Author Archives: Rikard

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Back in the land of long shadows

Hard to believe it is only a week since we got back from summer, sun and carefree days at the beach. Days with friends and family on the other side of the planet. Back in […]

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A day on Wadjemup

Wadjemup, or Rottnest Island as the Europeans have named it, is a 30 minute trip by fast ferry from Fremantle. It is a true paradise on earth and worth every cent of the not so […]

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Hello Perth!

Arrived in Perth at around 3 pm Friday the 4th of January, picked up another rental car, this time, after a free upgrade, a large, comfortable SUV, and headed to our Airbnb in Karrinyup near […]

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Goodbye Adelaide!

After 2 weeks in Adelaide it is time to move on. Friday the 4th of January at 2:10 pm we board a Fokker 100 for the 3 and a half hour flight to Perth in […]

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Happy New Year!!!

The last hours of the last day of 2018 was spent in Normanville on the Fleurieu Peninsula south of Adelaide. “The farm” is down here, out on Hay Flat Road. “The farm” is the property […]

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Australia 27 December

Not counting the days anymore. Feels like times goes too quickly if you count the days. Make the days count 😉 The meteorologists predicted a scorcher with temperatures in the forties. We decided for a […]

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Australia day 11

Day 10 was Christmas Eve, our day of Christmas celebration with julbord and snaps. A bit strange when it’s 34°C in the shade outside. Before the julbord we drove to the beach and had a […]

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Australia day 9

A perfect Adelaide day. Sky is blue and the temperature went from 23° in the morning to nearly 30° in the afternoon. Went in to Adelaide Central Market to do some shopping. It is a […]

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Australia day 8

The drive from Hay to Adelaide is about 650 km, most of them passing through nothing. The Hay Plains are dead flat and feel almost surreal. Tried to capture the feeling with camera but it […]

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Australia day 7

We picked up brother Pete from his home in Hazelbrook and pointed the Kia van west towards Adelaide. The plan was to drive down off the mountains on to the Hay Plains and spend the […]