Travel Blogs from Labrador, Australia

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Half way refuge....., Labrador, Australia travel blog

Half way refuge.....

A travel blog entry by cotysmore

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We're now loosely half way (not quite!) into the Australia leg of my trip and have arrived at our planned mid-trip refuge where we plan to spend a week doing laundry, drying out tents, showering regularly and sleeping in proper beds. We have booked into ...

Family Ties, Labrador, Australia travel blog

Family Ties

A travel blog entry by annandrewabroad

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So the unlikely desitnation of Labrador was next on our list. Unlikely for most that is, but a large number of the Pearce clan live in this area, many who I have not seen for years and years, even more I have never had the pleasure at all, but thanks to ...

Family Matters, Labrador, Australia travel blog

Family Matters

A travel blog entry by annandrewabroad

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... feel very welcome that afternoon and were sorry that we could not stay any longer than we did. We both vowed to return to Australia sooner rather than later, and reunions with the family I ahd met over the last two days would definitely be in our plans. ...

First Blog Entry, Labrador, Australia travel blog

First Blog Entry

A travel blog entry by roadtrip_usa

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Cliff: It is a cold and rainy day as I type this, a great day to focus on the trip that is only about 18 days from kicking off. Glen will be pleasantly surprised to see that I have actually got online and entered something. I got the latest JJJ Hottest ...

Road trip to Gold Coast, Labrador, Australia travel blog

Road trip to Gold Coast

A travel blog entry by trishigirl

2 week holiday in QLD with girlfriends Caught the overnight train from Melbourne up to the Gold Coast via a stop-over Sydney for 8 hours.  In Sydney we did a Harbour Cruise and did some shopping.  Stopped at a dusty town in the middle ...

Gold Coast Compound. (BMX freestyle park), Arundel, Australia travel blog

Gold Coast Compound. (BMX freestyle park)

A travel blog entry by tomanddanozadve

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The park we are in is great. Only issue is the noise of traffic on the front road. Overall the services here are excellent. We got up at 7:30 and got ready. Headed off to GC compound for the day. Dan received help from the ramp builder here. He gave ...

Yuleba to South Port, Caravan Park, QLD, Labrador, Australia travel blog

Yuleba to South Port, Caravan Park, QLD

A travel blog entry by tomanddanozadve

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Up at the crack of dawn. Sun just starting to rise and we are on the road to the Gold Coast. Passing through, Miles, Chinchilla, Dalby and into Toowoomba where we stopped and grabbed a new phone cable for Dans phone. It's only about an hour to the Gold ...

The real trip starts now, Labrador, Australia travel blog

The real trip starts now

A travel blog entry by stephenviv

Up at 6am, stripped the bed, washed the sheets and had a shower, then everything that had been washed into the dryer and coffee.  Talked with our coffee and then re-made the bed that Lance helped with, he said to make sure I did it right  ...

USA HERE WE COME !!!!!, Woody Point, Australia travel blog

USA HERE WE COME !!!!!

A travel blog entry by peter-linda

Picked up at home by our lovely friends Angela & Carol for the Limo service to the airport. Well the girls opened the door to the car and we were welcomed with 2 glasses of wine set up for our trip to commence our journey in style. As Peter was ...

Almost here., Labrador, Australia travel blog

Almost here.

A travel blog entry by travelerjess

It is almost time for my Melbourne trip! At 6:50 on Monday morning I will be on a plane, leaving Gold Coast airport to go to Melbourne for 5 days. So far, I have check that I have everything I need and have finalised my airport transfer when I get to ...

Arrived at Noreen and Lance's, Labrador, Australia travel blog

Arrived at Noreen and Lance's

A travel blog entry by stephenviv

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4:30pm and 625.9km traveled, we finally arrived at Noreen's greeted by a huge smile from Daniel, Nephew.  We put the camper into the enclosed front yard at house and as we were backing it up Daniel noticed that the shockies were hanging, the shock ...

Looking for parts, Labrador, Australia travel blog

Looking for parts

A travel blog entry by stephenviv

Both Noreen and Lance had to work today so we set of looking for somewhere we could get new shocky mounts for the camper, no luck, everything was closed but we did have a good drive around and and got familiar with the area.  So many people and ...

Day 1, Labrador, Australia travel blog

Day 1

A travel blog entry by derektanht

Off to the Gold Coast. Have been looking forward to the trip. It was about 5 months in the making with Dennis', Simon's, Kevin's, Paul's family and David. There were 19 of us in all. Came into Gold Coast via Scoot. Purchased the business class ticket as ...

Day 2, Labrador, Australia travel blog

Day 2

A travel blog entry by derektanht

5am Didn't get much rest again last night. Went to bed around 10.30 but only slept about 12.30 and was up by 2.45am. This has got to be the earliest tour I've ever taken. We've been told that conditions to launch the hot air balloon is most ideal during ...

Back in Labrador, Labrador, Costa Rica travel blog

Back in Labrador

A travel blog entry by kfishman

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An Adventuresome Day, Labrador, Australia travel blog

An Adventuresome Day

A travel blog entry by rpdizy

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Today is my birthday.  So I got to decide what we would do today (no, not mini-golf ..  sorry Max).   I decided on the Tree Top Challenge and then a visit to Natural Bridge in Springbrook National Park.  We checked the weather at ...

Sharks and Segways...., Labrador, Australia travel blog

Sharks and Segways....

A travel blog entry by rpdizy

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Jo Ann had another surprise for me today (remember, it is 'Ron's Birthday Week').  All I had been told the night before was I had to drive to a place called UnderWater Sea Life in Mooloolaba (LOVE that word)  --  about an hour north of ...

Home at last, Labrador Australia, Australia travel blog

Home at last

A travel blog entry by clangrantau

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Well I left Vancouver on Saturday night at mid-night and arrived Monday at 8:20am in Sydney then had to wait until 11am for the connecting flight.The flight wasbn't bad. AIRCANADA were alright I had no complaints about there service the food was ok ...

Day 3  -  Dolphins and Jet Ski's, Labrador, Australia travel blog

Day 3 - Dolphins and Jet Ski's

A travel blog entry by rpdizy

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We seem to have settled into a bit of a routine here.  In bed shortly after 9pm (which is totally weird for me), and up before 6am (515am if you are Max).  There is a very pleasant part of the day before 7am, before the sun gets too high, ...

Christmas .. on the beach!, Labrador, Australia travel blog

Christmas .. on the beach!

A travel blog entry by rpdizy

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... Beach Market.  But, we really hadn't just gone to the beach.  The real beach.  Fortunately, apparently everyone else in Australia feels the same way on Christmas Day.  So, they all go to the beach too.   Up at 530am, stockings ...

the way it should be...., Labrador, Australia travel blog

the way it should be....

A travel blog entry by rmlkent

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Today was a beautiful example of life on the Gold Coast. We went out for breakfast, on a friend's suggestion, to 3sixty in Labrador, just north of Southport, not very far at all. Strangely in 7 months we had not been down this way at all. Restaurant was ...

Future travel update!, Labrador, Australia travel blog

Future travel update!

A travel blog entry by travelerjess

Over the past couple of weeks I have some pretty interesting news. I will be finishing my traineeship next week! With means I can go on my second holiday sooner than expected. I know that I have a holiday in June coming up but because I received this ...

The Curse of the Natural Bridge, Labrador, Australia travel blog

The Curse of the Natural Bridge

A travel blog entry by rpdizy

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... in the nearby Broadwater Parklands.   While they do many things well, I have not yet been able to get a really good martini in Australia. I ordered one on my birthday,  while waiting for our dinner at the Four Winds --  but they didn't have ...

All you need is shade and a breeze ..., Labrador, Australia travel blog

All you need is shade and a breeze ...

A travel blog entry by rpdizy

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... , top speed in our 20hp rig.  Max drove most of the way, and we successfully negotiated the shallow waters.  Australia uses a red and green buoy marker system much like we are familiar with in Ontario -- except that the colors denote the exact ...

Future holidays, Labrador, Australia travel blog

Future holidays

A travel blog entry by travelerjess

... lengthy. The first lot of travel I am planning is going to happen after I finish my traineeship. I plan to go to Perth, Australia first for a month, from there I will go on to Melbourne, Australia for at least two weeks. The final destination is ...

Up coming journey., Labrador, Australia travel blog

Up coming journey.

A travel blog entry by travelerjess

... I'm there, so I will be able to spend time the my cousins. Then on the 21 October I will be jet setting to Melbourne, Australia again! I loved Melbourne so much he first time, that I have decided to go again and for a couple day longer than last time is ...

Day 1 - Gotta see a kangaroo!, Labrador, Australia travel blog

Day 1 - Gotta see a kangaroo!

A travel blog entry by rpdizy

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When you fall asleep at 8pm, it doesn't seem so early to wake up at 430am  --  especially when it is light out!   This was actually super pleasant  -  at around 5am the sun is just up, and the air is still (by Gold Coast ...

Meandering to the Metropolis of Melbourne..., Sandringham, Australia travel blog

Meandering to the Metropolis of Melbourne...

A travel blog entry by dinanna

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Sunday October 20th There are bush fires burning fiercely in NSW at present and the smoke haze has travelled south to where we are in Victoria. Thirty degrees is forecast today and it looks like it will be a bottler. We are headed south along the Great ...

Let's get this show on the road., Labrador, Australia travel blog

Let's get this show on the road.

A travel blog entry by keithandgail

Let's get this show on the road.  So far so good.  Lunch in Warwick;  Goondiwindi for ...

So  ..  Australia is far!!!, Labrador, Australia travel blog

So .. Australia is far!!!

A travel blog entry by rpdizy

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... agent in Toronto asked for our Australian visas.  It had never even occurred to me that we would need a visa for Australia.  Fortunately, this was a problem solved by simply applying for and receiving our visas online (in fact the agent just did ...

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