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Utah

Oh wow, Utah!! Utah greeted us with nothing less than Monument Valley. We could see the incredible rock formations as we drove down the long desert road towards it, but ¬†we crossed the border from Arizona just as we got … Continue reading

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Arizona

My word, Arizona. You really are spectacular! We spent just two nights and two days in the Grand Canyon State but it really blew us away. The drive from Las Vegas was somewhat dull – the landscape was vast and … Continue reading

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The Big Island: Kona side

The west shore of the Big Island is very different to the lush east shore – here it’s stark and arid. Lava fields abound. Black lava is literally piled up across great swathes of land, making it often look like … Continue reading

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The Big Island: Hilo side

The minute we arrived on Hawaii island (aka The Big Island), it baffled us. The airport was like someone’s back garden but with a luggage carousel. Compared to the city bustle of Honolulu, Kona airport was in the middle of … Continue reading

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Oahu, windward shore

Without a shadow of a doubt, it’s the windward (east) shore of Oahu that I love. We stayed there when we first visited three years again, but I couldn’t find a reasonably priced rental property when I searched for this … Continue reading

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Oahu, leeward shore!

We arrived on the Hawaiian island of Oahu last Thursday, staggering off our red-eye from Sydney. Coming out the airport, the humidity hit us like a steam train. We visibly wilted. We’re splitting our 10 days in Oahu between two … Continue reading

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Sydney!

Oh Sydney, aren’t you GORGEOUS??? We arrived in Sydney on Monday afternoon just as the sun came out. We dumped our bags in our hostel and set off walking up Darling Harbour in search of the Harbour Bridge and the … Continue reading

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Queensland

We flew out of Melbourne early on Wednesday morning, just as the sun came out after two days of steady drizzle! Darn. Flying internally within Australia is slightly freaky because THEY DO NOT CHECK IDs. Not even once! We kept … Continue reading

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Melbourne!

We arrived in Melbourne on Sunday afternoon and flew out early on Wednesday morning. Just two and a half days there, but it was awesome. What a great city! It felt very much like London,¬†probably due to the grey skies, … Continue reading

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