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Birdsville

Saturday 21 March 2009
AustraliaWalkingAir SafariRed Centre Tour

Today we will not fly, but will have a look around in the world famous town of Birdsville. Since it can be very hot here, we decided to have an early walk, have breakfast and then on to the local museum. And so we did.

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Last day in town

Monday 16 March 2009
AustraliaWalking

Today, Monday 16 March, is my last full day in Brisbane.

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Cuddle a koala

Sunday 15 March 2009
AustraliaWalkingBy Boat

Last night during the dinner with Clare, he mentioned that there was a boat going up the river to a place where they keep lots of koalas…

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What's going on down there?

Saturday 14 March 2009
AustraliaWalking

Cyclone Hamish has caused a big problem here. A cargo ship lost 31 containers with chemicals and one of these containers punched a hole in the oil tank of the ship. Result: a big oil spill (230 ton of it) along the coast (it’s spread over 60 km). And that’s a big issue for this area. Not only because of the impact on nature, but this is the area where the nice beaches and the surfers are. So it has also an economical impact and that’s painful in these difficult times.

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A walk in the park

Thursday 12 March 2009
AustraliaWalking

It’s been a great day today. Although we had some light rain in the morning, the afternoon weather was fantastic. I walked along the river towards the Botanic Gardens.

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