Smell Spring Flowers Around Blairgowrie

Thetraveljunkie.org – In Australia, spring officially starts on the first of September. The first rays of spring sunshine have peeked through Melbourne’s winter clouds. The days are getting warmer, the flowers are blooming, and our mood is getting more colourful each day. It’s the time of year when everything in nature is changing and promising new life and new hope. Today, we bring you to exercise and be rewarded with a crescendo of bird song, stop and smell spring flowers around Blairgowrie on Mornington Peninsula, Victoria.

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Child of the Pilbara: My Early Life on Bamboo Springs

Thetraveljunkie.org – Child of the Pilbara is a collection stories written by Bill Quin about his memoirs, born in Port Hedland in 1941 and growing up on Bamboo Springs, a pastoral station in the Pilbara, Western Australia. Bill Quin never lost his passion for rural life, becoming a well-respected agricultural editor for the West Australian Newspaper before leaving his journalism career to start a PR consultancy firm.

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A Live Film, Suede In Love & Poison

Thetraveljunkie.org – Today, we bring you to watch a live film, Suede In Love & Poison. It captures the band’s shot at Brixton Academy and on location in London – summer on May 16, 1993, shortly after they had released their self-titled debut album. I bought this album in the ’90s at Aquarius Mahakam, South Jakarta and now so many years later affirmations from it still come to mind. And I still have the cassette and CD. Suede, they had positively change my life and how to listen British music in 90’s.

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Sorrento Front Beach Afternoon Walk, Australia

Thetraveljunkie.org – Stage 4 restrictions now in place for Melbourne: exercise – once a day for 1 hour, must stay within 5kms of your home, and masks when you go out. If there is one thing we have learned in recent years, it is that travelling far away serves to value what is close to us. Today, we bring you to exercise to Sorrento Front Beach on Mornington Peninsula, Australia. We decided to take a walk on the beach in the afternoon between Sorrento Sailing Couta Boat Club and Sorrento Searoad Ferries, and do you know what conclusion we came to?

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A Winter Swim In Sorrento Back Beach, Australia

Thetraveljunkie.org – Today, we bring you to exercise to Sorrento Back Beach on Mornington Peninsula, Australia. We decided to take a walk on the beach in the afternoon and we found this little rock pool for a winter swim in the ocean. We weren’t planning to swim, but when we saw the water, we were struck with spontaneous craziness, stripped off and jumped in. It was very icy. We always feel really great after a swim in the ocean.

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The London Bridge Sunset In Portsea, Australia

Thetraveljunkie.org – We had a spectacular view of the London Bridge sunset in Portsea, only 10 minutes from our place. The sunset was so gorgeous. The light all around me turned an exquisite golden peach. The Portsea Surf Beach around me glowed orange. The sky began to turn on a spectacular gradient, from reds to pinks to purples to blues with a hint of green, if that’s even possible.

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How To Make Klepon : A Sweet Javanese Snack

Thetraveljunkie.org – Today we give you a recipe of Klepon or Kelepon, a sweet Javanese snack. Klepon is symbolizes that the family is united. The taste of Javanese food never fails us Javaneses, and non-Javaneses who have fallen to the spell of Javanese cuisine. The glutinous green balls, covered in shredded coconut, are a treat for the sweet tooth, with the palm sugar sauce inside, bursting in the mouth upon the first bite.

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In Love With Tufu Melbourne Duffel Bag

Thetraveljunkie.org – Today we are proud to show you our new bag, the latest addition to our collection of Australian hand-made lifestyle products, which we are showcasing here at The Travel Junkie. This bag, the TufuMelbourne Duffel Bag’, is crafted from vintage denim and quality leather.

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The Front Beach Walk From Blairgowrie to Rye, Australia

Thetraveljunkie.org – We’re still trying to edit all our photos from our lockdown part II in Blairgowrie, VictoriaAustralia. We thought we’d share these beautiful photos we took during our the front beach walk along from Blairgowrie to Rye on Mornington Peninsula for some much needed exercise and mental wellbeing, and enjoyed soaking up the atmosphere.

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