Category Archives: Larissa Clinton

Good times at “Happy Rock” :)

First day in Gladstone started with a nice full brekky at my host family’s house and as soon as we arrived to the City Council’s office, Mayor Gail and her staff offered us “morning tea”… well, in US we call it “all … Continue reading

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Bundy…over the hill :)

  Roo meat & salad Mid-tour break! YAY! It was great to spend time with my team mates and just relax after going flat out like a lizard drinking (Aussie saying)… We ate at the great Italian restaurant Vivo Italia … Continue reading

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Monto…we called it Montana :)

We spent only one day in Monto (on the way to Bundy) and once again were impressed and touched by hospitality, kindness and eagerness of people to share things that are dear to their hearts and what they are proud of! … Continue reading

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Biloela, oh Biloela…

Biloela is a thriving rural town (pop approx 7,000 people) on the Burnett Highway A3 in the Banana Shire, which is in the Callide Valley. The members the tribe of Gangulu were the first individuals to reside in this region, and they were also the … Continue reading

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Rocky Rocked!

Firstly, the weather was fantastic and we finally got to enjoy sunny days after the week of rain! At the Zoo we saw Aussie original fauna (i.e. Emu, Kangaroos, Wallaby, Dingo’s & Koala Bears! Found out that Koala’s are actually … Continue reading

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I’ve learned…

-          You’re never alone in Aussie… When I was brushing my teeth in am at my Longreach home, I saw small head popping out of the drain! Let me tell you, that freaked me out! Lol… It was a bloody … Continue reading

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Mackay, we’ll miss you!

Mackay is the city on the eastern coast of Queensland, Australia, on the Pioneer River. Mackay is widely recognized as the gateway to the Bowen Basin coal mining reserves of Central Queensland and  is nicknamed the sugar capital of Australia because its … Continue reading

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