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South Island New Zealand For Christmas

For Christmas and New Years we headed to New Zealand for 12 days of fun-filled-camper-van-exploration of the South Island.  On December 22nd we boarded a Virgin Airlines plane for the relatively short hop across the Tasman Sea. After a mere 3 hours we landed in our 30th … Continue reading

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Christmas 2017

Happy Holidays everyone!   We are sitting outside on a warm sunny December day here in Melbourne, trying to get into the Christmas spirit to write our annual holiday letter. We have had warm Christmas days in the past, but being … Continue reading

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Great Barrier Reef

The first time we came to Australia, 10 years ago, Todd wasn’t SCUBA certified and Kelly couldn’t justify the extra airfare to get up to the Great Barrier Reef by herself. She was frustrated to have come all that way … Continue reading

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Todd had to conduct training for work in Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines, so we decided to enjoy a weekend in Bali, Indonesia together before he took off for two weeks. Before taking off, we read that Mount Agung, an active … Continue reading

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Checking out Tazzy

To celebrate our 12th anniversary we decided to get away for a long weekend to Tasmania or as the locals call it “Tazzy”.  The options to get to Tasmania are either 12 hours by ferry or a 1 hour flight. We … Continue reading

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Hong Kong

Todd had quite a bit of work that kept him in Hong Kong for over a month.  After spending two weeks there, Kelly was able to join him.  Unfortunately Todd actually had to work so Kelly explored the city mostly … Continue reading

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Singapore Makes 25

With our move to Australia, Todd is now in charge of the Asia-Pacific region and of course everyone wants to meet him.  There were some meetings planned in several offices, so he is doing a whirlwind tour of the region … Continue reading

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Holidays Down Under

For Easter, Australia gets the Friday before and Monday after Easter as a holiday.  We decided to stay in Melbourne for the long Easter weekend and be tourists in the city. On Friday, we decided to check out more of … Continue reading

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Off to the Land Down Under

After selling our car, storing everything we hadn’t given away and shipping the pets off to quarantine it was our turn to take the long trip (16 hours from DFW to Sydney and 1 hour from Sydney to Melbourne).  For … Continue reading

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Happy as a Cow in Cuba

Day 1 We spent the night in the Miami airport hotel, so we dragged ourselves out of bed around 3:45 a.m., grabbed a cup of coffee and were soon through the security lines and sitting comfortably in our upgraded seats … Continue reading

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