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Blue Mountains, NSW, Australia.

I love visiting this place. It’s so majestic, quiet and serene. It’s time to get my gear on for a bit of an abseiling adventure with local state rescue training elements. Life is bliss! Check out a better view of the three sisters here or perhaps a selfie I took with Kimbo last time I was here.

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Lucknow is a tiny town.

Just south of a town called Orange there is a town called Lucknow. It’s so small there isn’t really much to say about it. (sic)

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I’ve arrived at “The Dish”

Standing next to this thing makes you feel really small. “The Dish” as it’s called is a 64-m diameter parabolic radio telescope with a focal length of 27.4 m.

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Parkes, CSIRO Radio Telescope.

As soon as I was checked into my motel Kim and I headed down the road in search of “The Dish”. My excitement was building because this was my whole reason for coming to Australia. Seeing a goal I’d planned for be achieved and a dream come true is always an amazing feeling. CSIRO’s Parkes […]

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Parkes, the home of the dish!

I’ve always had a huge interest in Radio Astronomy so after seeing the movie “The Dish” I decided an aussie road trip would be in order. This small town in the middle of nowhere was home to a huge part of Australian history.  Most notably ‘The Dish’ was used as a relay station for pictures […]

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Will the real Bathurst please stand up.

I knew about Bathurst but didn’t really think about it’s geography because this place was all about the cars. There were two huge events going off in town the day we rolled into the main street and I knew about none of them. Firstly was the coveted Bathurst 1000 and secondly the trials for motocross. Cars, bikes, men […]

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Three sisters selfie with Kimbo.

This was a perfect opportunity to push my way into Kimbo’s selfie.

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The Three Sisters National Park.

Everything on this trip was 100% new to me so I was like an excited kid on a road trip.  We arrived in the Three Sisters National Park and the scenery almost blew my mind.  It started with a teaser looking through this artwork across the valley.  When we arrived the sheer scale of what […]

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