Travel Blogs from Byron Bay, Australia

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Byron Bay, Byron Bay, Australia travel blog

Byron Bay

A travel blog entry by kimandrob

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We parked up in Byron Bay, the backpacker "promised land" in potentially the worst weather in its history. While Sophie was busy getting a free wash a Spanish couple turned up to ask if we could help them jump start their car. We looked around for a while ...

Heading South, Byron Bay, Australia travel blog

Heading South

A travel blog entry by paulandciara

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... whales. So on Tuesday morning we did this. Unfortunately no dolphins or Whales, so we had to make do with watching Surfers. Byron Bay was really nice, helped by the weather we are currently having - in the 30's (Which apparently is not common for ...

Stalin goes to Hippieville, Byron Bay, Australia travel blog

Stalin goes to Hippieville

A travel blog entry by keithandkim

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... the night, we passed more ridiculous potholes painted with hearts, rainbows and sunshine. Once the happy holes disappeared we finally entered Byron Bay. We have come here to surf, but with some internet issues and indecisions on where to learn to surf. ...

Shelia's Diary's Part 3: A long way to go, Byron Bay, Australia travel blog

Shelia's Diary's Part 3: A long way to go

A travel blog entry by baileyandkerry

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... Give an Englishman a few beers and they will start chanting. As the rain came down in Byron Bay we ended up in a England vs Australia Connect4 international challenge. All the songs from the football terraces at Deepdale and Oakwell came flooding back ...

Long Car Journeys and Beautiful Bays, Byron Bay, Australia travel blog

Long Car Journeys and Beautiful Bays

A travel blog entry by mills-mcshea

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No sooner back from one road trip and a long weekend in Sydney, and we're off on a long road trip to Byron Bay to check out another university for Kate. Pearlie and Meg took a few days off work (God bless them) to drive us up there, to save us money, and ...

Byron Bay for the day, Byron Bay, Australia travel blog

Byron Bay for the day

A travel blog entry by jag

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Mark and Myself had made plans not to let another Sunday go to waste and so decided to head down to hippified Byron Bay. Unfortunately true to form I had a bit of a bender the night before and refused to go. Another hour in bed and still nursing a ...

More Byron Bay!, Byron Bay, Australia travel blog

More Byron Bay!

A travel blog entry by tjmartin

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... you clean up after yourselves, so the staff can spend more time on the beach" I think you get the gist.... The hostel is out of Byron Bay itself, and is less than 5 mins away from a quiet stretch of beach, away from the hoards of tourists. Most of the ...

Byron Bay, Byron Bay, Australia travel blog

Byron Bay

A travel blog entry by carolandthomas

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... morning sheltering under a tree from the rain and eating cake for breakfast before walking up to the lighthouse that looks down on Byron Bay. The views are stunning and we stop to watch the dolphins playing and swimming with the surfers in the bay. We ...

Australia - Byron Bay, Byron Bay, Australia travel blog

Australia - Byron Bay

A travel blog entry by gonetilwhenever

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... in front of the television for a while before retiring to our quiet, comfy bed at 12:30. Day 2 Our main intention for Byron Bay was relaxation so we made a good start by getting up at 11:00am, bumbling around the place and then heading into town ...

6 Months and counting!, Byron Bay, Australia travel blog

6 Months and counting!

A travel blog entry by shaunduvall

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... me some more drugs. Then drive through Lismore, and stay the night at a backpackers in Ballina - a hundred times quieter than Byron Bay - and can watch the sunset in peace Sunday 19th December 2004 Drove into Byron Bay today, and firstly to ...

Warren to Byron Bay - Day 216, Byron Bay, Australia travel blog

Warren to Byron Bay - Day 216

A travel blog entry by christosp

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... roads with hairpin bends lined with big Gum trees, such a nice change from long straight roads fringed by bush. Just before I reached Byron Bay the sun had dipped below the horizon, I did get a brief glimpse of the Pacific ocean in the fading light from ...

Note to self:  Ethiopia airlines socks are shit., Byron Bay, Australia travel blog

Note to self: Ethiopia airlines socks are shit.

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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... the plastic bag suits. Leaving the mountains behind we then headed further down the coast to the third largest city in Australia:  Brisbane. We weren’t quite sure what to expect from Brisbane to be honest but we were pleasantly ...

Byron Bay, Byron Bay, Australia travel blog

Byron Bay

A travel blog entry by tjmartin

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... a game just yet, but I cannot be that bad as each game lasts at least 5 minutes. ***Big Update*** On our journey today to Byron Bay, I have spotted some more big things. A Big Banana, and a Big Prawn. Well we are now at the Belongil Beachouse at ...

Oh dooooood!!, Byron Bay, Australia travel blog

Oh dooooood!!

A travel blog entry by wordsworths

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... there we saw 4 dolphins in the sea just swimming around right in front of us, they were jumping and playing it was amazing!! Byron Bay is also like Camden by Sea with loads of hippies & 'alternative' eateries/health spa type things along with loads of ...

Back in Byron, Byron Bay, Australia travel blog

Back in Byron

A travel blog entry by jag

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... a shame as we had meet a great group of people and were having an awesome night. The timing as well couldn't have been worse, because Byron Bay has a lock out at 2am meaning that we weren't able to get into any other bars - Night ruined. So it was back ...

Hippies and Surfies, Byron Bay, Australia travel blog

Hippies and Surfies

A travel blog entry by jambo

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... from sunning ourselves yesterday, we start again in earnest today in the gorgeous weather on the pristine curved main beach. Another of Byron Bay's claims to fame is that it has one of the only north-facing beaches on the east coast. This means that ...

Byron Bay, Byron Bay, Australia travel blog

Byron Bay

A travel blog entry by leeandcathy

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... its worldwide reputation for excellent surf it's no surprise that Byron Bay has plenty of surf schools. I opted for the cleverly named Byron Bay Surf School. Having loaded the boards onto a trailer and put on our sleevless, ;eg;ess wetsuits, we left for ...

Surf's up!, Byron Bay, Australia travel blog

Surf's up!

A travel blog entry by amy_michael

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... "bum up in the air" position!). The following morning we had to switch hostels to the slightly out of town Belongil beach. Byron Bay is a backpackers mecca in this part of the world and so getting 5 nights accommodation was a tricky task. Thankfully we ...

Byron Bay & Nimbin, Byron Bay, Australia travel blog

Byron Bay & Nimbin

A travel blog entry by dacraic

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... can say 'yes, i've been to Nimbin', everytime he's asked by people abroad, which happens alot. Back in Byron Bay the next day we wandered around. It's lovely little town. Caters for tourists really well and is full of backpackers and ...

Byron Bay, Nimbin and Brisbane, Byron Bay, Australia travel blog

Byron Bay, Nimbin and Brisbane

A travel blog entry by borthscouse

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... . There would just be the two of us travelling this time, which is a far better number than three considering how much room you’re given. My next entry shall focus on this road trip. To view my Byron Bay, Nimbin and Brisbane album, click here ...

Chillin in Byron, Byron Bay, Australia travel blog

Chillin in Byron

A travel blog entry by bowney

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... walkway. But all the lifeguards put signs up and called some snake man to remove it....more scary stuff hey....this country is like a death-trap!! Byron Bay was definitely a cool place to go, and ahhhh I finally feel proper tanned!!! Next stop ...

Change of scenery redux, Byron Bay, Australia travel blog

Change of scenery redux

A travel blog entry by danblank

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... loud (which we must've been if they could hear us from the street). With my final day in Coffs before heading up to Byron Bay, I walked with Katie and Sofie and a couple of the girls from the previous nights round of shithead to what Coffs is famous ...

Beach Bums, Byron Bay, Australia travel blog

Beach Bums

A travel blog entry by vickersontour

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We dossed by the van until lunchtime and then spent the whole afternoon on the beach. It was great doing the old boarding again on the crest of some realky big waves. We got back to have dinner as the sun went down. Then we just sat at the side of the ...

Day 309-315: Surfers Paradise to Coffs Harbour, Surfers Paradise > Byron Bay > Coffs Harbour, Australia travel blog

Day 309-315: Surfers Paradise to Coffs Harbour

A travel blog entry by pauldwade

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... that busy but got the odd ripple after each song...and got one whole free drink for singing...woohoo! Wednesday 20/07/05: 10.30 bus to Byron Bay...started raining on the way there, hope it doesn't do it for the next 3 days. Plumped for J's Bay YHA as ...

My first surf lesson, Byron Bay, Australia travel blog

My first surf lesson

A travel blog entry by anatkramer

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... babe clothes I really want to purchase but nobody has to know that... Doh (Homer voice).. Too late for that now. Anyway , Here in Byron bay , the typical surfer beach and shop place. The town consists of one main street with a beach at the end and a ...

Soulja Boy Goes Global, Byron Bay, Australia travel blog

Soulja Boy Goes Global

A travel blog entry by samkirsop

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... from inside the zorb could be heard by those waiting at the bottom of the hill. After zorbing we continued onto our destination in Byron Bay, where we've been for the last two days. It's a really vibrant, exciting town and it's proximity to Nimbin ...

Beautiful Byron Bay for Brekky!, Byron Bay, Australia travel blog

Beautiful Byron Bay for Brekky!

A travel blog entry by alinmattrtw2005

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As we said in other entries Byron Bay was sheerly a brekkie stop for us on the long drive south to Sydney - check out the piccies and you decide how beautiful it is? Unfortunatley for us it was lashing rain when we were here, otherwise I think that it ...

Bryon Bay -- Learning to surf!, Byron Bay, Australia travel blog

Bryon Bay -- Learning to surf!

A travel blog entry by roundtheworld

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... panic! As soon I got off the bus I could hear all of those productive thoughts get vented into the air as we arrived into Byron Bay. We stayed at a place called the Arts Factory. Where I started the search for my inner hippy. I must admit that Lisa ...

IT'S CHEAP TUESDAY!!! Off to see our Lord in a bay, Byron Bay, Australia travel blog

IT'S CHEAP TUESDAY!!! Off to see our Lord in a bay

A travel blog entry by vickersontour

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... was getting a bit too excited about the fact it was 'Cheap Tuesday' at Domino's again. We had a shower then drove up to Byron Bay Beach. Here, we ordered our pizza's and sat eating them overlooking the bay as the sun went down - brilliant. We then ...

Byron Bay, Byron Bay, Australia travel blog

Byron Bay

A travel blog entry by alexndean

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Alex: We got into Byron Bay at midday and checked into a hostel that Lonely Planet said was "excellent".  After about 10 minutes and one visit to the showers we decided it was scruffy and a bit too dirty for our liking. Oh well, its close to the ...

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