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On the road to Adelaide 1

Report April 20 By  Trudy After the farewell in Traralgon we head for Adelaide. In Toorading we are met and we can go after Robbie Dalton’s Model T-Ford. That is easy, then I do not have to look at the … Continue reading

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visit Traralgon

Report April 19 By Sjaak and Trudy An early surprise. Last night we had met Ivon. Her father Frans was born in the Netherlands and she baked speculaas for us. Today we will spend a day at Warwick and Paula, … Continue reading

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On the way to Traralgon

Report April 17 and 18 By Sjaak en Trudy Tuesday, April 17th After a delicious breakfast Peter brings us out of town. We are on our way to Suggan Buggan. It started on a paved road with on the other … Continue reading

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Visit Canberra

Report 16 april By Sjaak and Trudy From Sydney to Canberra we cross the highway with lots of wind and a lot of traffic. During our coffee stop we see beautiful birds and Sjaak confirms the flag of Australia on … Continue reading

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Visit Sydney

Report 13 April By Sjaak and Trudy From Singleton we drove through a beautiful mountainous route through the wine region of Hunter Valley to Sydney. Along the route where there are few houses we suddenly see a row of mailboxes, … Continue reading

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On our way to Sydney

Report 12 April By Trudy For the workshop of Mitch we slept under the awning in the roof tent. Luxury camping spot and this morning Dirk could easily tinker there. We say goodbye to Mitch and go on our way. … Continue reading

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Hotdog

Report 11 April By Dirk Today we are on our way to Taree where we were invited by our Model T friend Mitch Tailor. On the way we make delicious hot dogs according to the recipe we learned from Ralf … Continue reading

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on the way to Armidale

Report 10 April By Dirk This morning early again because we have a nice trip for more than 300 kilometers to Armidale. Before we leave Dirk thinks that the right front tire is pretty worn, so he assembles a new … Continue reading

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Australia here we are.

Report 9 April By Dirk Today is the big day for us that we start the journey through Australia. We leave early to the Pelican Park in Redcliffe, where our friends are already waiting with their old timers. We say … Continue reading

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Almost as far as !!

Report 8 April By Dirk  Got up early this morning to pick up our new follow-up team, Sjaak and Coby, from the Brisbane airport. They are our tracking team for the first part of our Australia adventure from Brisbane to … Continue reading

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