we enjoyed a lazy'ish Saturday morning. The hotel breakfast buffet was noticeably busier today, a sign of things to come today, but still had a delicious selection of foods
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FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS….

The first Friday at the Australian Open saw the start of the night sessions on Hisense Arena. The line up for our day and night session tickets was pretty good but we tried to pace ourselves a little as the
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FEDERER THE KING

I think the heat is beginning to get to us as we decided to forego some of the tennis yesterday in favor of staying at our hotel and enjoying the gym, pool, and some spa treatments. We had always planned
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NOT WANTING TO BE REPETITIVE, BUT DID I MENTION ITS HOT HERE

We have decided that there is simply no good way to keep cool here, you just melt. My Fitbit was even having trouble with the heat yesterday as its display started playing up. Learning the lesson from the pervious days
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HOT HOT HOT

I cannot even begin to imagine how the tennis players can survive this heat as I am finding it difficult enough walking into the arena to take my seat in the shade and watch them! Yesterday when we arrived at
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ITS GETTING HOTTER EVIDENTLY

Wow what an amazing day I have had today!We had a really good nights sleep last night thanks mainly to the melatonin pill following a particularly delicious Australian Pinot enjoyed at a local restaurant Cumulus Inc recommended to us by
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GOOD DAY MATE!

Well 2014 has begun very well. We had a wonderful Christmas back in Houston celebrating with all three daughters and husband and I in the same location which is increasingly difficult due to all our crazy schedules. I had a
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