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Hotel Landcruiser

As a follow on from my last post, I thought I would write about our recent honeymoon adventures. We flew to Cairns to collect our new car. We had been watching the heights of the rivers closely before our trip. Another option was to pop the new car on a barge and get it delivered […]

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Weipa Wedding

So much has happened in the last week or so, with a wedding and quite an adventure to collect a new car On the 2nd March, Joey and myself plus our two friends, Andrew and Leesa as our witnesses arrived at the local courthouse. There is no marriage celebrant in Weipa, you need to organise […]

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1 year on

The 9th of February, marked one year since I followed my heart and joined Joey in Weipa. I still miss family and friends but there are so many more things that I do not miss about Sydney. Weipa is definitely a slower paced life, which I love. There is no traffic and while some things […]

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Remote differences #2

I’ve spoken about the local Facebook buy sell swap page in a few of my posts, and today when I saw this post it reminded me of several differences I have noticed since living here in Weipa. It seems so many shops, and people take advantage of the remote location. One of the businesses here, […]

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Red dust is EVERYWHERE!

So anyone who has ever visited the Cape York area you will be familiar with the red dirt and dust that is everywhere. This dust gets into everything, I have never dusted the inside of my house so much. Joey’s work clothes are covered in it and don’t get me started on what his clothes […]

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Achtung!

I’ve actually just learnt that achtung means attention. I always thought it meant warning ⚠️ but I suppose getting your attention to read these signs telling you there might be crocs in the area is a good thing You can see these warning signs in many places up here. But what makes me smile is there […]

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Fish Dinner

Our second trip out on the boat was another very successful one. We went out to use the fish caught last week in the hope of catching some crabs. We set four crab traps and marked the positions on our fancy new sounder GPS thingy. After that we set off to explore some of the […]

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