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Hong Kong Wanderings

A quick introduction; I’ve finally whittled down my notes to what you read below, which consists of our quick adventures in Hong Kong, and reads best after continuing from the previous article from Macau. It is however as unfortunately long … Continue reading

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Macau in Three Short Days

We landed in Macau late enough to see the lights of a few casinos from the window, yet leave us with absolutely no idea of the general topography. Looking through the airport for a free tourist fold-out map I stumbled … Continue reading

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Kuala Lumpur and our Taxi Rides of Death

The flight from Coolangatta to Kuala Lumpur was one of the smoothest I’ve flown in a long time, and it was interesting to cross a broad swath of Australia instead of my usual path straight over the Pacific. The wall … Continue reading

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A Preface to 2010

I thought I’d better get this out of the way as a sort of preface, before my travel posts. As the dates reveal, I’ve been typically absent from bloggingI in the last two months, although now I’ve finally freed myself … Continue reading

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Redcliffe, Queensland

We were working in the (insanely expensive) Brisbane suburb of Ascot allĀ  week, and our regular Kangaroo Point house was occupied so we decided to grab one in Redcliffe, an old double storey holiday unit block called Lutanna Sands. Since … Continue reading

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Nike+ vs Linux

Any visit to Oahu simply isn’t complete without an obligatory trip to Niketown Hawaii, the huge double-storey boutique in Waikiki. Sure it’s not an outletI, but you simply can’t go past the price-point compared to Australia, and the sheer selection … Continue reading

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Greetings from Oahu

Once again I’ve been lucky enough to find myself in Hawaii, although this time it’s only a short trip. Still, it’s great to be back, and aside from the huge redevelopment all over the place it’s just as cruisy and … Continue reading

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Picasa gets mapped photography

Not to be outdone by competing photo hosts, Google has added their own brand of photo mapping using their current satellite and map data. I quite like it, even though there’s going to be some legwork to get the kinks … Continue reading

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Tasmanian Holiday (Part I)

Unlike previous holidays, I didn’t have the luxury of free-flowing internetI to blog during my Tasmanian sojourn, so I figured I’d make good by getting a lot more of my photos online. As I’m just over halfway there I’ve published … Continue reading

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A quick photogenic trio

Just before I plunge head first into my Tasmanian escapades (okay, photos) there’s three new pre-holiday albums to see: Urbenville A storm front over Ballina Woolgoolga Since PicasaWeb decided to make searchable albums (no great surprise coming from the big … Continue reading

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