Category Archives: Slow Travel

Nhill, Victoria – a place to stop for petrol or a destination?

Nhill is about 350 kms from Adelaide, just over the border into Victoria. It is a place we’d driven through many times, heading to Melbourne or other parts. If we’d stopped it had only been for a comfort stop and … Continue reading

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Sydney by Ferry

The Harbour is what makes Sydney, as everyone knows, and so what better way to get around it than by ferry? We’d taken the ferry to Balmain on our first day in Sydney and so as the clouds cleared on … Continue reading

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Sydney – The Naval Museum and Balmain

We travelled to Sydney with our daughter who had a convention to attend. Her conference was at the New Exhibition Centre in Darling Harbour giving us an excuse to stay somewhere we’d not been before. We chose to stay in … Continue reading

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The Italian Chapel,Orkney Islands

The Italian Chapel Who said Nissan huts were boring? Nissan huts are almost ubiquitous on the Orkney Islands as a result of the Orkney’s place in war history.  One of the more unusual uses of Nissan Huts on the Orkney … Continue reading

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The story of Betty Corrigall, Hoy, Orkeny Islands

The story of Betty Corrigall is sad and so fitting of Hoy. Hoy a small wind swept island in the Orkney Islands and is home to a very sad story of love and despair. In the late 1700s a girl, … Continue reading

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