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What’s Up Downunder Blue Mountains to Byron Bay Podcast

Travelling as far as we do on what sometimes seems to be long trips – although in theory never over three weeks – there are so many memories made. One of our Producer Directors, Chris Hazlett, has become a bit of a podcast expert. On the last night of each of his trips he calls together cast, crew and guests…
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Port Macquarie

By Simon Bayliss The drive to the coast from Tamworth was sensational, especially through the beautiful mountain forests of Cottan-Bimbang National Park and then the descent to the coast. Our stay at Port Macquarie for the next few nights is at the Leisure Tourist Park about 5km up the Hastings River from town. So much to see and do in…
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Merimbula – Heart of the Sapphire Coast

This year on our 2018/2019 Go Make Some Memories Convoy for Charity we are heading up the Sapphire Coast. While we explore this beautiful part of Australia we are also taking the 8 best of the best caravans/RVs and putting them on show. Our first stop is the heart of the Sapphire Coast, Merimbula, then we will head up the…
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Streaky Bay, the glittering town along the Eyre Peninsula

Our next stop on the Dometic Follow the Sun Convoy for Charity is Streaky Bay, known for its glittering streaks in the water across the bay, which is how this gorgeous town got its name. As the convoy arrived at the Streaky Bay Foreshore Caravan Park, they couldn’t believe the beautiful surroundings of this magnificent Holiday Park. Set on the waterfront, this beautiful…
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What’s Up Downunder Simpson Desert Podcast

On the last night of this epic trip from Maree to Birdsville, somewhere in the Simpson Desert, our cast and crew sat down and chatted with What’s Up Downunder Director (and podcast producer extraordinaire) Chris Hazlett and spoke about the trip. It was a great chance to reminisce, have a giggle and reflect on what a journey it had been.…
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Colo to Tamworth

By Simon Bayliss A beautiful morning greeted the team and it was time to break our riverside campsite and hit the road for the 350km trip to Tamworth, along Putty road then the Golden Highway taking in Singleton, Muswellbrook and onto Australia’s Country music capital. The drive along Putty Road and then the New England Highway made for a wonderful…
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Artfully exploring the wonders of Elliston

Our next stop on the Dometic Follow the Sun Convoy for Charity is Elliston, a beautiful town situated on the shores of spectacular Waterloo Bay. On our way to Elliston, we decide to take the scenic route, a recurring theme on this trip, we stopped off at Leo Cummings Monument. This Monument is in memory of Leo Cummings, a local who was…
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By Simon Bayliss The general consensus from the group was that Tamworth’s  main street would have to be one of the prettiest around. Some of the group did a bit of exploring before meeting up to experience the Tamworth Miniature Railway, which is located next to the botanic gardens at an elevation which provides a wonderful vista of the town,…
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