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A Journey on The Overland Passenger Train – Adelaide to Melbourne 2019

 â€˜The Overland’ is a passenger train service between Adelaide and Melbourne that began in 1887 and looks set to close forever at the end of the year. The train runs as a twice-weekly daylight service between Adelaide and Melbourne and carries about 17,000 passengers per year. It departs Adelaide on Mondays and Fridays and...

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Where to go Bush Camping in the Adelaide Hills

Being outdoorstype, I wrote an article highlighting some of the best bush camping grounds in the Adelaide Hills. The feature image is of Chookarloo camp ground in Kuitpo forest, south of Adelaide. There’s plenty of spots in national parks and f orestry reserves in the Adelaide Hills, where for a small fee where you...

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Aleblazer on the Dry Creek Trail

Welcome to the third instalment of the ‘Aleblazer’ series of walks. The Dry Creek Trail runs from Valley View to Globe Derby Park along Dry Creek in Adelaide’s northern suburbs. Happily, it passes two pubs along the away, the famous Bridgeway Hotel at Pooraka and the Mawson Lakes Hotel at Mawson Lakes. The walk...

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Roadside Rubbish is Australia’s Roadside Shame

Some of Australia’s most beautiful and remote roads regularly fall victim to illegal dumping and the rubbish that people throw out of their cars. Rubbish litters the verges of most of our busy highways, but littering and dumping is also blighting many of our back roads. The volume of roadside rubbish in Australia has...

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