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Upper Antelope Canyon

The Antelope Canyon just outside of Page, AZ, was the item on the itinerary we were most excited about. The sandstone canyon was washed out by flash floods, shaping the walls into beautiful wave patterns. Even better, the sun light illuminates the canyon in all colors from bright orange to purple on its way down to the sandy floor. The canyon is on Navajo land and can be accessed at two sites: the Upper and Lower Antelope Canyon. We arrived in the morning in Page and got the last two seats for the tour of the Upper Canyon for about

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Wilsons Promontory – Overnight hike to Waterloo Bay

Spontaneously, a colleague and me decided to go to Wilsons Promontory NP for a (long) weekend. The park is on a peninsula about 3 hours drive from Melbourne. We started Friday in the early afternoon and arrived in time to pitch our tent and go to an aviation field halfway through the park to meet some animals of the park. On a walk for about 2 hours, we saw heaps of kangaroos, wallaby, emus, and wombats. On our way back to Tidal River, we stopped at a lookout to enjoy the sunset. We booked the next night at the campground

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One week in Clearwater Beach

On my way to Melbourne, I took a break in Clearwater Beach to attend this year’s LCN conference. After all the effort of packing our stuff in Berlin, I was quite happy with the choice of the venue. There is not much going on in Clearwater, the town is mostly made for tourists and retired people. Still, the beaches are very beautiful so taking conference breaks at the beach to swim and relax was pretty fun. The best part of the week were the sunsets. The first day had pretty much blue sky. Over the next couple it got more

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