Travel Blogs from Portland, Australia

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Car Selling and Stud Farming, Portland, Blue Mountains, Australia travel blog

Car Selling and Stud Farming

A travel blog entry by wanderers

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... of the "Backpackers Car Market" in Sydney, followed by a great 10 days hard work (yes, we did say work!!) on a Stud Farm in Portland, near the Blue Mountains...... Thu 29th Jan - Get up at 9.30am and L receives a call from Les. Take the car to the car ...

Murray Bridge to Portland - Day 237, Portland, Australia travel blog

Murray Bridge to Portland - Day 237

A travel blog entry by christosp

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... Cape Buffon, Boozy Gully and Rainbow Beach to take a look at the sharp and rugid limestone cliffs. Parked up for the evening on the outskirts of Portland. I'm now back in Victoria after a couple more days of exploration of the state of South ...

Great Ocean Road, Portland, Australia travel blog

Great Ocean Road

A travel blog entry by brypi

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Vocational/Tour Day, Portland, Australia travel blog

Vocational/Tour Day

A travel blog entry by teamaussie6950

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... local chef at the Edwards Waterfront Restaurant. John spent his part of the day with Peter, and employee of the Portland Sustainability Group. And of course the one who seems to be having all the fun, Rachel spent her time with veterinarian ...

Detour, Portland, Australia travel blog

Detour

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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... want to be stupid tourists forming part of a headline. So we continued to head west along the coast. By the town of Portland, there were a few interesting sites to see around the peninsulas and bays.  We went to see a petrified forest, which ...

Bridgewater Bay, Cape Bridgewater, Australia travel blog

Bridgewater Bay

A travel blog entry by stillinger

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... along the Great Ocean Road.  The area is also know as the wind energy capital making the Portland Wind Project one of the largest wind farms in Australia.  The turbines look a bit freaky like something out of a science fiction movie, but will ...

Echidnas and strawberries, Portland, Australia travel blog

Echidnas and strawberries

A travel blog entry by coralee

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As we drove over the South Australia border and into Victoria we found an echidna stopped in the middle of the road. It was the first time I'd seen an echidna and so we stopped and I got out of the car to try and get it out of the road. Obviously this was ...

Great Ocean Road, Great Ocean Road, Australia travel blog

Great Ocean Road

A travel blog entry by cathyandjohn

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We left Melbourne on Wednesday morning and headed to Geelong where we would pick up the Great Ocean Road and head west towards Adelaide. The weather forecast was predicting gale force winds on the coast, but we decided to risk it anyway. Geelong is a ...

Hit the road, Jack, Great Ocean Road, Australia travel blog

Hit the road, Jack

A travel blog entry by lucypond

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So, up early Tues (29th) to collect our hire car. Quite amusing when we arrived at the rental place to find we had been 'upgraded' from a small manual to a much larger automatic. As you are all painfully aware, I can nae drive, so it was all up to Liz, ...

Road Trip, Great ocean road, Australia travel blog

Road Trip

A travel blog entry by kimdiver

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Jamie and Sally arrived from the UK and we hired a car to take a little road trip. Over three days we managed over 1000km and ticked off some of the sites, the Great Ocean Road with the 12 Apostles and the other Anglesea, sky walks through forests, ...

Portland, Portland, Australia travel blog

Portland

A travel blog entry by pfmartyn

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... gardens, the foundation wall - this is a wall where you can put a plaque up if your ancestor's first steps on land were in Portland. We watched ships being brought into port with the tug boats. We have also done a bit of research on our family history. It ...

Arrival in Portland, Portland, Australia travel blog

Arrival in Portland

A travel blog entry by teamaussie6950

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... we transfered from Cobden to Warrnambool where we ate lunch in the park and met our new host families, who then transferred us to Portland. Along the way we had the opportunity to stop at Port Fairy, which is a beautiful quiet fishing village. Later in ...

Day 4 Grampians to Portland, Portland, Australia travel blog

Day 4 Grampians to Portland

A travel blog entry by jm_littledevil

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... piece of rock/cliff that juts out. It so high you can see for miles. After all that walking i fell asleep on route to Portland back on the coast. Chris, the star kept going. I think he quite enjoyed the curvy roads though the hills though he had been ...

Sea, Surf and Sand, The Great Ocean Road, Australia travel blog

Sea, Surf and Sand

A travel blog entry by heathermills

... Road bus tour saw us waiting for our bus on Boxing Day on a cold Melbourne afternoon (well 20 degrees is cold for Australia in summer). Eventually after a couple of irate phone calls to the head office of Wayward Bus Tours our bus turned up two hours ...

There’s no place like home, Portland, Australia travel blog

There’s no place like home

A travel blog entry by nabob

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Finally arriving home after what seemed like an eternity, it wasn't long before the whirlwind began. Only being a week away from Xmas, there was a 30th birthday to be had, cousin Adelias birthday celebrations to attend, a shopping trip to Warrnambool, ...

Adelaide to Sydney - Day 3, Portland, Australia travel blog

Adelaide to Sydney - Day 3

A travel blog entry by davidn

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... a lake... A 'bottomless' one too as some people say (not me). After another 100km, I decided to stop and find a campsite. Portland had signs for campsites so I found a holiday park there. A very grumpy woman greeted me at reception but I didn't ...

Great Ocean Road Reversed II, Busy day sightseeing, Portland, Australia travel blog

Great Ocean Road Reversed II, Busy day sightseeing

A travel blog entry by henrik.caesar

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... . We both thought we were looking for this really old and beautiful building where you could stay for the night, but I forgot that here in Australia a hotel is another word for a bar so what we ended up next to, disappointed I have to say, was just an old ...

Yay! Victoria, Portland, Australia travel blog

Yay! Victoria

A travel blog entry by beckandbill

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Hello everyone, Beck and I had our last day in SA today and are now in Portland Victoria.  Yesterday we left Adelaide at 1.30pm. We kind of planned to leave a little earlier then that. It was very sad to say goodbye to everyone. We are going to ...

The Great Ocean Road and the Grampion Mountains., Portland, Australia travel blog

The Great Ocean Road and the Grampion Mountains.

A travel blog entry by mattmcgivern

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... and Matt made me stand near the edge for a picture!!!!! After 6 days we made our way back to Kaths for our last few days in Australia. This has been one of our favourite trips so far and we had so much fun- enjoy looking at the pictures! Hayley and ...

Great Ocean Road, Great Ocean Road, Australia travel blog

Great Ocean Road

A travel blog entry by maireadandconor

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... ." Eventually we got round to doing another "tourist thing" and headed to the Great Ocean Road for the weekend. This is one of Australia's must do things. It is home of the 12 Apostles, of which only 8 or 9 still stand. Judas and doubting Thomas ...

London Bridge has fallen down, Narrawong, Australia travel blog

London Bridge has fallen down

A travel blog entry by lynnandhev

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On Saturday we continued along the Great Ocean Road stopping to see the famous 12 Apostles (although there are no longer 12 as a few have fallen down and some you can't see from the viewing platform!) We also saw The Arch, The Grotto and London Bridge, ...

Portland Adventures, Portland, Australia travel blog

Portland Adventures

A travel blog entry by teamaussie6950

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... There, we were also able to hear the sound of the wind turbines. Later in the evening we attended the combined meeting of Portland and Portland Bay Rotary Clubs. We gave our presentation and exchanged our banners with each club.   ...

twelve apostles, Twelve apostles, Australia travel blog

twelve apostles

A travel blog entry by vincent

Portland, Portland, Australia travel blog

Portland

A travel blog entry by jeznkez

... stereo, and absence of Molly's spine jarringly stiff steering and shit seats, and no A/C. Massive calorie intake pit stop at a cheese factory. Made it as far as Portland by 6pm and hunkered down in a motel with Boags Draught and Last Tango in ...

Australia Week 5, Great Ocean Road, Australia travel blog

Australia Week 5

A travel blog entry by tom_sarah

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... cultural feel to it - street performers and nice markets.  We then went to Fitzroy Gardens and saw the oldest house in Australia.  It's the oldest house as it was Captain Cook's parents' cottage and was shipped over from England for tourists to ...

Weekend at the Great Ocean Road, Great Ocean Road, Australia travel blog

Weekend at the Great Ocean Road

A travel blog entry by birkborkasson

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... and then very slowly trotting on. We also caught up with our old colleague Ricardo from Germany, who went on a 5 months trip to Australia at that time together with his wife Andrea. Was a nice get together and we stayed together at the camp ground of ...

Portland and Cape Bridgewater, Portland, Australia travel blog

Portland and Cape Bridgewater

A travel blog entry by aguas

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... floresta, mas parece), e os "blowholes", buracos na rocha onde as ondas projectam água bastante alto. Quando deixámos Portland pensávamos que ainda conseguriamos chegar a Warrnambool (onde começa a GOR) antes de anoitecer, mas como entretanto se ...

Great Ocean Road Day 3, Bridgewater Cape, Australia travel blog

Great Ocean Road Day 3

A travel blog entry by doodlebugs

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... birds, like falcons that were very pretty. They were white underneath and a peach color on top. On the way back we saw a small kangaroo. That night we did some fishing and Kim caught a tiny little fish that we threw back. Our first catch in ...

12 Apostel, Great Ocean Road, Portland, Australia travel blog

12 Apostel, Great Ocean Road

A travel blog entry by petra_karlaut

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Great Ocean Road Insgesamt sind wir zweieinhalb Tage entlang der Suedkueste von Australien zwischen Torquay und Portland unterwegs. Die Great Ocean Road, wie diese Strecke auch genannt wird, ist einzigartig. Wir sehen weite Sandstraende, riesige Wellen ...

Endspurt..., Portland, Australien travel blog

Endspurt...

A travel blog entry by ninadobler

Portland, das ist das Ziel! Sind dann gleich nach unsrer Wander-Tour wieder runter an die Küste gefahren, weil sich das eine aus unsrer Gruppe gewünscht hat und die an dem Tag Geburtstag hatte. Haben dann am Hafen Abendessen gemacht, noch ...

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