Travel Blogs from Emerald, Australia

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moonee & shelly beach, Moonee Beach, Australia travel blog

moonee & shelly beach

A travel blog entry by fwice

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gorgeous nature, surfing with dolphins and sleeping with kangoroos ... intense !!! ...

Heading into the Outback, Emerald, Australia travel blog

Heading into the Outback

A travel blog entry by scurvalius

Arrived in Emerald about tea time and instantly found a motel, after that we headed out for a couple of drinks which turned into a fair few! had a good laugh with some locals as well. Shaun headed home before me and Ewan though and I couldn't reestle him ...

Outback, Emerald, Australia travel blog

Outback

A travel blog entry by stillinger

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Our Northern Queensland Tour has come to an end, so we are booking it back to Scott's house to rest up for a few days before heading south.  We are relocating a camper truck for a discounted price but have to have the vehicle back to Brisbane ...

Welcome to the arsehole of no where, Emerald, Australia travel blog

Welcome to the arsehole of no where

A travel blog entry by gary_cailin

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... . The three of us drove into town and I asked when the next train back to Rockhampton was. There's 2 trains per week through Emerald. One goes west and then come back again 2 days later. It passed through that afternoon. I got on it and arrived ...

Emerald, Emerald, Australia travel blog

Emerald

A travel blog entry by jalateras

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... nowhere for a night. A pack of chips each and we were on our way! We caught up with Gary, Jen, Joseph and Georgie at Emerald and spent the days playing badminton, going for walks down to the river and visiting the town. There we found a ride on ...

It's a Gem of a Town, Emerald, Australia travel blog

It's a Gem of a Town

A travel blog entry by carsonsontour2

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... ;            Overcast 28 degrees   As we drive into central Australia we are noticing differences, firstly we are driving over the Tropic of Capricorn, so the humidity level is increasing, in ...

Emerald and Watermelons, Emerald, Australia travel blog

Emerald and Watermelons

A travel blog entry by lkidner

Finally finished picking watermelons in the intense Queensland heat for six weeks. I feel healthy, but am sickeningly exhausted. I'm off to the coast and up to Cairns ...

I'll buy some rum and a turtle with this sapphire, Emerald, Australia travel blog

I'll buy some rum and a turtle with this sapphire

A travel blog entry by charleslamb1985

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... had decided to take the afternoon off. So, it was upwards we kept going, and ended up at Rockhampton, the beef capital of Australia, for one night. Apart from an exceptionally nice two inch thick steak that we could cut with a butter knife, there really ...

A hard week flower picking!!!!!!!!!!!!, Emerald, Victoria, Australia travel blog

A hard week flower picking!!!!!!!!!!!!

A travel blog entry by clivencoly

... see us back. We spent a couple of days on the net and the phone and colette spent a lot of time pestering a hostel called emerald backpackers and a bloke named Justin. Well this eventually paid off when he found us a couple of beds at the hostel. This was ...

Kroombit, Kroombit, Australia travel blog

Kroombit

A travel blog entry by naine

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Kroombit is an outback cattle station... It is also the best form of contraception in the world... First activity: Mustering goats on horse back. Initially I thought my horse was being a touch lazy. Then I thought she was being moody. Finally i ...

Kroombit Station, Emerald, Australia travel blog

Kroombit Station

A travel blog entry by littlebylittle

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Well HAPYY CHRISTMAS everyone! Sorry its been so long since we've updated this thing but its been a hectic few weeks so i'll give it my best shot and hope I can remeber half of what we've done. First stop out of Airlie was a goat station in the ...

emerald beach, Emerald Beach, Australia travel blog

emerald beach

A travel blog entry by toubi-anscha

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da simer gern xi. erstens hets en strand ga fuer d anja zum umehopse, chlini welle fuer de toubi zum go surfe und en nette typ, de shaun, zum umehaenge.   z dritt und mit es paar glaesli goon simer en abig lang zeme ghockt und hend s ...

Versuche, einen gruenen Daumen zu erlangen..., Emerald, Australia travel blog

Versuche, einen gruenen Daumen zu erlangen...

A travel blog entry by schabby

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Sodalle, dann meld ich mich auch wieder einmal. Emerald liegt ca ne Stunde oestlich vom Citycenter Melbournes mitten in einer total gruenen und huegeligen Landschaft. Ist echt krass, links und rechts der sich schlaengelnden Strassen wachsen hohe Baeume ...

Working hard at 2.P.H. Farm, Emerald, Australia travel blog

Working hard at 2.P.H. Farm

A travel blog entry by big_lou

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hi leute, hab die letzten 9 tage zusammen mit benni auf einer traubenfarm in emerald gearbeitet und ordentlich geld verdient. unsere arbeit bestand aus traktorfahren und daraus unzaehlige 10 kg boxen mit trauben auf einen anhaenger zu heben. benni hat mit ...

Tractor Driving in Emerald, Emerald, Australia travel blog

Tractor Driving in Emerald

A travel blog entry by ben-o

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Huhu, Lutz und ich sind mittlerweile in Emerald gelandet, also mitten drin in der Pamba! Kamen dort sonntags mittags an und haben heute morgen (Montag) um 05 Uhr (morgens) bereits angefangen zu arbeiten. War der naechste Glueckstreffer: Bekommen 19$ in ...

Overnight under the bridge, Emerald, Australia travel blog

Overnight under the bridge

A travel blog entry by nickimja

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We have moved on to Emerald after a lovely stay at the dam. Free camping under the bridge at the Botantical Gardens in Emerald. Lots of vans here and more roll in. Went up to town leaving the van behind hoping it wouldn't be taken. Met Colleen and Bob ...

Mining Town, Emerald, Australia travel blog

Mining Town

A travel blog entry by gazwilliams

Emerald was a Friday night stop over because we didn't fancy driving in the dark for the fears of crashing into some crazy Kangaroo with a death wish. It was a little mining town on the edge of the outback with a crazy bar. It was a huge community center ...

Emerald, Emerald, Australia travel blog

Emerald

A travel blog entry by queandsue

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After leaving Carnarvon Gorge we headed off to Emerald.  We stopped at Springsure along the way and called into the Old Rainworth Fort.  An elderly lady, Colleen MacLaughlin, who owns the property with her sister, was there to greet us and we ...

Big Bessie Fossicking Field, Sapphire, Rubyvale, Anakie, Emerald, Australia travel blog

Big Bessie Fossicking Field

A travel blog entry by jimandelle

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... new grandkids due. The Grandma especially has to be nearby for these events!!!everyone needs a supervisor!!!! Went and had a look around Emerald this arvo, looks a real nice town, could spend a lot of time in this area messing about, but this ...

Just to add a pin, Emerald, Australia travel blog

Just to add a pin

A travel blog entry by steve-adrienne

Just added this entry to get a pin onto the map ...

A Day in the Life of KandK, Emerald, Australia travel blog

A Day in the Life of KandK

A travel blog entry by kandkaway

... to go East or West as much as we like. For example, Carnarvon Gorge was 400km or so due West, then North a bit to Emerald and we will head East another 400km to Rockhampton. 3:30pm - Arrive at whatever destination we were heading too. Mostly a caravan ...

How this country changes..., Emerald, Australia travel blog

How this country changes...

A travel blog entry by dentons

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... Wow, how this great country changes so quickly - today cactus plants scattered in amongst the scrub, goats, electric train from Emerald to Rockhampton to Gladstone, a few crop stubbles, huge amount of roadworks, cows, cows & more cows, mountain ...

18 holes of golf...., Emerald, Australia travel blog

18 holes of golf....

A travel blog entry by dentons

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What amazing country west of Emerald on the Capricorn Highway. Lush green, irrigated cotton fields with rich black soil. Booked into Emerald Cabin & Caravan Village for another two nights & a cool change, back to 35. Stretch & I played 18 ...

Letzte Woche als Gaertnerin, Emerald, Australia travel blog

Letzte Woche als Gaertnerin

A travel blog entry by schabby

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... , und nach nem schnellen Duschen und Zusammengepacke haben wir uns mit Jan & Lisa (dt. Paearchen) in Stephans Auto aus Emerald davon gemacht und sind zurueck in die Zivilisation ;) War irgendwie toll und doof gleichzeitig. Toll, weil es endlich weiter ...

Emerald Area, Emerald, Australia travel blog

Emerald Area

A travel blog entry by danielsdomain

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We pulled into Emerald for an overnight stop, parked beside the river near the railway bridge, had been warned not to park under by other travellers, slept OK, no real problems with the trains Went for a walh around the circuit in the Botanic Gardens, ...

Emerald, Emerald, Australia travel blog

Emerald

A travel blog entry by georgeescape

... ; (written by Suzanne)                   Driving to Emerald        Fully packed and loaded into the car we hit the road by 8.30am. Back on ...

Leuchturm, Strand und Kängurus, Emerald Beach, Australia travel blog

Leuchturm, Strand und Kängurus

A travel blog entry by regidani

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... Ecken und wir stoppen bei Lennox Head und Yamba um die Landschaft zu geniessen. Unser Tagesziel ist der tolle Campingplatz an der Emerald Beach kurz vor Coffs Harbour. Gleich bei der Reception begrüsst uns das erste Känguru, es sollte nicht das einzige ...

"Wiz"ing through Emerald City in Oz!

A travel blog entry by dollyandace

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... and finally into Emerald - in the hope of meeting the Wonderful Wiz himself! It was a big day’s drive for us! Emerald is another not especially dog friendly town and Toto would have been most disappointed. They seem to be more interested in baiting ...

Days 222 & 223, Emerald, Australia travel blog

Days 222 & 223

A travel blog entry by bug2012

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Emerald is the hub of coal, sapphire and gem mining as well as cotton.  Emerald was once a major sunflower producer and is now home to the world's biggest Van Gogh 'Sunflower' painting on an easel standing at 25 metres high. Drove out to Fairbain ...

LAKE MARABOON, Emerald, Australia travel blog

LAKE MARABOON

A travel blog entry by madnomads

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LAKE MARABOON (EMERALD) - July 17th - 19th, 2009 Lake Maraboon is situated about 16km outside Emerald.  It was a beautiful spot right on the lake, which is a man-made lake, an overflow from a huge dam called Fairbairn Dam. There is a beautiful public ...

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