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Self Drive Trip to the Daintree Rainforest

Jindalba boardwalk, Daintree

Now we will take you on a journey through the tropical north of Australia. To make a self drive trip to Daintree Rainforest we rented a campervan and headed to the oldest surviving tropical rainforest in the world, listed by UNESCO as a Wet Tropics World Heritage Site. Being such an old rainforest the Daintree contains many ancient plants and ...

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Queensland, Australia: Driving from Cairns to Daintree

Mossman Gorge

This post will take you on a self-drive itinerary from Cairns to Daintree in the tropical far north of Australia.  We will show you the resorts of Palm Cove and Port Douglas and tell you how to get to the magic jungle of Mossman Gorge. Then, before getting across the Daintree River by ferry we will take it easy on ...

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Great Ocean Road Self Drive Trip

This post will show you a Great Ocean Road self drive itinerary. The Great Ocean Road in Australia is one of the world’s scenic drives. We explored the magic coast by car and found koalas, kangaroos and nature wonders. In fact we have made two Great Ocean Road self drive trips. The first time we rented a campervan and took the Great Ocean ...

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Day Trip to Duden Waterfalls, Antalya

Upper Duden Waterfalls, Antalya

This post will tell you how to make a day trip to Duden Waterfalls just outside Antalya, Turkey. We took a local dolmus bus to the famous waterfall that is one of the top sights of Antalya and enjoyed the lush Turkish nature, the waterfall and the caves behind it.   Upper Duden Waterfalls, Antalya, Turkey Two Different Duden Waterfalls Duden ...

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Lycian Way: A Walk to Phaselis Ruins

Phaselis Ruins, Turkey

Phaselis ruins are a former Roman city a short distance from Kemer. To get there you can take a boat tour from Kemer or Antalya, or you can walk along the famous Lycian Way walking trail. To get to Phaselis we only walked a short bit of the Lycian Way that is 500 km long in all. We first took a dolmus bus ...

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Slowinski National Park Sand Dunes

Slowinski National Park, Poland

This post will tell you what to see in Slowinski National Park on the Baltic Coast of Poland. Slowinski is famous for its sand dunes that move 10 meters a year, pushed by the wind. Some of the dunes get high like hills and you can climb on them, on the soft sand. In cooperation with: Polish Tourist Organisation To ...

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Four Short Walking Trails in the Everglades

Anhinga bird, the Everglades

This post will show you four short walking trails in the famous Everglades National Park, Florida. We will begin with the Anhinga Trail, one of the most popular Everglades trails, and also see the Gumbo Limbo Trail next to it. Then we will drive on to the southern edge of the national park, to a place called Flamingo that has ...

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Phillip Island Self Drive Trip from Melbourne

A wallaby on Phillip Island

Phillip Island is famous for its Little Penguins that waddle from the sea every day at sunset, in all weather. The penguins – and koalas, kangaroos and other nature wonders – can best be explored on a Phillip Island self drive trip. The island is just two hours from Melbourne which makes a perfect day trip or even better if ...

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Driving from Melbourne to Wilsons Promontory

Walking track to Squeaky Beach, Wilsons Promontory

We started our road trip from Melbourne to Sydney by driving from Melbourne to Wilsons Promontory National Park. That is a three hour drive, 250 km, but you can add some nice side trips and see more of the country.  This was our grand Australian road trip which we wanted to make slowly, to see as much of Australian nature ...

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Thailand: The Best Ko Samet Beaches in Photos

Enjoying one of the best Ko Samet beaches

This post will show you the tropical island Ko Samet in the Gulf of Thailand. Once on the island, we explored to all parts of it so here they are, the best Ko Samet beaches. Ko Samet is not far away from Bangkok, you only need to travel three hours south. This makes its beaches easy to reach from the ...

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