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Thur. Jan. 19, 1956 – Albury, NSW

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Miles Today – 200. Miles to Date – 13170 Woke up at 7 to leave at 8 to get to the bus which leaves at 9:00. Very sad to say goodbye to Sandy’s. They were really fine. The scenic bus route took us along the Hume Highway (Explorer) past the town where Ned Kelly was […]

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Fri. Jan. 20, 1956 – Canberra

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Miles Today – 250. Miles to Date – 13420 Left Albury at 9 this morning. Town had a very large and modern shopping area for its size. It was cloudy all day but no rain! Had lunch at Gundagai. There we saw the longest wooden trestle bridge in NSW – 7/10ths mile long. We also […]

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Sat. Jan. 21, 1956 – Sydney, NSW

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Miles Today – 250. Miles to Date – 13670 It’s my anniversary today. Marilyn and I have been going steady for one year. I’m a little lonely! Woke up to get rolling from Queanbeyan Hotel at 9:00. Went around Canberra and saw all the consulates. Had a tour of Parliament Building, then stood on Canadian […]

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Sun. Jan. 22, 1956 – Sydney, NSW

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Miles Today – 100. Miles to Date – 13770 Got up early and the Tremletts took me all up along the north coast of Sydney up to Palm Beach. We saw magnificent beaches and headlands and homes on the way. The surf at Palm Beach was way over my head. Went in and got one […]

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Mond. Jan. 23, 1956 – Sydney, NSW

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Miles Today – 0. Miles to Date – 13770 The Tremletts live at 56 Owen St., Lindfield. This morning, we had to be downtown at Canadian Pacific Airlines to sign an income tax report and get tickets, etc. done away with. Then, we (Dave and I) went over to the office of the Canadian Trade […]

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Tues. Jan. 24, 1956 – Sydney, NSW

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Miles Today – 0. Miles to Date – 13770 Had a very easy day today. Laid out on the beach all day. Got a terrible sunburn. At night we talked, etc. Tomorrow we leave. I’ll be glad to get home, but I’ll kinda miss this place. We’ve met a lot of people and done a […]

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Wed. Jan. 25, 1956 – Auckland, N.Z.

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Miles Today – 1330. Miles to Date – 15100 Got up at 9:30 AM, packed, said goodbye. Got picked up at 1:00PM by Mr. Hunt for arrival at airport at 2:00. Got bags all away and Mr. Tremlett came to the airport to say goodbye. At 3:00PM, we started down the runway and it was […]

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Wed. Jan. 25, 1956 – Royal Moana Hotel, Waikiki

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Miles Today – 4515. Miles to Date – 19615 We crossed the dateline and equator again today so, back a day. Early this morning we landed at Fiji. We had an hour’s stop there to eat, take pictures and buy souvenirs. Fiji is a vocanic island. Steep rugged mountains and all covered with green. Very […]

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Thur. Jan. 26, 1956 – Honolulu

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Miles Today – 0. Miles to Date – 19615 Got up this morning to see the beach. Very beautiful view. Walked to a show put on by Kodak Company of native Hawaiian dancing, palm tree climbing and net throwing. Took pictures galore. The dancing girls were really swish!! Then they announced they were going to […]

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Fri. Jan. 27, 1956 – Vancouver

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Miles Today – 2738. Miles to Date – 22353 Got into Vancouver at 7AM. Were met by people from Headquarters and taken to Headquarters where we got our train tickets squared away. We got our pictures taken and were on TV. Then we went to the bank. The weather was cold and clear – very […]

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