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Aug 8, 2019 - Gabby’s Birthday

Had a fun day out for Gabby’s Birthday. Day trip started with visit to Healesville wildlife sanctuary where we saw lots of Australian wildlife including Koalas, Kangaroos, Wallabys, Dingos, Wombats and lots more. We were then taken to a vineyard for a lovely Italian lunch and wine tasting. Our trip finished with chocolate tasting at the Yarra Valley Chocolatier. Back in the city, Gabby and Charlie went for one last swim in the hotel pool before a birthday meal out on the Southbank.

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Mar 6, 2012 - Even a Huntsman spider looked harmless after tasting 23 wines….

Ali was pacing the floor, itching to go to work, so we left Melbourne at 8.30am and headed to the shops to get ready for our 2nd van tour. We couldn't’t buy a decent map so we decided to use the route planner on our laptop. Unfortunately, the battery ran out and woudidn'tcharge in the cigarette lighter. What a stressful drive and it only lasted an hour. We found the campsite and were greeted by a Huntsman spider. Not the best start but we gave it a wide birth and went out to look around the town of Healesville. We had a good walk through...

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Mar 18, 2010 - Healesville

A few hour's drive took us to Healdesville, a town in the middle of Yarra River wine country (~1 hour from Melbourne). We visited several wineries here (good wines!) and enjoyed an excellent lunch at one of them. I know we are on vacation, but it never seizes to amaze us how many other people are also living the life of leisure! We were lucky to get a lunch reservation. Who knew?

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