Snapshot Sunday: Driving along the Great Ocean Road

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Australia’s Great Ocean Road is a picturesque ribbon of highway along the southern coast of Victoria. Not only does the 250-kilometer stretch of road have plenty of great views, but it also offers some perspective: It serves as the country’s largest World War I memorial, built by returned soldiers between 1919 and 1932.

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Snapshot Sunday: PTC Down Under!

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This morning we got up early and hired mountain bikes to visit the Bungarra Alpine Center outside of Jindabyne, New South Wales. This troop of grey kangaroos took a break from their grazing to check us out, and to pose just so for a photo.

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Snapshot Sunday: An Amble Down Porto’s Waterfront

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They say that Portugal’s second-largest city, Porto, is hard on the feet but pleasant to the eye. Climbing through the city’s hills can be tiresome indeed, but the views and namesake port wine are worth the effort. Cross the bridge to take in Porto’s stacked hillside, which tumbles down to the Douro River in a fanfare of color.

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