National Cherry Festival - Young
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National Cherry Festival - Young - 2018

The cherry season in Australia lasts usually from the middle of November until the end of December. The epicenter of the Australian cherry growing area is Young, NSW. And the most important day in Young's calendar is the Annual National Cherry…
cherry picking young nsw
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Cherry Picking in Young NSW

For someone who likes cherries more than any other fruit, it took me a long time to visit the mecca of cherry-picking - Young in NSW. It is a bit of a drive from Sydney; about 4 hours, but this time we combined the trip with a visit to a beach…
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Carrington Falls and Missingham Lookout Trail

This place is about 130km from Sydney. Again, very easy drive all the way, with parking right at the start of the Missingham Lookout trail. It's also about 100m from the Carrington Falls. This is a very easy track, almost no hills, and no…
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Ahearn Lookout over Nattai River Valley

Nattai National Park is located about 100 km South West of Sydney. Near the town of Mittagong. The drive to the park was pretty easy, mostly freeway. The last 5 km was via a dirt road, but the road is well maintained and we had no issue with…
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Mermaid Pools - Tahmoor

I'm starting to enjoy the walking. I didn't think I would; it always seemed to me a bit mundane. I guess, walking around a block a few times would be mundane, but add a great location and suddenly the walks make sense. That is what I felt at…
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Little Beach Bombi Moor and Mt Bouddi Circuit Track

Note to self: When the name of the track contains the work Mount - be prepared to do some climbing. 102 floors, to be precise, according to my fitness tracking gizmo. Little Beach Bombi Moor and Mt Bouddi Circuit Track was not a walk in the…
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We have a cat

We have a cat. No, it's not our cat. It belongs to our neighbors, but she spends most of her time in our apartment. It's kind of interesting that the owners let her out of their apartment all the time. I remember first time she jumped to our…
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Mushroom picking around Sydney - the season started

I think the season for mushroom picking in NSW started. The weather was definitely helping the process. We've had rains in the last 4 days and it was very wet in the forest. This also offered some wonderful views on the way through the mountains.…
best yum-cha in hurstville
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Best Yum-Cha in Hurstville

Is this the best yum-cha in Hurstville? That's always subjective, but we voted with our feet, so It's a genuine opinion. We've come here more than the other places in Hurstville, so I am happy to conclude that Golden Sands is the best Yum-Cha…