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    Re: The moment I've been waiting for...

    I am planning to be in Fiji next month... Should be nice.


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    Safely landed and at baggage claim now. It’s so refreshing to be met at border control with a happy attitude and a smile :)

    Thank you, Ferdie and RC, I will definitely pass on your greetings and I look forward to sharing the highlights from our trip   wink


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    If I don't fly, I drive my .:RS  blush


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    Yay, we reached our final destination :)

    We really like the subtropical climate in this part of Australia; it is very warm with some moderate humidity that makes a welcome change for someone coming from California.

    I will jump into the crashing waves with my girls later, but first comes a fresh cup of espresso to push back the jet lag (I’m not kidding).


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    If I don't fly, I drive my .:RS  blush


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    Same area as usual? Have fun... we decided to check out Watt-land this year, aka South Island NZ, so giving Aussie a pass.  I may do a thread once we’ve hit our rental house. 


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    2017 Range Rover Sport S/C,  2009 Porsche 911S


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    Pilot:

     

    Yay, we reached our final destination :)

    We really like the subtropical climate in this part of Australia; it is very warm with some moderate humidity that makes a welcome change for someone coming from California.

    I will jump into the crashing waves with my girls later, but first comes a fresh cup of espresso to push back the jet lag (I’m not kidding).

    Sounds awesome. Smiley Smiley


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    RC (Germany) - Rennteam Editor Porsche 991.2 Carrera GTS Cabriolet (2018), Porsche Cayenne S Diesel (2017), Audi R8 V10 Plus (2016), Mini JCW (2015)


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    As always, great photos.

    You and yours enjoy, Pilot. kiss.


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    throt

    "I Have Done It!".

    991 GT3 pick up in October 2014.

    Rennteam Hairy Chest Advisor.


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    Pilot:

    I will jump into the crashing waves with my girls later, but first comes a fresh cup of espresso to push back the jet lag (I’m not kidding).

    Jet lag?!? Pfff, you helicopter boys aren't used to anything, are you? Smiley
    BTW, you'll have to attend the air tattoo this year... "my baby" (first aircraft I worked on) will attend, this year flying as well:

    http://www.airtattoo.com/news/2018/feb/08/finnish-army-set-for-air-tattoo-return

    Anyway, have a great holiday mate! Send my regards to the family and be careful with the  Smiley-shark.gif


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    Porsche, separates Le Mans from Le Boys


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    Enjoy ! I would not mind also a bit of heat, humidity and warm see blush


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     964 Carrera 4 --  997.2 C2S , -20mm --  991 GT3 RS 


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    Gnil:

    Enjoy ! I would not mind also a bit of heat, humidity and warm see blush

    +1, buddy Smiley..


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    throt

    "I Have Done It!".

    991 GT3 pick up in October 2014.

    Rennteam Hairy Chest Advisor.


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    First morning...

    We went to bed early yesterday after we had fun in the warm wavy water ;-) I was really tired as I mentioned in my previous post. The Qantas flight Down Under was relatively quick (about 1 hour shorter than regular) with the usual rough spots near Hawaii that jolt you out of your sleep, and I was sleeping very well mind you :)

    I’m always struck by the emotions this remote location evokes in me. Being here always makes it seem like the rest of the world doesn’t matter. The clear starry sky before sunrise is amazingly beautiful and sets the tone for each new day!

    Signing off for now...


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    If I don't fly, I drive my .:RS  blush


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    Hey Joost, thank you and “roger” on the air tattoo. kiss

    I hope I’m never in the situation that poor smiley is in broken heart Personally if I was a shark I would go for one of the bikini girls first... smiley


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    4trac:

    Same area as usual? Have fun... we decided to check out Watt-land this year, aka South Island NZ, so giving Aussie a pass.  I may do a thread once we’ve hit our rental house. 

    Yes, NZ as seen through Watt’s eyes is amazing, however I think it is too cold for mebroken heart I’m more like RC and prefer it warm. indecision

    Hopefully you do a thread for your trip, I’ll definitely keep my eye out for it.  


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    Gnil and throt, there is plenty of room here for my buddies from Rennteam wink All jokes aside, I’m sure you would love it here! 


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    If I don't fly, I drive my .:RS  blush


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    RC:
    Pilot:

     

    Yay, we reached our final destination :)

    We really like the subtropical climate in this part of Australia; it is very warm with some moderate humidity that makes a welcome change for someone coming from California.

    I will jump into the crashing waves with my girls later, but first comes a fresh cup of espresso to push back the jet lag (I’m not kidding).

    Sounds awesomeSmiley Smiley

    Thank you for the wishes RC! Smiley Playing in the waves was just the perfect ending to our arrival day :) It is so cool to fly for so long just over water from one continent to the other (and sometimes a bit unnerving too angry) !


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    If I don't fly, I drive my .:RS  blush


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    SciFrog:

    I am planning to be in Fiji next month... Should be nice.

    I’m sure it will be! Post plenty of photos from your trip please. kiss


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    If I don't fly, I drive my .:RS  blush


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    Always love this thread ! Enjoy Pilotwink


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    Welcome back Down Under Pilot

    What are your Sydney dates?

    regards

    David


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    Second day...

    The day of a new pink fuchsia bikini! More about this later ;)

    We have amazing summer weather here and the day ended with a beautiful thunderstorm and heavy warm rain. My daughter took some cool slow motion videos of the rain drops with her iPhone.

    All three of us spent a lot of time in the warm water and enjoyed the wonderful waves. We brought two pairs of goggles this time too so we can see below the waves— from what I hear it’s amazing. 

    Now I need to take some bikini shots...smiley


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    If I don't fly, I drive my .:RS  blush


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    DJM48, we will arrive in Sydney on Monday the 19th and depart March 1st. kiss


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    If I don't fly, I drive my .:RS  blush


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    A hint of Valentine’s... 

    ...from Down Under! We will be celebrating this special occasion with a sweet surprise that traveled with us all the way from Los Angeles ;)

    Mrs. Valentine gives her best and wishes everyone a very happy day! 

     

     


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    Looks tasty kiss...

    Would love to post what I gave my wife as a Valentine's gift but I'm afraid it is rated R (no, not what you guys may think, that was her gift to me indecision). 


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    RC (Germany) - Rennteam Editor Porsche 991.2 Carrera GTS Cabriolet (2018), Porsche Cayenne S Diesel (2017), Audi R8 V10 Plus (2016), Mini JCW (2015)


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    A kiss from Mrs. Valentine... 

    We have gorgeous summer weather here in Australia, with big waves rolling in almost every day :)

    These photos are from this morning taken shortly after sunrise with my iPhone 7. As you can see it was a very beautiful and romantic photo shoot ;)

     

     

     

     


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    Haha RC, glad you and your wife had a great Valentine’s too!  


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    If I don't fly, I drive my .:RS  blush


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    Crashing waves...blush

    Update: the beach vacation part of our trip is slowly coming to a crashing end... crashing waves that is ;)

    These photos are from a few hours ago and the waves are just as big now!! Off to the beach! kiss

     

     

     


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    When will we see Mrs and Mr Pilot surfing one of those ?


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     964 Carrera 4 --  997.2 C2S , -20mm --  991 GT3 RS 


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    Haha Gnil, you would be waiting for a very long time. Mrs. Pilot is not so found of what swims beneath the waterline and neither am I ;)

    By the way, we arrived safely back in Sydney and checked into our favorite hotel here. It is Tuesday morning and we are off to a walk before breakfast...


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    DJM48:

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    Replied. 👍


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    Pilot:

    Haha Gnil, you would be waiting for a very long time. Mrs. Pilot is not so found of what swims beneath the waterline and neither am I ;)

    More dangerous sharks on land then in the water Smiley


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     964 Carrera 4 --  997.2 C2S , -20mm --  991 GT3 RS 


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    Shades of love...🌸

    The departure from our beach house was emotional as always, but we are happy to be back in Sydney :)

    It is my wife’s birthday week and the rose package I ordered for her was called “Shades of Love”, which I thought was very fitting ;) Pearsons Florist (est. 1969) lived up to everything they promised on their website and delivered a “rosy” experience! If you ever need roses in Sydney I can highly recommend them.

    The city shines and sparkles as it always does at night, especially with the Chinese New Year Lanterns scattered around the Harbour, and it is the perfect place for us to celebrate...🍸💕🎉

     

     


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