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The great ocean road to a great ocean experience

The great ocean road to a great ocean experience.

The Great Ocean Road is an Australian National Heritage. It represent a coastal region of  stretching 243 kilometres (151 mi) along the south-eastern coast of Australia between the Victorian cities of Torquay and Allansford. Built by returned soldiers between 1919 and 1932 and dedicated to soldiers killed during World War I, the road is the world’s […]

Weekend Cabin Series #6

A Cabin For My Weekend! #6

Steep Ravine Mt. Tamalpais, Mill Valley, California. One of the secrets of California state parks are the nine Steep Ravine cabins on Mt. Tamalpais just north of San Francisco. Mt. Tam, of course, is one of the birthplaces of mountain biking. It shelters 6,300 acres of redwoods, oaks, and meadows, with views to the Farallon […]

Weekend Cabin Series #4

A Cabin For My Weekend! #4

Gulf Islands, British Columbia. The modern cabin is all too frequently more modern than cabin, but the four small dwellings designed by Osburn Clarke in the Gulf Islands of British Columbia are decidedly grounded in the traditional. Yet they still retain the open and airy nature of the contemporary. They take advantage of coastal B.C.’s […]

Weekend Cabin 2

A Cabin For My Weekend! #2

Meridian, Idaho. When architect Macy Miller got out of college, she realized that all her schooling had taught her nothing about actually constructing a house. And then, after living in 2,500-square-foot house, where she had bedrooms that were never used, whose doors were never opened, she decided to downsize — and to build herself. The […]