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Four things travelling has taught me.
Friday, 27th May 2016 by John Pedler
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Categories: Travel Tips

"Anglo-Saxon sensitivities are acute when it comes to distinguishing food from horror…although this doesn’t seem to extend to ‘chicken’ nuggets."

Martindale Hall, Mintaro - the mansion in the bush
Friday, 20th May 2016 by John Pedler
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Categories: Clare Valley

"No smoking room would be complete without a Chinese Foo Chow lacquer cabinet, once owned by Lord Kitchener, a collection of opium pipes and a dugong skull."

"The walk-through aviary is like a Far-Side version of Hitchcock’s, 'The Birds’."

All aboard - Platform 1 Heritage Farm Railway
Wednesday, 4th May 2016 by John Pedler
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"Powered by two miniature locos - Brutus and Suzie - regular train trips trundle around the farm, passing curious cows and ancient red gums..."

Bungaree Station - the accidental village
Tuesday, 26th Apr 2016 by John Pedler
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Categories: Clare Valley

"By early 1842 they’d knocked up a five room hut made out of mud and gumtree slabs, with calico cloth for window coverings."