Travel Blogs from Town of 1770, Australia

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Catching our breath, Town of 1770/Agnes Water, Australia travel blog

Catching our breath

A travel blog entry by bootsmade4wlkin

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... shopping center, and Cool Bananas, our hostel. Right next door, and really the reason for going to Agnes Water is The Town of 1770, named this because that's when Capt Cook landed there while exploring Australia. Now, 1770 is a very laidback place with ...

Things that go bump in the night, Town of 1770 / Agnes Water, Australia travel blog

Things that go bump in the night

A travel blog entry by hodge

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... The afternoon we chilled on the beech, sampled a bit of body boarding and beech footy. Drinks later with the dutch duo and avoidance of more nasties, including Cane toads and large black beetles, one attached itself to Alexas tong, screaming ...

Town of 1770, Town of 1770, Australia travel blog

Town of 1770

A travel blog entry by shane-paula

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The Beach Shack, Town of 1770, Queensland, Town of 1770, Australia travel blog

The Beach Shack, Town of 1770, Queensland

A travel blog entry by beardsleyfamily

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A Sandy Christmas, Town of 1770, Australia travel blog

A Sandy Christmas

A travel blog entry by chattermouth

... had would be a crime of understatement. And it tasted good too.   I've been blessed with a good crew here in 1770. Mostly English and a few Canadians, we've bonded into a nicely cohesive group based on mutual, light-hearted jokery. I'm constantly ...

Rollercoaster in the Sky, Town of 1770, Australia travel blog

Rollercoaster in the Sky

A travel blog entry by chattermouth

... pathology.   I didn't step into another plane for six years.   Fast-forward to now. I'm staying in the Town of 1770 (Coolest. Name. Evar.), one of the tours you can take is a flight over the Great Barrier Reef and the surrounding Eastern ...

Town of 1770 and Lady Musgrave Island, Town of 1770, Australia travel blog

Town of 1770 and Lady Musgrave Island

A travel blog entry by danielandrachel

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15th March 2007  Town of 1770, Australia We leave Bundaburg in the morning and head up to Agnes Water and the Town of 1770.  As we travel the scenery has changed and we travel by hundreds of sugar cane fields.  Agnes Water is the ...

Notes from Down Under, Town of 1770, Australia travel blog

Notes from Down Under

A travel blog entry by chattermouth

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I've been filing away little notes in my moleskin notebook (thanks Connie!), here's a selection of my favourites. Not exactly profound insight, but here you go...   I don't even want to fathom the prospect of driving on the wrong side of the road. ...

Michael the table tennis champ, Town of 1770, Australia travel blog

Michael the table tennis champ

A travel blog entry by beccamike

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... and re-energise after spending most of the last fortnight camping in Noosa and Fraser Island. There was not much to do in the town. With the highlight being the hostel. It had free pool, fussball, table tennis (which I - Michael won, unlucky Becca) and a ...

Happy Holidays! (Im a slacker!), Town of 1770, Australia travel blog

Happy Holidays! (Im a slacker!)

A travel blog entry by chellsee22

... turtles coming out of their nests and make their way down to the beach. Very neat experience they were so cute. We are now in the town of 1770 a peaceful little town that isnt very touristy yet. Matt is gonna do his diving course so we will be here for ...

Day 76 - Town of 1770/Agnes Water, Town of 1770, Australia travel blog

Day 76 - Town of 1770/Agnes Water

A travel blog entry by al_fey

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... Katie was quite happy watching the younger surfers closer to the beach. I remember sitting watching the surfers last time I was in Australia 6 years ago up in Noosa; there is something very soothing about watching these guys swim out to the big waves, ...

Day 75 - Airlie Beach to Town of 1770, Town of 1770, Australia travel blog

Day 75 - Airlie Beach to Town of 1770

A travel blog entry by al_fey

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... was the next place, and the next place... here we go again! Eventually we found a place down the road in a place called "Town of 1770", which is named after the location & year that Captain Cook first set foot in Queensland. We're staying in what is ...

Vomit of 1770, Town of 1770, Australia travel blog

Vomit of 1770

A travel blog entry by anslwithers

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We've reached the Southern end of the Great Barrier Reef at Town of 1770 (named after when Cook landed here) and so left the Beaches of 1770 and took the Spirit of 1770 out to the reef to do some snorkelling.  We knew we were in trouble when we sat ...

Town of 1770, Town of 1770, Australia travel blog

Town of 1770

A travel blog entry by silverlining

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Agnes Water/Town of 1770, Agnes Water/Town of 1770, Australia travel blog

Agnes Water/Town of 1770

A travel blog entry by kathyface

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... Waterm past loads of Roos & Wallabys (although I still struggle to tell the difference between them!) We then drove down into the Town of 1770. We went and sat down on the rocks by the water and watched the sunset. It was by far one of the most ...

Town of 1770, Town of 1770, Australia travel blog

Town of 1770

A travel blog entry by sophieholmes

We are now in a lace north of Bundaberg on the East coast of Oz, called Town of 1770. This is the first place Captain Cook landed in Queensland, in the year (surprise surprise) 1770. We are actually in Agnes waters, which is 6km down the road, because ...

Some pics, Town of 1770, Australia travel blog

Some pics

A travel blog entry by chattermouth

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Here's some pics from bush ...

Christmas off the Map, Town of 1770, Australia travel blog

Christmas off the Map

A travel blog entry by chattermouth

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... I've found just the place to nest for while away from the organized, structure tourist route. I've been here in the Town of 1770 (named after the date of Captain Cook's maiden voyage when he arrived here on the eastern shore to start the fabled English ...

Kick back and relax.., Agnes Water and Town of 1770, Australia travel blog

Kick back and relax..

A travel blog entry by helinachan

Arrived in 1770 a couple of days ago.. Its such a nice place. What a beautiful place to get some sleep! So chilled, everyone so friendly, so safe. I think theres not more than 3000 population here! On the way up I travelled on the Greyhound coach and was ...

Christmas and no room at the inn :-(, Agnes Water - Town of 1770, Australia travel blog

Christmas and no room at the inn :-(

A travel blog entry by lynnandhev

... was Christmas time but we thought seeing as we had a tent we could find a campsite at least. We got the Agnes Water (town of 1770) quite late and it was already dark and still heavily raining. The campsite was all boggy and they had no cabins so that ...

Town of 1770, Town of 1770, Australia travel blog

Town of 1770

A travel blog entry by jtpharr

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Up the East Coast we go, Agnes Water, Town of 1770, Australia travel blog

Up the East Coast we go

A travel blog entry by izzieradley

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... chilling on the side of the road!! It was mad, and also this is the first snake I've seen in my (almost) 4 months of living in Australia.. which is pretty good going I feel! Anyway, so now we're in Agnes Water and have an overnight bus tomorrow night to ...

1770 Cool Bananas ...., Agnes Waters / Town Of 1770, Australia travel blog

1770 Cool Bananas ....

A travel blog entry by darrenstrip

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... second day here we went on a sea kayaking tour ran by two guys called Bruce & Bruce! No joke! A full day of kayaking/sailing around the 1770 coastline. We spotted sting rays in the water and capsized more than once! Good fun. After lunch we each got ...

Hell's Angel, The Town of 1770, Australia travel blog

Hell's Angel

A travel blog entry by caz_sykes

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The Town of 1770 is a very small very pretty coastal town, called so because it is the first place Captain Cook landed in Australia in, yep, 1770. It's local population is something like 80, probably because some of the tiny run down old shacks we saw ...

Newbie, Agnes Water / Town of 1770, Australia travel blog

Newbie

A travel blog entry by cmj

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... pair of beach towns at the south end of the Great Barrier Reef. It's also the farthest north place in Australia where you can surf. I took advantage of both. I was recommended to stay at a hostel called Cool Bananas, but it was full the first night ...

Agnes Water/ The Town of 1770, Agnes Water/ The Town of 1770, Australia travel blog

Agnes Water/ The Town of 1770

A travel blog entry by rina1987

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... of Queensland. When Captain Crook discovered Australia, he first arrived at Botany Bay in Sydney (NSW), and afterwards 'The Town of 1770'. Everyone we met that has been there, has only been telling nice things about the place, and looking back now I ...

Hello!, Town Of 1770, Australia travel blog

Hello!

A travel blog entry by zeccacarr

... mind....Emerald is bllody miles away man! No way, so were gonna look for some more, which is more conveniently located! We're in the Town Of 1770 (little bit of history for you, called 1770 due to the fact that Captain Cook landed here in the year ...

1770, Town of 1770, Australia travel blog

1770

A travel blog entry by biggmik

Overnight stop. Beautiful ...

Living the good life in Agnes Waters, Agnes Waters and the Town of 1770, Australia travel blog

Living the good life in Agnes Waters

A travel blog entry by semperfelix

... to keep a good pace in the soft sand. But finally we made it, and found out we'd walked nearly to the Town of 1770. Drenched. Exhausted. Feeling a bit satisfied, though, and thinking we'd done more than our quota of exercise. Had a nice dinner with ...

Captain Cook Holiday Park, Town of 1770, Australia travel blog

Captain Cook Holiday Park

A travel blog entry by kandkaway

June 7th 2008 Town of 1770 Captain Cook Holiday Park Well here we are again, another caravan park and another beautiful beach! The town is named after the year the Captain Cook set foot on Australia for the second time, well back in 1770. We arrived ...

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