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Xtreme gourme
So, I thought it would be useful to give you all a sneak peek into one of the recipes of the Xtreme Gourmet cookbook that I reviewed recently. A good old favourite of mine – and my kids too – is a tried and true favourite in Pasta Mornay. I’ve never actually made it from...
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reids tramline walk
Located in the very heart of Powelltown, Reids Tramline Walk is a near-on 6km walk through the final section of the Walk into History. If you’ve never been hiking through the Warburton/Powelltown area before, there’s one thing you can always count on – lush rainforest area. And Reids Tramline Walk is no exception. Starting at...
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Xtreme Gourmet
A staple diet on the trail, while easy to turn to when you can’t be arsed thinking, can sometimes get boring and repetitive. Don’t get me wrong – I still love my Continental Pasta with my sachet of Tuna – but every so often I do like something different. Especially, when I’m able to cook...
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trek coach
In this episode of the Pursuit of the Outdoors podcast, I had the pleasure of chatting with business owner Lisa Marshall of Trek Coach; a Queensland based adventure fitness company. As someone who has been in the outdoors for some time now, Lisa really got to the crux of what the outdoors can do for...
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tom dunn
We’re finally back for 2018 and I reckon this one is going to be a cracker. I had the opportunity to interview Tom Dunn (@whattomhasdunn); a 22-year-old adventurer who is about to embark on what he is calling Australia’s Longest Triathlon at the start of September. We get into the why, how, when etc. and...
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Brubeck
If you’ve been to this website or visited the Facebook and Instagram page recently, you may have noticed that I have opened up an online store. This is one of many changes I’ll be looking to make to the website in 2018 and I thought it would be an ideal time to go into further...
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It’s probably fair to suggest that if you’re a hiker, camper or an outdoor enthusiast in general that you’re on one of the main social media platforms. Facebook is a haven for blogs, images and videos, while Instagram and its features almost give you a blow-by-blow insight into someone’s latest adventure. As someone who not...
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whipstick gully track
Yet another great little walk in the Warrandyte State Park, the Whipstick Gully Track really showcases the gold digging history that consumes the area. Starting at a trailhead on Whipstick Gully Road not far from the cafes and shops in Warrandyte, you soon find yourself in bushland area. The hikeĀ is roughly 4.2kms and while that...
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pound bend circuit
Sometimes the most underrated hikes are located in places that you frequent often but have never had the opportunity to really look into. And that’s exactly what I found with the Pound Bend Circuit in the Warrandyte State Park. Not only that but it is an excellent hike for beginner hikers or for parents who...
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lake tali karng
With plenty of long weekends available every year here in Australia, this gives us hikers the opportunity to get away for an extended trip. This article takes a look at some of the obvious, and not-so-obvious, places to go for a long weekend adventure. These include places that are suitable for those who prefer camping...
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