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Hunter Valley Wine Tour

The first sighting of European settlers in the Hunter Valley was in 1798 when a lieutenant drifted into the Hunter River in search of escaped convicts. While it is said that the region was named after Captain John Hunter, I'd say there's a good chance the colonists chose the name for how well it reflected… Continue reading Hunter Valley Wine Tour

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A Brisk Day at Burgers’ Zoo

Standing on a riverbank inside Burgers' Zoo, it feels as though you've stepped right up to the edge of an African safari. Not long along, the zoo announced the birth of a baby rhino and from here we watched the stout little creature chase giraffes ten times its size: quite a spectacle for a random… Continue reading A Brisk Day at Burgers’ Zoo