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April 2016

Hiking / Bushwalking Essentials

Hiking Hacks: Spend 5 Cents

Standard, April 27, 2016, samlcook, 0 Views 0 Comments
bushwalking

What if I told you that you could spend 5 cents* on something that would change the way you hike forever?  And that it’s likely that it’s something you have already? You’d probably look at me like I was a bit crazy! So – what am I talking about? The humble zip lock bag. It […]

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Day Hike / Bushwalk

A Nice Surprise in the Brisbane Ranges

Standard, April 25, 2016, samlcook, 0 Views 0 Comments
hiking geelong

Less than 40km from Geelong, there’s a cool little place called Steiglitz. I’d driven through it before, but have never stopped there – until today. Steiglitz has a really interesting past: From 1868 to 1873, there was a population boom, as people flooded in seeking their fortune in gold mining. Once this dried up though, […]

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Recipes

Yummo Choc Smoothie

Standard, April 18, 2016, samlcook, 0 Views 0 Comments
bushwalking blog

Hands up who likes Chocolate?! Well have I got a treat for you!!  This delicious smoothie tastes like chocolate….AND is good for you. Whaat?!  I hear you say.  Read on… Ingredients: 1 banana 1 handful of macadamia nuts 1 tbl chia seeds 2 tbl cacao 1 cup milk (I use almond or coconut milk, but […]

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Recipes

See-Ya Later Smoothie

Standard, April 5, 2016, samlcook, 0 Views 0 Comments
bushwalking food

The ‘See-Ya Later’ Smoothie…this smoothie is so packed full of goodness that you can say see-ya later to whatever icky virus or bug is lurking around (which seems to be a lot at this time of year!). Ingredients: Half a banana 1 handful of baby spinach leaves 1 tsp chia seeds 1 orange Half a […]

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Day Hike / Bushwalk

I Heart Otway’s (again)

Standard, April 3, 2016, samlcook, 0 Views 1 Comment
great ocean road hiking

This morning saw me up and out early, and back to the Otway’s (for the 3rd Sunday in a row…). Last week, as we were leaving, we saw a sign… …and I’ve been thinking about it all week! So…I just HAD to check it out. I parked at Distillery Creek picnic ground (just inland from […]

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