Travel Blogs from Geelong, Australia

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Australia - Geelong, Geelong, Australia travel blog

Australia - Geelong

A travel blog entry by gonetilwhenever

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... dismay. It was good fun though and gave us some much needed exercise (PIC). When we had finally gathered all the photographs we drove to the Geelong Big4 campsite and checked in for the night - we were sure we would sleep well after our long ...

Pre-Trip - 13 days to go., Geelong, Australia travel blog

Pre-Trip - 13 days to go.

A travel blog entry by flav_aus14

Well, its not long to go now. Only 13 days until we board our flight to Heathrow. Very exciting. It doesn't seem that long ago when Mum and Dad told us we were going. At the time I told myself not to get excited because it is still a few months away, ...

The Greatest Ocean Road, Geelong, Australia travel blog

The Greatest Ocean Road

A travel blog entry by scottnhan

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Wow today has been amazing! We have been down the great ocean road and seen so much! We had a very early 5.30 start this morning ready to be picked up at 6.45, we were the first pick up so we got first dabs on the seats! We eventually left the CBD at ...

Final leg of our Journey, Geelong, Australia travel blog

Final leg of our Journey

A travel blog entry by waynenwendy

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... old boy discovered an opal field. The evidence of opal mining is everywhere.  From the Northern Territory back into South Australia, we stopped at Pt. Augusta for supplies then drove through wonderful wine country - Barossa Valley, Gawler, Tanunda, ...

Adelaide to Sydney - Day 4 (The Great Ocean Road), Geelong, Australia travel blog

Adelaide to Sydney - Day 4 (The Great Ocean Road)

A travel blog entry by davidn

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... the photo that I wanted, in a fraction of the time :) Anyway, a few hours, a few beaches and 200km later, I arrived in Geelong. I had planned to stay in Torquay (yes there's one in oz too!) but shorty after arriving there I seemed to have left. This ...

Can we have our Boomerang back please?, Geelong, Australia travel blog

Can we have our Boomerang back please?

A travel blog entry by ramblingharveys

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... big "No No". New Zealand Cadbury's is nice - plenty of Caramel's eaten there (or Caramello as they call it). But now in Australia Paul thinks the Cadbury's has turned bad again! We think it's the ingredient they add to stop it melting quickly in the heat, ...

It's time to pack, Geelong, Australia travel blog

It's time to pack

A travel blog entry by samplum

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Now for the big job of packing the backpack. Saskia, I'm not sure if you'll ...

The Eighth Wonder of the World, Geelong, Australia travel blog

The Eighth Wonder of the World

A travel blog entry by ramblingharveys

... via Barwen heads, which is the less direct but more scenic and an accident was causing problems on the usual route. Coming into Geelong we spotted the large Aussie Rules Football stadium. We had been told to go and watch a match whilst out here, ...

Day 7 Apollo Bay to Geelong, Geelong, Australia travel blog

Day 7 Apollo Bay to Geelong

A travel blog entry by jm_littledevil

... onto Torquay and visited the surf museum which was good. Torquay was full of surf shops and apparently all the big names like Rip Curl and Billabong all started here. Our last stop of the day was Geelong where we set up tent for the last time, woo ...

Pearses to Perth, Geelong, Australia travel blog

Pearses to Perth

A travel blog entry by alan.kidd.522

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Sunday 10th March 2013 Sue and Terry left early this morning to return to Mandurah, one hours drive south of Perth to prepare for the onslaught of the Kidd's visit in a few days time, Pete drove them to the airport accompanied by Winks. The route back to ...

Back in Geelong, Geelong, Australia travel blog

Back in Geelong

A travel blog entry by martelln

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I'm back in Geelong now for the week.  I'm starting an exotic wildlife disease course for the next 3 days then Thursday I will be infecting chickens with a mystery disease for a study.  Last week at ...

A Day in Leopold, Geelong, Australia travel blog

A Day in Leopold

A travel blog entry by alan.kidd.522

Thursday 7th March 2013   Sue & Terry went to Melbourne for the the latter half of the day and we had a quiet day at  Pete and Moyra's.  The Nicks came over and wrote 'thank you' letters and Al did some catch-up on the blog!  ...

Our Vacation - Geelong, Geelong, Australia travel blog

Our Vacation - Geelong

A travel blog entry by aussie_trip

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This was our first stop on our Great Ocean Rd. tour, Geelong. This was a really neat little town, gorgeous beaches. It was a public holiday (which we realized after we had paid for parking and didn't need to!) so everyone was out with their families ...

Map pin for Geelong coming back, Geelong, Australia travel blog

Map pin for Geelong coming back

A travel blog entry by jessntj

Map pin for Geelong on the way back towards ...

Great ocean road, Geelong, Australia travel blog

Great ocean road

A travel blog entry by iwanttotravel

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5am in the morning I was up and after a severely heavy breakfast of 2slices of bread, chicken breast and mashed potatoes, I was off to start on the great ocean road and a lot of eating for the day. Just to put it forward, I ate chicken breast, ...

The Great Ocean Road, Geelong, Australia travel blog

The Great Ocean Road

A travel blog entry by kathrynandnick

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... lighthouse. The lighthouse and surrounding buildings also housed the telegraph station for the cable running between Tasmania and Australia. The telegraph cable only lasted a couple of years before in-diagnosable mechanical failure.   In Apollo ...

Wedding Breakfast and Walkies, Geelong, Australia travel blog

Wedding Breakfast and Walkies

A travel blog entry by alan.kidd.522

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Sunday 3nd March 2013 ! We joined the wedding party for breakfast on the lawn of the Mantra Hotel? The beach at Lorne, where the Nicks had their first dance the night before, looked simply beautiful in the morning light. We could both see and hear ...

Geee......long!, Geelong, Australia travel blog

Geee......long!

A travel blog entry by jo21

... could see the high rise hell-hole that is the Gold Coast out of my seat window. It was then onto baggage claim and a short trip into Australia's only sub-tropical city ahead of exploration plans in the morning. It was 1am people! I needed my ...

From Melbourne to Leopold, Geelong, Australia travel blog

From Melbourne to Leopold

A travel blog entry by alan.kidd.522

... around Melbourne and drove out to Pete and Moira's house at on the Bellarine Peninsular/Leopold  having driven through Geelong.   Lovely to experience their warm welcome and generous hospitality and have a really good night's sleep! No ladder ...

In Melbourne and Geelong, Geelong, Australia travel blog

In Melbourne and Geelong

A travel blog entry by waynenwendy

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... clean and modern with big screen TV's and a fun atmosphere. I still can't believe how popular the premixed drinks are in Australia. Yesterday we got a lot of our business stuff out of the way - opened bank accounts, went to the Taxation Office to ...

Savannah Walkabout, Geelong, Australia travel blog

Savannah Walkabout

A travel blog entry by spsadventures

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I got up early and ran.  I probably didn't do more than 2 miles, but since I hadn't run in at least a week, even that is ok. Then, we went for our tour.  The tour guide was very nice and very knowledgeable.  He is apparently some sort of ...

hot, hot, hot !, Bellarine Beach, Geelong, Australia travel blog

hot, hot, hot !

A travel blog entry by global2809

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... , already about 23 degrees at 9am. After trialing bikinis and shorts and overdo-ing the suncream we set off for Bellerine beach in Geelong - 'pasty legs agogo' as Emma said. Turns out it was 'school trip day' so the beach was totally over run with small ...

Our first stop, Geelong, Australia travel blog

Our first stop

A travel blog entry by rbartorillo

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Nice port town, harbour filled with boats and wooden people. Quick stop ...

Great Ocean Road... Part 3, Geelong, Australia travel blog

Great Ocean Road... Part 3

A travel blog entry by sjw_uk

... seas and golden sands, what more could you ask for apart for a few days longer? I don't have the answer!   We arrived at Geelong as few hours after leaving Wye River, we didn't do much here, we just chilled out a looked over all the pictures we ...

Boogie-ing Down, Geelong, Australia travel blog

Boogie-ing Down

A travel blog entry by hadsrobinson

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... and then they took me to the train station and I was on my way! Back on (the) track, so to speak. I arrived to Geelong station yesterday evening and was greeted by Kevin Flanagan! We walked back to their place. Holly, Kevin and I had a nice meal ...

Life on the Great Ocean Road, Geelong, Australia travel blog

Life on the Great Ocean Road

A travel blog entry by serenelisabeth

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After a few days in the city I decided to join up for an organised tour of the Great Ocean road. This involves quite a lot of driving and knowing where the best spots are so it was good to go with a group and guide. Unfortunately the weather was patchy ...

The long and winding road, Geelong, Australia travel blog

The long and winding road

A travel blog entry by cookieluc

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Highs and lows from the Great Ocean Road. Highlight The prospect of all the surf outlet shops in Torquay! Lowlight Not being able to find them! Highlight Blue sea with matching Sky, white sand and the sandstone cliffs on the GOR - Amazing Highlight ...

Family day in Leopold, Geelong, Australia travel blog

Family day in Leopold

A travel blog entry by alan.kidd.522

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... to try to cool down.   Julie arrived mid morning with the two children and Bailey their sheep dog. We were due to go to Geelong to give Ella the chance of a ride on the big wheel before it is taken down but were having too much fun in the spa pool ...

While dana strolls the town capturing some ..., Geelong, Australia travel blog

While dana strolls the town capturing some ...

A travel blog entry by howieb

While Dana strolls the town capturing some of the very charming architecture here I have a bit more time to get us all caught up. Back to Melbourne. Melbourne, like Sydney and Brisbane, has a startling architectural mix of grand old British Victorian ...

Campervanning the Great Ocean Road, Geelong, Australia travel blog

Campervanning the Great Ocean Road

A travel blog entry by allmans

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... beeps when you are reversing, that's how long it is!! We drove to the supermarket to get a few supplies then Neil drove to Geelong. We found a campsite, parked up and I made us lunch. Then we walked to 2.5km from the campsite, over a river into Geelong. ...

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