Travel Blogs from Newcastle, Australia

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Wine, Cheese and Indulgence, Newcastle, Australia travel blog

Wine, Cheese and Indulgence

A travel blog entry by martinandkate

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... I think that is mainly through regeneration and has a long sandy and rocky coastline heading southwards. For those interested, Newcastle has in the past exported sand to Hawaii and it has more Artists per capita than anywhere else in Australia. ...

A Portrait of Travelling Companions, Cardiff, Australia travel blog

A Portrait of Travelling Companions

A travel blog entry by wanderlustcat

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Donny O'Brien is draped on his stomach over an ottoman, absently twirling a small Australian flag while he stares at the television. John Law stands behind him, dangling a Cosmopolitan magazine from one hand. Donny is Irish, lanky and blond, with a habit ...

A quick trip down the coast, Rockhampton and Hervey Bay - QLD, Newcastle - NSW, Australia travel blog

A quick trip down the coast

A travel blog entry by tjmartin

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... working in a hospital in Newcastle. (Our destination for the next day). It was interesting to hear about his experiences in Australia, although I cannot really remember them as I write this about 8 weeks later. While we in Hervey Bay, we managed to ...

Howay!, Newcastle, Australia travel blog

Howay!

A travel blog entry by amy_michael

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... the north of England, the one in New South Wales! Less Jimmy-five-bellies, more surfer dude/dudette (actually, we learned recently Australia is the highest ranking country in the Olympics per capita - all those fit outdoor types and all). People here are ...

Australia - Newcastle, Newcastle, Australia travel blog

Australia - Newcastle

A travel blog entry by gonetilwhenever

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... us for all of the days travel, the ferry to Stockton and the bus to the station the following morning when we left Newcastle - Bargain! After popping into the Tourist Information Centre and a few shops (which again closed early - 4pm on a Saturday!), ...

Cleaning Up the Beaches, Cardiff, Australia travel blog

Cleaning Up the Beaches

A travel blog entry by wanderlustcat

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... but not life-sized, plastic replica of Ayers Rock. Why bother? Why not go to-gasp-the actual Ayers Rock? I don't understand. In Newcastle we are in another CVA house, basically a replica of the one in Port Macquarie, in a small suburb called Cardiff. ...

Sleepless in Seat11E, Newcastle, Australia travel blog

Sleepless in Seat11E

A travel blog entry by martinandkate

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... bit as you can tell. As light approached I was heavily shattered, felt broken and needed to sleep. Sadly 2 hours after arriving in Newcastle we would be going on a day tour. Note:I feel a bit like a fraud regarding the title as neither of us ...

Pacific Highway, Terrigal, Newcastle and Port Macquarie, Australia travel blog

Pacific Highway

A travel blog entry by jag

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... Nobbys beach right on the point and had a wander around before returning to the car and heading to the more sheltered Newcastle Beach. We checked out the Ocean Baths on Shortland Esplenade and clambered along the rocks to check out the surfers riding the ...

Cheerio, Sydney-siders, g'day Novacastrians, Newcastle, Australia travel blog

Cheerio, Sydney-siders, g'day Novacastrians

A travel blog entry by jambo

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... is making an effort to lose those sorts of negative adjectives, which aren't really all that attractive to tourists. Despite being Australia's seventh largest city, it is extremely quiet, even for a Sunday night, except for one waterfront bar that has a ...

Day 316-322: Coffs Harbour to Sydney, Coffs Harbour > Newcastle > Sydney, Australia travel blog

Day 316-322: Coffs Harbour to Sydney

A travel blog entry by pauldwade

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... around the city for the rest of the day, much much smaller than I thought it was gonna be considering it's supposed to be Australia's 6th largest city. Main shopping street was tiny and dead, walked up to the Obelisk which is on the hill and looks out to ...

Snoring and pouring, Newcastle, Australia travel blog

Snoring and pouring

A travel blog entry by jambo

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Until about 2am today, all our impressions of Newcastle had been positive. That's when Jane and I are both woken up by what sounds like a chainsaw being cranked up in our room. It is, in fact, our dorm-mate, a vaguely creepy, older guy, snoring with ...

Time to move on from sydney and start our ..., Newcastle and Port Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia travel blog

Time to move on from sydney and start our ...

A travel blog entry by phil_and_lisa

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... the East Coast. The coach left at 8.00am which meant an early start which we are not used to. After about a 3 hour journey we reached Newcastle and thank goodness there was not a Geordie to be seen! We stayed at another YHA ($58 for a double room - 20 ...

Wandering Down to Melbourne, Newcastle, Australia travel blog

Wandering Down to Melbourne

A travel blog entry by hildreth75

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... was turquoise and the sand was white.  We stopped there to make some breakfast and enjoy the random beaches of Australia!        This beach even had blow holes that were just weak enough for us to stand over and get ...

Map pin for Newcastle, Newcastle, Australia travel blog

Map pin for Newcastle

A travel blog entry by jessntj

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On the road again . . ., Stockton, Australia travel blog

On the road again . . .

A travel blog entry by vickiandpaul

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... for a walk, watching the many surfers and runners/walkers enjoying this popular spot. Paul was thrilled to find a childhood memory, the Newcastle Baths, still up and running. He amazingly said that it had been 57 years since he had last seen it! WOW!!! ...

Newcastle, Newcastle, Australia travel blog

Newcastle

A travel blog entry by hayleyford

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... to a vinyard so that I could try some of their wine and try the Hunter Valley chocolate in the choloate shops. I really liked Newcastle. The beaches are beautiful and the Hunter Valley region with its vineyards was alsoa massive bonus. The town is easily ...

Sharing is Caring, Newcastle, Australia travel blog

Sharing is Caring

A travel blog entry by french_rhubarb

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Okay.  Tonight is my last night in my own bed for 6 months. Now that is a scary thought... It has been brought to my attention that one must be signed in on this site in order to leave a comment on this blog.  That's a shame, as I hardly ...

From the small to the Big island!, Newcastle West, Australia travel blog

From the small to the Big island!

A travel blog entry by col-jean

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... , the car hire company brought the car to us the following morning. We had a good run up to New Lambton Heights, near Newcastle, to our nephew's lovely, very large home and have received a royal welcome here.  They are great hosts and have taken us ...

And we are off!, Newcastle, Australia travel blog

And we are off!

A travel blog entry by kazjohn

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After a minor hiccup (one broken wiper and one awesome mechanic) we left Newcastle at about 2.30pm.  The kombi is set and ready to go and im sitting next to John and writing my first entry.  First stop is Wollongong and while we will probably ...

Newcastle, Newcastle, Australia travel blog

Newcastle

A travel blog entry by vincent

'Cause we're young and wild and free!!, Newcastle, Australia travel blog

'Cause we're young and wild and free!!

A travel blog entry by 3xanne

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... 80 jaar (!) Later op de dag hebben we nog wel kunnen zwemmen onder toeziend oog van een strandwacht. Vrijdag gingen we richting Newcastle. Het stadje bleek niet veel te bieden op een mooi strand na. Na deze dagen hadden we Stockton wel gezien en besloten ...

Our best lunch, Newcastle, Australia travel blog

Our best lunch

A travel blog entry by camnic

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... enjoying the sun, relaxing by the river.   Out for our pub meal  (unless Peter reels in another catch!)   Heading further south  to Newcastle.  Another big day in the car! It was dinner at the pub - they did catch some bream, but not worth the ...

New Friends in Newie, Newcastle, Australia travel blog

New Friends in Newie

A travel blog entry by brookaba

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... water, I loved having Claire's company - she is truly a kindred spirit. In the end I didn't get to see much of Newcastle, but I had a surprisingly great time just hanging out with these new friends. I really regret not booking my bus ride for ...

On the road again.. jak mowi stara piesn...chyba, Newcastle Waters, Australia travel blog

On the road again.. jak mowi stara piesn...chyba

A travel blog entry by skleroz75

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Wrocmy do tematu pustynii… Jako, ze jedziemy dzisiaj 400km a dookola piach warto troche na ten temat podywagowac. Rano obserwujemy zawsze stada krazacych woklo drogi jastrzebi, sa to piekne , majestatyczne ptaki. Potem juz okolo poludnia znikaja z ...

A wave of a day...., Newcastle, Australia travel blog

A wave of a day....

A travel blog entry by stillinger

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We stayed in a crummy hostel last night in Newcastle, but were so tired from the lighthouse hunting and trekking we really didn't care.  But now we are rested and refreshed with blue skies all around.  We start the morning off with a visit to ...

A week-end in the Bush Camp AVEC ISA !!!, The Rock on Pacific Highway (after Newcastle), Australia travel blog

A week-end in the Bush Camp AVEC ISA !!!

A travel blog entry by froggies

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back to normal life after spending two days and a half with Isabelle my friend from France who is working in a BUsh Camp five hours by bus from Sydney. To give you a better idea of what it was exactly, you have to imagine a summer camp for kids but in ...

All shiny and new..., Newcastle, Australia travel blog

All shiny and new...

A travel blog entry by crystaldance

Well, after a twelve hour drive from Melbourne to Newcastle, and a week spent in the sunny NSW city - it's not long now until i head off... I've laid everything out on my bed, tried to measure it up against the travel sack and i'm crossing my fingers ...

Katoomba - Newcastle, Newcastle, Australia travel blog

Katoomba - Newcastle

A travel blog entry by dandewey1974

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... plagued by the seagulls, especially when they made the mistake of feeding them. We stopped here for about a hour, knowing that Newcastle was only about 100 kilometres up the road. Newcastle was founded in 1804 and is New South Wales' second largest ...

DEPART EAST MAITLAND FOR DUNEDOO, Newcastle, Australia travel blog

DEPART EAST MAITLAND FOR DUNEDOO

A travel blog entry by p18130

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We left East Maitland on Wednesday 26 July 2006 for our journey around Australia.  We were excited, apprehensive and ready to hit the road after staying at Raquel's parents house for the last 4-5 weeks.  Ashlee, Leanne, Jaimee and Beau were ...

Sydney Aquarium/On the road to Newcastle, Newcastle, Australia travel blog

Sydney Aquarium/On the road to Newcastle

A travel blog entry by timandmary

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... . They were in Sydney visiting their son. That's one thing that surprised us was the amount of Canadians and Quebecers in Australia. Maybe it's because the Commonwealth games are on in Melbourne. Afterwards, we went back to the hostel and got our ...

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