Travel Blogs from Fremantle, Australia

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Fremantle, Fremantle, Australia travel blog

Fremantle

A travel blog entry by kimandrob

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... in a welcome lack of dippy, stinking hippie traveller types. That was our first night in Basil, this time, back in Fremantle, we had to counsel ourselves with fish & chips in the famous Cicerello's. The rest of the night was spent tootling ...

Animals and Airplanes, Fremantle, Australia travel blog

Animals and Airplanes

A travel blog entry by foolsgold

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Just a short one from Vinny. Not all of us have throw ourselves into such a heavy employment load as my cohort. I've been taking it rather easier. A few gardening jobs here and there. One weeding for two old Aussie brothers, who started sucking down ...

Theodor Storm, Fremantle, Australia travel blog

Theodor Storm

A travel blog entry by foolsgold

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... point and in no time we were boarding the Theodor Storm, the aforementioned cargo ship on a journey from Europe to Singapore to Australia and back again. Our first pleasant surprise was the quality of the room - it was clean, for starters. We were ...

Fremantle, Fremantle, Australia travel blog

Fremantle

A travel blog entry by kimandrob

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... fridge and finally, unpacked. Pulled into our first campsite very proud at having completed the first leg of our trip to Broome. Australia, New Zealand and Fiji being my 'planning responsibility' I had planned as far as arriving in Perth and getting to ...

Christmas Spirit, Fremantle, Australia travel blog

Christmas Spirit

A travel blog entry by foolsgold

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  "Don't worry, you're not my type" "Smart?" "Single"     -- Casino Royale      It has admittedly been a bit of a long while since we were able to update our wonderful Travelpod site. This is mostly because we ...

Vinny's Vision, Fremantle, Australia travel blog

Vinny's Vision

A travel blog entry by foolsgold

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... smashed all round the park and falling on his face in the field. The big mans's antics all helped by his recent appearance on Australia's celebrity fat guy show. John Embury showed how to do it with the ball 3 wickets for 20 runs off his 4 overs and Adam ...

The Ashes, Fremantle, Australia travel blog

The Ashes

A travel blog entry by foolsgold

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... than chase it. A quick photo call later, and the game was on... Rosie O Grady Vs The Old Firestation Backpackers Fremantle, 18th December 2006 Attendance: 20,000 (rounded up to the nearest 20,000) Officials: Umpire: Mike Scorer: Alex Rosie O ...

Imitating Life...., Fremantle, Australia travel blog

Imitating Life....

A travel blog entry by foolsgold

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... been here two weeks, and therefore my observations are merely observations. I'd heard a bit about Aborigines before arriving in Australia... There were a couple of them in Crocodile Dundee II for starters. And Vinny knew a thing or two. I'd ...

Down Under, Fremantle, Australia travel blog

Down Under

A travel blog entry by samkirsop

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Zimbabwe is the only country in the World where I could walk into a casino and put 10,000,000 on red, and not care about the result. After all, 10m Zim dollars is just less than a pound. On our last day in Vic Falls I went white water rafting on the ...

Doing Porridge, Fremantle, Australia travel blog

Doing Porridge

A travel blog entry by wanderlustcat

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... the airport I arrived five hours later on the opposite side of this giant country, in Perth, Western Australia. I took a shuttle bus from the airport to Fremantle, a small suburb of Perth south of the Swan River, and my shuttle bus driver kindly gave me ...

Pete Moore, Fremantle, Australia travel blog

Pete Moore

A travel blog entry by foolsgold

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... In your face Pete Moore. Vinny and I have, six hours ago, achieved the slightly difficult and traversed the globe from Nottingham to Australia without flying. We feel warm inside. Warm and bubbly. So in your face Pete Moore. And, while we're at it, ...

Travelpod.... A Retrospective, Fremantle, Australia travel blog

Travelpod.... A Retrospective

A travel blog entry by foolsgold

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... . Devoid of jobs, homes and commitments, we are bums of an international scale. At the time of writing, we are currently in Australia, and have been on the road for nearly six months. Our Journey thus far has taken us through Holland, Denmark, Sweden, ...

Day 165, Fremantle, Australia travel blog

Day 165

A travel blog entry by poolman99

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... had beaten Barcelona 2-1 in the week and then gone on to spank Sheffield United 4-0! Roll on Man Utd at the weekend! Fremantle is a culture shock. It's lovely - don't get me wrong, but everyone is white, everyone speaks English and a white person ...

Freo, Fremantle, Australia travel blog

Freo

A travel blog entry by jag

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... I've worked in and around alcohol for the last 10 years and it still excites me to find those special spots. Fremantle's speciality is definatly is boutique styled beers, the ones that pop with flavour wether it be chocolatey/coffee flavoured dark beers ...

Working Men, Fremantle, Australia travel blog

Working Men

A travel blog entry by foolsgold

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... need to worry about the other stuff (you know, fillet steak, ballet tickets, singing lessons and pottery classes). Anyway, Australia is a wonderful place - and it is reassuring to see that if anything these guys have MORE barfights than in England... ...

Days 166 - 170, Fremantle, Australia travel blog

Days 166 - 170

A travel blog entry by poolman99

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... days have been about getting used to Australia. I've got a sim card and a new phone number, and I've also been talking with a job agency here. Fremantle is a place that many Australians are very fond of and I can see why. It's been a great place to ...

The World's A Stage, Fremantle, Australia travel blog

The World's A Stage

A travel blog entry by foolsgold

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"All the world's a stage, And all the men and women merely players. They have their exits and their entrances, And one man in his time plays many parts, His acts being seven ages." -- William Shakespeare, As You Like It "You are without a ...

Coldest day in four decades, Fremantle, Western Australia, Australia travel blog

Coldest day in four decades

A travel blog entry by jawad

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Late morning, walked to markets in the rain (rained all day) Small, not as good as Sydney, Melbourne or Adelaide Coldest day in region in forty years (for this time of year) Back to markets for bargains with one of the hostel staff, but prices ...

What We Did On Our Holidays, Fremantle, Australia travel blog

What We Did On Our Holidays

A travel blog entry by foolsgold

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... -- Die Hard (Greatest Christmas movie of all time) It has been a thoroughly entertaining week here in disgustingly sunny Australia. Despite my claims that without coldness and rain it just isn't Christmas, the team at the Backpackers put ...

Her Name Was Lola, Fremantle, Australia travel blog

Her Name Was Lola

A travel blog entry by foolsgold

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Yellow. That is the best way to describe our van/bus/house that will be taking us around the country on our way to Melbourne. Around the hostel it has become a thing of legend, reffered to as "The Bumper Yellow Fun Bus" by most, and "Lola" by us. ...

Christmas Message, Fremantle, Australia travel blog

Christmas Message

A travel blog entry by foolsgold

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"It's Christmas Eve. It's-it's the one night of the year when we all act a little nicer, we-we-we smile a little easier, we-w-w-we-we-we cheer a little more. For a couple of hours out of the whole year we are the people that we always hoped we would ...

Doing the Spiderman, Perth and Fremantle, Western Australia, Australia travel blog

Doing the Spiderman

A travel blog entry by scottwoz

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... morphine oozing through my veins. The ordeal was over. Never again. An hour later we were fast asleep like babies. Fremantle Following the trauma of the previous day we opted to explore world's most isolated city and its surroundings by train ...

More relaxing...., Fremantle, Australia travel blog

More relaxing....

A travel blog entry by emanddave

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... still makes me think how lucky we are to have a simple and effective system in the NHS (plug over). Eventually get back to Fremantle and chill on the Esplanade (park) in the sun are setting up for a festival this weekend which Jamie Culum is playing ...

Fish n Chips and the Cappuccino strip, Fremantle, Australia travel blog

Fish n Chips and the Cappuccino strip

A travel blog entry by mitz24

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... and then a police lock up until it became living quarters. I then looked to go back up towards the city by catching the Fremantle CAT in which I took a tour of both routes available and stopped of in King's Square to look at the Town Hall building and ...

Day 164, Fremantle, Australia travel blog

Day 164

A travel blog entry by poolman99

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... Russian guy) informed me that immigration would come in the morning now as it was too late for them now. That meant another night on board in Fremantle Port and I had trouble getting to sleep (my beer crate was empty) and I was so close to my ...

Farewell Down Under, Fremantle, Australia travel blog

Farewell Down Under

A travel blog entry by danblank

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... hat. It was the fact that I was wearing shorts. Not too bothered, I strolled back to the party, taking the scenic route back (Fremantle is the absolutely easiest city to get lost in). Thanks to the hat, I made plenty of new friends along the way and was ...

Day 28-35: Perth/Sydney, Perth / Fremantle / Cervantes / Sydney, Australia travel blog

Day 28-35: Perth/Sydney

A travel blog entry by pauldwade

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... of nice little cafes and restaurants with AMAZING cakes and stuff.....took all my will power to resist. Decided to go to the Fremantle Prison as Sarda and Darren had said it was worth a look. Turns out you can't just wander around the place yourself, ...

back to Freo, Fremantle, Australia travel blog

back to Freo

A travel blog entry by jay29

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Crickey!, Fremantle, Australia travel blog

Crickey!

A travel blog entry by jay29

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... .  Imagine if Crocodile Dundee had a scooter - that would have made his movies 10x better.  or not. The Fremantle Maritime Museum is rather new and impressive...built over-top an old submarine base that was one of the busiest, after ...

A day trip to Fremantle, Fremantle, Australia travel blog

A day trip to Fremantle

A travel blog entry by shonandgraham

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... surrounding areas. Today we caught the train to Fremantle. It takes 30 mins and is well worth a day trip there. We went round the Fremantle Prison which was in use until 1991 when they closed it, and shifted all the inmates to a new prison 20km away. Was ...

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