June 2009


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The panorama from the porch, guest rooms and restaurant is one of the most scenic in the state.  They have been a favorite with travelers and diners for over a century.  Candlelit dining room features distinctive regional and classic cuisine. 83 Bayview Street, Camden, ME 04843. (207)236-4200 * (800)236-4266.

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Settled on five, spacious acres, the Juniper Hill Inn captures the feel of beautiful rural Maine.  But walk down our hickory-lined path & you’re just a few minutes away from renowned Ogunquit Beach.  Stroll down the hill for a tour of village shops and restaurants.  When you’re ready to return, the trolley will drop you off in front of the inn.

Enjoy our sprawling sundecks bordered with landscaped gardens, three heated pools (one indoors), fitness center & sauna.  Our well-appointed rooms (some, non-smoking) provide a refrigerator and remote control cable television.  With the attention to detail you expect and deserve, your vacation at the Juniper Hill Inn can be this good!  196 Route 1, P.O Box 2190 ● Ogunquit, Maine 03907 (207) 646-4501.

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Aquascene: 28 Doctor Gully Rd., at end of the Esplanade.  Thousands of fish of many varieties come in at high tide to be fed by hand.  Opening times depend on tide. 

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Cohunu Wildlife Park:  Mills Road, Gosnells (20km south-east of Perth).  Australian birds and animals in 16ha of bush; includes koala reserve.  Hand-feed the animals and have your photo taken with a koala.  Refreshments available.  open

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Mt. Coot-tha Botanic Gardens:  Mt Coot-tha Rd, Toowong.  Extensive gardens specializing in tropical and sub-tropical plants.  The Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium, the largest in Australia, is located in the gardens.  Mt Coot-tha Lookout provides excellent views over Brisbane and Moreton Bay.

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Lake Pedder-Lake Gordon:  150km W Hobart. Spectacular scenery, trout fishing, boating, barbecues, good bushwalking.  Magnificent flora and fauna.

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Rutherglen:  270km north of Melbourne.  Since the 1860s this area has been famous for its top-quality reds, superb ports, flor sherries and muscats.  Every June, the city holds a Winery Walk about for visitors to explore the many famous local wineries.  Easily accessible by coach or car from Melbourne

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